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94 Lincoln TC engine stalls when slowing/stopping

94 Lincoln Town Car engine stalls when slowing down or stopping after driving good for several hours. Cranks right back up. Had oil changed and SL mentioned there was evidence of "some oil leak on valve covers" but mainly around drivers side. Stalled again a few days later.

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    i have a 94 buick lesaber the rpm gauge jumps up and down when idoling the car stalles when slowing down what can this be caused from

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Most common cause of stalling for Lincolns in that era is the TPS (Throttle Position Sensor). It regulates fuel mixture, idle speed etc. A bad TPS will usually act up in one of two ways:

  1. When cold, car continually stalls
  2. When warm, car stalls when slowing down (especially if AC is on)
As far as valve cover oil leak, it's a problem that should be addressed to keep oil from fouling your spark plugs but highly unlikely to be the cause of your stalling problem. Hope this answers your question. All the best.
Greg

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

  • charlesxp Mar 03, 2011

    I have had a similar problem with the Crown Victoria from 1993. I cleaned out the throttle body and the Mass Air Sensor with the appropriate sprays and it fixed the problem. I hope to do the same with my 96 Towncar. Hopefully it will also fix the problem. - CharlesXP

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