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This procedure is based on a collaboration of information from the forums, the Ford TSB and personal experience. I’ve only included what I feel is relevant in order to refill the system properly as quickly as possible. The general concept here is that air will accumulate at the highest point in...
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Car washes can be hard on the fragile power antenna mast in the Lincoln Town Car. However, it is relatively easy to replace and not very expensive. Antenna masts can be found frequently on Ebay for between $10 and $20. This procedure also applies to most Lincoln Automobiles. Tools: -Needle...
Restore your Lincoln or Cadillac headlights using clear coat! This video will show you how to clean and restore your headlights so they will never turn yellow or hazy again! You have seen videos on restoring headlights with bug spray, toothpaste, baking soda, and the kits you buy in the...
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Learn how to leather cover and refinish your car's steering wheel. I show you everything you need to know from how to remove your steering wheel, remove the airbag, and more so you can wrap your steering wheel with a new leather cover that looks amazing! Steering wheel puller...
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We are back at the 2005 Cadillac Deville. This time step-by-step replacement on the front disk brake pads and rotors. Doing this DIY project will give you huge savings on labor. It is a 3 hour morning job for the average guy. Total Parts cost $65.00 when sourced on eBay. Total Labor savings...
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A good video tutorial showing how to replace the rear brake rotor and pads on the 2001-2005 Cadillac Deville. . This video is for information only. You should always use the service manual and be competent in auto repair. If you do it wrong you will die.
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Here are instructions on how to install an oil cooler in a Z06 corvette which should be very similar to the Cadillac CTS-V. If anyone completes this install, take pictures and note the differences and then e-mail me the results! Taken from here: z06Vette.com After a lot of research, I...
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Here is a little Lincoln Tech article for you. The general idea here is to get more air into the engine thereby increasing efficiency and power. This is an at-your-own-risk mod. I am not responsible if you happen to break something while completing this mod. See the photo below for the hole...
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Click links below for the Lincoln LS owners Manual 2001 Lincoln LS owners Manual 2002 Lincoln LS owners Manual 2003 Lincoln LS owners Manual 2004 Lincoln LS owners Manual
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Cleaning Wipes (Tub-O-Towels): Amazon.com: Tub O Towels Heavy-Duty 10" x 12" Size Multi-Surface Cleaning Wipes, 90 Count Per Canister: Industrial & Scientific Soapy Wooder: Chris Fix Microfiber Towels: Amazon.com: Zwipes Microfiber Cleaning Cloths (48-Pack): Automotive Brushes: Amazon.com...
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Submitted by: Eric1 Visit the Lincoln Mark VIII Forum for more help I am writing this for the 2nd Gen Lincoln Mark VIII (1997-1998), but the procedure should be similar for the Gen 1 (1993-1996) The tilt / telescoping steering column in the Lincoln Mark VIII may be loose or lock up completely...
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How to Lift your Lincoln Mark VIII Safely ***Information from the Lincoln Mark VIII shop manual Visit the Lincoln Mark VIII Forum for more help These are the recommended lift points for the Lincoln Mark VIII: Front suspension lift point Front frame lift points Number 3 crossmember Rear...
Visit the Lincoln Mark VIII Forum for more help Replacing the engine thermostat is pretty simple and easy. The stock engine in the Lincoln Mark VIII Is the Ford 4.6L DOHC engine. This is the same engine that was stock in the mid 1990s Mustang Cobra. The instructions below are as if you don’t...
By: scott9050 Visit the Lincoln Mark VIII Forum for more help As most of you know, Ford did not design the overdrive wire on the Mark VIII’s very well. The wire would rub against the metal substructure near the shifter and saw the wire in half rendering the transmission Overdrive Switch...
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Applies to 1996 - 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII Changing your own transmission filter can be scary, but once you get into it, it's really not that difficult. If your are experiencing slipping or other major fault with your transmission, you should take it to a dealer or trusted transmission shop...
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Door Adjustment This is a somewhat common problem. Your door is out of alignment. Rather that replacing the door hinges you can try loosening the upper hinge and use a hammer against a solid peace of wood moving the hinge forward an eighth of an inch. This tightens the hinge and lifts the door...
Tools and parts you will need: Safety glasses Rubber gloves Ratchet, extension, and 10mm, 11mm, 18mm metric sockets Jack stands or lift (for non-4x4) Cleaning solvent Drain pan Funnel Rags 13 quarts Mercon V transmission oil (I used Castrol - part synthetic) DO NOT use Mercon or Dextron III...
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This is the switch which controls your signals and your wipers. This procedure applies to models from the 90's. I don't know about later years, but I don't think it will be much different. SAFETY FIRST Disconnect the battery and wait approximately 5 minutes before you start working. This...
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Replacement light bulb chart This chart is a list of all the replacement bulbs from Sylvania for the Town Car from 1990 to 2000. Sylvania is available at most auto parts stores (and online) so you should be able to find them. Information from the Sylvania web site. 1990 Lincoln Town Car...
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