Question about 1998 Lincoln Navigator

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Starter had a machanic do work for me. 99 navigator woukdnt start and had oil.mixed with coolant, tall.tale head.prob I know. machanic said head is fine. changed some components on engine and gasgets,new oil sensor, radiator and flushed coolant. he said it was done went and got it drive two mins to my house no check.lights came on but engine sputtered a lil bit while iteling think thats due to its been not ran since feb.washed truck and hooked system up, go.ta start it interior lights came on but engine didnt turn over and no starter clicking at all. unhooked system and tried to jump it and nothing. what shiukd my next move be?

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Test the Battery !! They only last 4 year in some
cases,8 if you get a good one & it likes a perticular
vehicle

Posted on Jul 18, 2013

  • Ty Ellis Jul 18, 2013

    just got the battery 3 months prior to it not starting. so does that exclude that thought?

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SOURCE: 2000 lincoln ls cracked head???

Previous to 2000 Ford had a cylinder head gasket problem with some of the v6 engines failing at two cylinders at opposite corners of engine (don't know what engineyou have) They supposedly corrected that, but I'm not sure how well the correction worked. I doubt if the cylinder head is cracked but if some amount of compression is getting into cooling system it's possible that it may give you strange sensor readings. When testing, it's also possible that some air escaped and returned everything to "normal" ('till it builds up again).
At this point, I would get a second opinion on this. As well as a comprehensive computer scan, have someone do a radiator hydrocarbon test...that will reveal any compression in cooling system from gasket or any other source. (Don't mention that it was checked before, just say what originally happened so objective testing will be done.)

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SOURCE: Coolant vapors coming through vents

Sounds to me like a leaking heater core, probably just started. Quite an extensive operation to replace. If you happen to be in a cold climate, the windows will undoubtedly fog up. Hope this helps

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SOURCE: 2005 lincoln ls engine problems

white smoke sounds like either ingesting transmission fluid through a vacuum ,or a blown head gasket.those cars have coils and yes they go bad.you need to do a compression test and see if the head gasket is gone.low compression can also cause a misfire by not burning the fuel properly.

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SOURCE: engine shutdown while driving, check engine light

Try turning the advance-trac off. If you have a systems menu (Should be right side of Speedo) you have options for Park assist, bells ,chimes and so on. One selection is the Traction. The traction assist works by throttling down the engine when it detects a difference in rotation from 1 wheel to the next.

You need a scan for the codes but your hunk of metal is not able to go to Autozone or Oreillys until you start it.

You may also want to try to enter the keyless entry code in the door keypad in case the antitheft is upset. Your alarm may block the ignition.

Defeating the traction control and alarm system may get you going.

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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SOURCE: low oil pressure light comes

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First thing to do is check the power to starter with a volt meter.

A. From the battery to starter positive cable check to see if you have continuity.

B. Check the voltage at starter. Red lead of tester to the positive connection and the black lead from meter to a good ground.

Results should be: A. continuity And B. !2 volts

If the results of the above or not what your results are then stop and write to me. If your results are as above continue on to the second test.

Second thing i need you to do is get a Hammer

Now do you know where the starter is ? OK (see diagram)

you will need someone to help you- have this person get in the truck key in ignition -- you go to starter hammer ready holler START ENGINE then tap on the starter with hammer. Will it start?

Now tap the solenoid . It is the little round container on top of starter tap that too. Will it start?

This is an easy way to see if the truck starts if so starter is bad.

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Ok We have a service Bulletin on this model for no crank .


TSB 06-19-14

100206

NO CRANK: STARTER TERMINAL FATIGUE

FORD:

1997-2007 Crown Victoria

1997-2004 F-150 Heritage

1997-2006 Expedition

1998-2006 E-S e?es

1999-2006 F-Super Duty

2002-2007 Explorer

2004-2006 F-150

2007 Explorer Sport Trac

LINCOLN:

1998-2006 Navigator

2003-2005 Aviator

MERCURY:

1997-2007 Grand Marquis

2002-2007 Mountaineer

ISSUE

Some vehicles may exhibit a no crank condition due to an open circuit in the starter relay

to starter motor circuit at the starter motor connection.

ACTION

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

A new starter terminal wiring pigtail kit is released eliminating the need to replace the

entire harness for the terminal connection.

NOTE

TERI?INAL Kit ONLY SERVICES THE STARTER RELAY TO STARTER MOTOR

CIRCUIT. THE KIT DOES NOT SERVICE STARTER MOTOR BAHERY POWER

Circuit.

Refer to instruction sheet contained in Wiring Pigtail Kit for wiring harness service

procedure.

NOTE

REFERENCE THE APPROPRIATE WORKSHOP MANUAL SERVICE SECTION 303-06

FOR REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION OF THE STARTER MOTOR WIRING

TER1•fiNAL CONNECTION PROCEDURES.

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Parts Block

WARRANTY STATUS: Eligible under Provisions of New Vehicle Limited Warranty

Coverage

OPERATION DESCRIPTION TII?

06l9l4A Install Wiring Pigtail kit (Do 0.4 Hr.

Not Use With 14200A)

MT061914 Claim Additional Labor Actual

Required As Actual Time

Or Use SLTS Operation If

Available

DEALER CODING

CONDITION

BASIC PART NO. CODE

14A280 01

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