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it should under the lid of the fuse box and in the owners manual if no manual try here for one online www.edmonds.com

1989 Ford Crown... | Answered on Sep 08, 2019

Rays correct your fuse box is located to the left side of the steering column under it near the emergency brake and it may have a plastic cover over it with a rounded upper right corner for the flasher

1989 Ford Crown... | Answered on Sep 08, 2019

until you can see the leak its still guess work --either mechanic didnt do repair correctly or you have a crack in block --use a mirror and light to look in area for origin of leak

1989 Ford Crown... | Answered on Apr 20, 2017

Bill, you could possibly have a vacuum hose leak. With motor running, open your hood and listen carefully for a hissing sound. If you hear one, try to pinpoint where it's coming from.

1989 Ford Crown... | Answered on Sep 07, 2015

Usually the problem is inside the lock switch. You should have power at the EEC relay and the coil with the switch in the on position.

1989 Ford Crown... | Answered on Jun 16, 2015

depends which freeze plugs your changing. if its the ones at the rear of the heads or back of motor being covered by the bell housing then yes it has to be pulled.

1989 Ford Crown... | Answered on Apr 25, 2015

Yes, you have to pull the transmission. But look it over closely. Most likely the coolant is coming from somewhere else. I have never seen or replaced a bad freeze plug back there. Water can't get to them to rust them out from the outside in. Only if you use water only to cool the engine. Heater hoses and the intake manifold gaskets can cause a leak in this area.

1989 Ford Crown... | Answered on Apr 25, 2015

these can be found in a Chiltons book or by Google search for motor size

1989 Ford Crown... | Answered on Mar 14, 2015

Usually the Crown Vics and MGM's (Mercury Grand Marquis) have them behind the wheel well of the passenger side, or mounted low on the engine compartment

1989 Ford Crown... | Answered on Feb 03, 2015

when all else fails replace the ignition module on the distributor. As it fails it will cause high idle and other symptoms. Does the problem only happen when the engine is hot?

1989 Ford Crown... | Answered on Feb 02, 2015

Ford puts all the ECM/PCM's in the firewall on the passenger side.

1989 Ford Crown... | Answered on Dec 17, 2014

Nine times out of ten, it is the sending unit in the tank that is the problem. To check, use a sort jumper wire to ground the gas gauge wire to the frame while watching the gauge needle on the dash, with the key in on position.

Find the gas tank electrical connector by the tank. Pull it apart, and on the harness side of the connector, locate the wire going to the sending unit. I don't know what color it is, but the fuel pump wire is a pink wire with black stripe and there is a black wire for the ground. The other wire should be for the dash gauge's sending unit. Have a helper turn the key to on and watch the gas gauge for any perceptible movement while you use the jumper wire, insert one end into the terminal for the gauge's sending unit wire (this is on the harness side of the connector, not the gas tank side), and touch the other end to the car frame-you are grounding it. If the dash gauge is good, the needle should move a lot, usually will move more than half way, one way or the other. So if it does, you know the dash gauge is good, and the problem is in the sending unit.

If it is the sending unit, it is quite a job to drop the tank, pull it out from under the car, then pull the fuel pump and sending unit out. You might be fighting a lot of rust on an '89-get some penetrating oil. And look for the removal procedure in a repair manual. It's not terribly difficult if you are handy with tools...and like to get dirty. Those hoses on the tank have been stuck on there a long time. Good luck.

1989 Ford Crown... | Answered on Sep 15, 2014

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