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1998 Lincoln Continental. Car running, stopped at light, in gear, foot on brake, intermittent pulse in brake pedal. Sometimes fairly pronounced, sometimes barely noticeable.

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SOURCE: transmisssion won't shift out of park i to drive 1997 continental

you need to take it to a shop and have it looked at to find out why it wont go into any sounds to me like the transmission is going or gone out

Posted on Jan 29, 2009



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SOURCE: wont go into gear 97 lincoln continental

Unfortunately it sounds like your automatic transmission has suffered a catastrophic failure. But to be sure, allow your vehicle to warm up to normal operating temprature, pull the oil level dipstick for the transmission and check the level. It should be in the checker portion of the stick to be correct level. If it is not, adding fluid may help the condition temporarily. Check for leaks while the engine is running. Have Lincoln or transmission specialist have a look. When it comes to transmissions in general, it is best to let the pros handle it for youl

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

Richard Delahant

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SOURCE: Car accelerates when I remove my foot from the gas pedal

This is only a suggestion, if you used the cruise control lately, better have that checked, it might be stuck in the on position

Posted on Mar 13, 2009



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SOURCE: 1999 Lincoln Town Car (Check brake Light comes on intermittently

brake light switch located on the steering column by brake peddal

Posted on Mar 19, 2009


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SOURCE: replace rear brake light bulb 1998 lincoln continental

pop the trunk and right behind where the lights are pull the carpet down and their will be of the following depending on the trim.

You will either see the light sockets themselves that you can twist and pull to change the bulb, or you will see the plastic nuts/screws that you can remove to remove the entire assembly in order to access the bulbs.

If it's your 3rd brake light, the screws to access the housing are located in the upper part of the trunk

Posted on Oct 26, 2009

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Why is it sometimes i can drive my car and others it wont move?

You need to give us a better idea of your real problem. Does the engine crank over? Does the engine start? Is the vehicle failing to go into gear?

One part that can be intermittent is the Interlock switch on the Brake pedal lever. If this switch fails to light-up the Brake lights, you may not be able to crank the motor, or shift it.

If the engine starts and runs, but does not shift into gear, your foot needs to be on the Brake pedal. It needs a signal from the Brake switch Interlock to allow shifting of the gearshift.

The Brake pedal Interlock switch can be loose or cracked and it will give you the problems you are having.

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This is a problem with the Interlock switch. Under the dash you will see the Brake pedal lever and it will have a switch on it. If this switch is hit by the drivers' feet it can be moved or broken. You can verify this problem by looking for the Brakelights to work when the pedal is pressed. If NO brakelights, the switch is the problem.

The cars are made that before allowing you to shift into gear, your foot must be on the brake. If the signal does not work on the Brake pedal, the car will not go into gear.

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This might work for you guy's replace the brake light switch
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check your fuses for the brakes.
this car has the safty option that you have to have your foot on the brake to shift to rev.(this all happened after the ford LTD's were left running and would rump into rev. and kill people)

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