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If some one has ripped out the wires from the lift gate the may have shorted to groung causing fuses to blow. Check your owners manual th see which fuses might have blown.
The manual should describe what controls each fuse protects.

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We would like to point out that your car already has a well-placed fuse box diagram located on the inside of the fuse box cover. However, if that's not the case visit this link to know where each fuse lays and what it does:

2003 Lincoln... | Answered on May 21, 2020

the switch is located in the overhead console.

2007 Lincoln... | Answered on May 21, 2020

On your 2007 Lincoln MKX AWD, the dipstick is located on the passenger side in the engine. It sits between the transmission and the engine.

2007 Lincoln MKX... | Answered on May 20, 2020

1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8 firing order
The cylinders are numbered passenger side front to back 1-2-3-4
Drivers side front to back

Lincoln Cars &... | Answered on May 12, 2020

i have a 2005 lincoln ls v8, my code was on a sticker located under the center of the dash (driver side). i laid down on my back with a flash light and looked behind the radio, you will see several stickers with numbers on them. i wrote down all the number from each sticker then tried them , it worked i found the code. note: the one sticker that my code was on had several numbers in front of it that i had to eliminate ex: 1003(98501), 98501 was the code for my door. it took me 20 min but it was worth it . the dealer wanted $90

2004 Lincoln LS | Answered on May 08, 2020

Buy the dipstick for the vehicle, not by length. The markings are important for level.

Lincoln Cars &... | Answered on May 07, 2020

There is no way to rewire anything for the PATS anti-theft system . Only wires going to the PCM for the control of pats are same wires all modules communicate on ,serial data network . Cut an try rewiring these wires will do no good . Pats module needs to communicate with PCM , no communication ,software inside the PCM will not let vehicle start . You would need to send the PCM to control module remaufacturer an have pats disabled . It would be cheaper to have a qualified repair shop fix it correctly .

If it were that easy , rewiring ,why have it . Your best bet ,have a qualified repair shop check it out .

SECTION 419-01: Anti-Theft - PATS 2000 Expedition/Navigator Workshop Manual DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Procedure revision date: 06/17/1999 Anti-Theft -Passive The passive anti-theft system (PATS) contains the following components:
  • theft indicator
  • encoded ignition key
  • transceiver module
  • instrument cluster
  • powertrain control module (PCM)
  • standard corporate protocol (SCP) communication network
The PATS uses radio frequency identification technology to deter a driveaway theft. Passive means that it does not require any activity from the user. This system is known as SecuriLockĀ® in North America, SafeguardĀ® in the U.K. and PATS in continental Europe. This information can be found in owners literature.
The PATS uses a specially encoded ignition key. Each encoded ignition key contains a permanently installed electronic device called a transponder. Each transponder contains a unique electronic identification code, with over 72 million billion combinations.
Each encoded ignition key must be programmed into the vehicle's instrument cluster (the instrument cluster is also known as a hybrid electronic cluster [HEC]), before it can be used to start the engine. There are special diagnostic procedures outlined in the workshop manual that must be carried out if new encoded ignition keys are to be installed.
The encoded key is larger than a traditional ignition key. The key does not require batteries and should last the life of the vehicle.
The transceiver module communicates with the encoded ignition key. This module is located behind the steering column shroud and contains an antenna connected to a small electronics module. During each vehicle start sequence, the transceiver module reads the encoded ignition key identification code and sends the data to the instrument cluster.
The control functions are contained in the instrument cluster. This module carries out all of the PATS functions such as receiving the identification code from the encoded ignition key and controlling engine enable. The instrument cluster initiates the key interrogation sequence when the vehicle ignition switch is turned to RUN or START.
The PATS uses the PCM to enable or disable the engine. The instrument cluster communicates with the PCM over the SCP network in order to enable engine operation. The instrument cluster and the PCM use sophisticated messages in order to prevent a theft. The instrument cluster and the PCM share security data (when first installed together) that makes them a matched pair. After this security data sharing, these modules will not function in other vehicles. The shared PCM ID is remembered even if the battery is disconnected. The instrument cluster also stores the vehicle's key identification code even if the battery is disconnected. There are special diagnostic procedures outlined in this workshop manual that may be carried out if either a new instrument cluster or PCM needs to be installed.
All elements of PATS must be functional before the engine is allowed to start. If any of the components are not working correctly, the vehicle will not start.
PATS uses a visual theft indicator. This indicator will prove out for three seconds when the ignition switch is turned to RUN or START under normal operation. If there is a PATS problem, this indicator will either flash rapidly or glow steadily (for more than three seconds) when the ignition switch is turned to RUN or START. PATS also "blips" the theft indicator every two seconds at ignition OFF to act as a visual theft deterrent.
The PATS is not compatible with aftermarket remote start systems, which allow the vehicle to be started from outside the vehicle. These systems may reduce the vehicle security level, and also may cause no-start issues. Remote start systems must be removed before investigation of PATS-related no-start issues.

Lincoln Cars &... | Answered on Apr 26, 2020

hinges worn --latch and pin line.. up anything blocking -molding ,rust,wire ..does latch move freely with no resistance --if yes possible broken spring or latch pin and would need to remove door panel and replace

Lincoln Cars &... | Answered on Apr 09, 2020

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