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1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6 32v engine...idles smooth in park & in gear. In park I get a engine miss when revved to 4000rpm. Also seem/feels like I have a miss at lower engine speed when being driven. New plugs made no difference

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  • hrdtduck Jun 04, 2009

    What are you silly?? the red line on this engine is 6k...revving to 4k is nothing....You should be able to hammer the engine without ANY fear of damage

  • hrdtduck Jun 11, 2009

    Well I found out that you are right in that a rev limiter will come in at 4k RPM when the car is in park or neutral..free revving, but the red line on this engine under load is 6+k.

    Anyway I still have the problem with the "soft jerking" when driven at all speeds, not consistent not at all times, does not happen under when you step on it..only under light throttle application. almost feel like a engine miss, but now I suspect a fuel issue

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I don't have a solution for this problem but what the other guys said is true... I have a big problem with my 2000 continental. It idles at 2500rpm and if I try to drive it it won't shift until it reaches 4000 rpm. I tried iac, and mass air flow... Did nothing. Please help. Email me at moisesrage@gmail.com if anyone can help

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Hello,

The car will break up around 4000 rpm. This is normal for the conti and I owned 2 1998 models. If there is no laod (transmission not engaged) the rpm will break up so you dont over rev the engine. I consider myself an experts with all the work i have done on mine so relax, drink a beer and enjoy!

Chuck
Atlanta, GA

Posted on Jun 25, 2009

  • chuck_neste Jun 25, 2009

    Hey hrdtduck



    Please email me if you need anything else. I also have a hesitation as you mentioned and replaced just about everything you can imagine. The transmission finnaly coded out with a p 1744 / Shift solenoid issue. there are TB's against the trnasmission for this issue. I am still driving mine with 108K and its been like this for 10,000 miles and have not gotten worst. The tranny was flushed and still looks good.Ii am living with the hesitation. for now. I will still drive the car anywhere. good luck



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Hello, i first must ask why that engine would EVER be reved to 4000 RPM? it is likely you are up against the rev-limiter and your ignition is made not to over rev. be very careful....4000 RPM on that engine could/will severly damage your tourque convertor........very expensive it is common for the EGR passages on that model to plug up with carbon, remove valve, clean ports, and retest for low speed miss/hesitation, good luck....marty

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    MARTY Jun 04, 2009

    ok!!!!!!!!!!!! its your car............

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