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When I changed my cigarette lighter in my 1997 Lincoln mark 8 my power locks and trunk stopped working and my information station has data error.How do I reset it.

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If you didn't disconnect the battery before changing lighter you may have shorted something out.
Try disconnecting the battery for a while. some cars have capacitors that keep the computer memory so give it about an hour to be safe.

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