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2 problems: 1) 1990 lincoln town car runs fine for 10-15min. Then starts shaking (like tire about to blow out but tires are fine or like water/trash in fuel, or not firing on all cylinders????). Also loses power on hills slowing significantly then gains speed on flat or down hill grades--slowly even though gas pedal almost top floor. If pull over & shut car off for min. or 2 then restart car runs fine again (even up hill) for a while then may or may not repeat this sequence depending on length of time I continue driving. I pulled & checked spark plugs & they appear fine. 2)" Check air suspension sys. " warning came on so I unhooked connectors in trunk (passengers side) as per owners manual thinking this would stop the pump from coming on & eliminate the warning; however, warning returns 15-20 min. after ea. restart of engine & pump turns on & off frequently. Any suggestions/reccommendations to solve these problems would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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  • camdenbeauty Jul 11, 2009

    Don't know where to find it. I was told I should not mess with that since fuel injection systems are under pressure. If this is a simple DIY project please advise how to proceed. Also, I was advised to check spark plug wires when it turns dark which I plan on doing. However, in my limited auto mechanic experience, these problems seem to be things that would occur at all times during the driving experience not just intermittantly----NO?????



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Have you checked the fuel filter?

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