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Trying to locate the ballast resitor own the steering colum own a 1990 lincoln town car

Someone by passed the original ballast ignition wire trying too locate where it runs from ignition to the fuse box

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It runs through at least one relay. Maybe instead of trying to track wiring down yourself, you could do what I used to do. I went to a local "you-pull-it" wrecking yard and found a car like mine. I looked at that one to figure out how to fix mine. You could go find THAT ignition wire and it would help you locate where yours should be. You might want to pick up some used parts while you're there.

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SOURCE: 1990 Lincoln Town Car Brake Lights Fuse Blows When Put In Drive

This could be caused by the transmission range selector switch on the tranny, no sure how without the wiring diagram, but seems to ring a bell from my 20 years at a ford delaer.

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SOURCE: Air Suspension Fuse 2000 Lincoln town Car

look in ur manual it will say it in there or u can call ur dealer and ask them which fuse it would be......

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SOURCE: locatio of inertia switch 1990 lincoln town car

Check just above the carpet on the passenger side where your feet go under dash.

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SOURCE: 1997 Lincoln Town Car; left turn stiff

Could be an air lock in the system.Leave the engine running with the fluid cap off and turn the steering from lock to lock several times .

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SOURCE: fuse box diagram for 1998 lincoln

should be a cover over the fuse box with a digram on it

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