Question about 1995 Lincoln Town Car

4 Answers

Crank no start

1995 lincoln T C very intermitent, shuts down while driving, cranks but wont start, then starts after an hour or the next day. sometimes when turning car off it wont start but cranks, same thing, it will start sometime latter and run perfect for a few days to few weeks.

Posted by on

  • 7 more comments 
  • coyrcarter Aug 23, 2008

    Having same problem. Car fails to start if 'check engine' light is off but if 'check engine' light comes on, car will start without any problem.

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    It has a good battery it just won't crank over at all sometimes. So I pop the clutch and drive around. Then the next ten times it will start just fine. I have bypassed the cluth switch. Sometimes when I put into 1st and 2nd gear then back to neutral it will start. Sometimes it wont.

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    First thing in the morning when I put my car in drive it will take a few minutes before it will move
    Once it gets going and warms up I seems to do fine the rest of the day.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    sometimes problem to start. the starter works good. when car does start shuts down imediately, but if i start moving everything works perfect.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    stalls while driving cranks but won't start for one hour then starts and runs fine

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    The car runs great for a while or so then just shuts off and doesn't crank for hours sometimes

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Drove car, everything fine, parked in grocery storelot the first time it happened, then driveway the second time. Go to get in the car NOTHING> No lights, key wont turn, absolutely nothing. Come back in about 1 hour (grocery store), next morning ( driveway), car starts fine as if nothing happened. Open to suggestions, dealer was no help at this point.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Vehicle run for a few days than wont start and seems to not be getting fuel...I changed the fuel filter and when running has no power and now wont start again

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    starts an runs fine for a few days,then won't start at all. it cranks but just won't start

×

4 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 169 Answers

SOUNDS LIKE THE CRANK SENSOR POSS. AS I HAVE ONE HERE THAT I JUST DIAGNOSED FOR THE SAME THING WITH A SCAN TOOL WHEN WE FINALLY GOT IT NOT TO START. I'LL FOLLOW UP AFTER SENSOR INSTALL

Posted on Aug 21, 2008

  • SCOTT OCONNOR Sep 29, 2008

    The crank sensor fixed the problem but I also checked the wiring harness going up behind the a/c compressor and found some corrosion on the braided ground shield. if this wasn't causing a problem now it would have soon as the corrosion was working it's way through the rubber casing of the sensor wiring. i cleaned all the corrosion with a baking soda/water spray combo I came up with years ago. dried all the wires and applied liquid electrical tape to the whole area. I just talked to the customer and it is running great. I was the third shop to work on this car arround here.

    Take care and good luck..........Scott

×

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I had a similar issue where it seemed as though it wasn't catching. I too wasnt able to start the car sometimes till the next day. I have even been fine for month and then it happened again. I finally drove the car to my home town and got a check engine light on. Thank GOD for this! The code read 1359- Spark output malfunction in the ford book. This could apparently be an engine coil or spark plug. We shall see exactly when i take it to the shop again. Hope this helps and ill keep you all posted.

Posted on Oct 13, 2011

Try the fuel pump relay - driver's side in engine compartment

Posted on Oct 17, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 15 Answers

You need to see if any codes are set in computer. Is the check engine lamp on? It could be a bad crank sensor

Posted on Aug 20, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Van just shuts off while driving.


You probably have a weak crank shaft position sensor. Also try changing the oil and filters.

Jun 20, 2014 | 1995 Plymouth Voyager

1 Answer

Shifter stuck in park and engine cranks but won't start


check all wire connectors for water ingress and tight. check that the snow has not allowed mud to get any where to hinder correct operation

Nov 30, 2013 | 2006 Lincoln Mark LT

1 Answer

1995 wont start get no spark. Problem is intermittent. after a couple of hours car starts ok. The crank sensor was replaced still get the problem every few weeks


The crank sensor was the problem with my 1995 Lincoln Town Car. Just had it replaced. So, don't know if the problem will reoccur.

Aug 04, 2008 | 1995 Lincoln Town Car

1 Answer

Car shutting off


replace the ignition module. They get hot and shut the car off. After it cools down it will restart. This is a common problem on General Motors cars.

Jun 18, 2008 | 1995 Pontiac Bonneville

1 Answer

Nissan Sentra Series 3 won't start


I have the same problem. When I let the car sit over night it cranks right up, but if I cut it off it is off for hours and won't crank.

Jun 14, 2008 | 1995 Nissan Sentra

Not finding what you are looking for?
1995 Lincoln Town Car Logo

817 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Lincoln Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

61037 Answers

Fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5331 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Are you a Lincoln Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...