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Emergency brake engages while driving lincoln ls

My emergency brake engages while driving my 2007 Lincoln LS

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The Lincoln LS was made for 7 years
2000 thru 2006

I have a 2004 LS and all the factory manuals &
have been at this for 50 years & don't believe
that the electronic parking system goes on
by it'self,but would like to hear more detail

Are you sure your not having ABS motor or pump
hcu unit issues

Posted on Sep 08, 2012


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One of 2 ways.......

#1) mounting screws on the exterior of the brake light lens.

#2) in the trunk behind the carpeting, usually this is the easiest way. either way the bulb is held in by a twist lock bulb holder.


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SOURCE: 2000 lincoln ls heater not working...thermostat?

- If temp guage reads normal, the lack of heat may be due to the Heater Control Valve. Located in front of the radiator. Lower passenger side. A real bugger to replace.
- The plastic cap just over the thermostat is key in re-filling the anti freeze and bleeding air.

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it is down under the intake manifold. the intake manifold must be removed to get to it. this vehicle is known for developing a vacum leak in the elbow hose that connects to pcv valve, so ive done a few.

Posted on Feb 19, 2009


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SOURCE: lincoln ls transimission fluid

It is located on the transmission pan. Their is a "fluid level check screw" that you will need to take out. You aren't going to be able to just dump a quart of fluid in and be good though. These transmissions are designed under normal driving conditions to never have to be serviced and that includes the fluid. But if your like me, you like to hot rod it once in a while. Then you should change your fluid every 45,000 miles or so. The drain plug is at the very bottom of the pan. You are gonna need a little over 11.5 quarts of Mercon(R) V Transmission fluid for the 3.0 as well as the 3.9 liter. The amount of fluid needed for the transmission is the same regardless of the engine you have.
Hope this post will help someone in the future. Also their is no dipstick to check the fluid level. You have to take the screw/bolt out on the side of the Tranny Pan.


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SOURCE: ac blowing hot air on 2005 lincoln ls. just sarted today

Needs to be recharged and you more than likely have a leak somewhere

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