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I have a 1999 lincoln towncar thats having a issue when its cold trying to start.When i get in it in the morning it have a hard time starting.It will crank then stall crank then stall.After doing this for a few times it will run but rough like its about to shut off.Then out of the blue it picks up and runs normal instanty.This only happens when its cold.I have no hesitation once it gets running at all just cold starts in the morning.What could this be ?Any help would be greatly appreciated.Thanks in advance .

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For the last 20 years of so, cars made for sale in the U.S. have an interesting emissions component.
That is, there are two sensors that screw into the engine block that detect the heat of the engine coolant.
In some cars these are even the same part, but have different tasks.
1) this sensor detects the engine temperature to operate the electric fan by the radiator.
If this sensor fails, it can cause the electric fan to not turn on when it is needed, and can cause damage to the engine from overheating.
2) This sensor is hooked to the computer and the temperature gauge to tell the computer when the engine is warmed up.
If this sensor fails, it can cause the symptoms you list.
What is happening is, with the sensor malfunctioning, it is like the old fashioned "hand choke" of 100 years ago, that you would adjust when the engine warmed up.
God bless your efforts.

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answer , very carefully ...

drain coolant , remove and mark all vacuum lines , make a schematic to diagram your hose routing, disconnect and plug all fuel lines, remove distributor and mark location of rotor, disconnect battery, remove any necessary cables, brackets and or accesseries, remove intake mounting bolts, note length of bolts and reference location, pry up on intake , remove intake, scrape old gasket off , must be very clean to reinstall new gasket or you will cause a leak..

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SOURCE: diagram of installation of serpentine belt on 1999

The diagram is under the hood near the radiator. If the factory sticker has been removed then a $25 repair manual at your local parts store will answer that and many more questions, well worth the cost, I get one for every car I own or intend to do much work on.

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