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1997 Ford Thunderbird Lx Sport V8....my First Car by Zach
 — This car means alot to me and i plan on restoring it one day. I have rode in this car since i was 10 years old and i never thought i would actually own it one day!! It was my aunts car and she passed ... Read More
Rocketship by exposures
 — Takes off like a rocket, there's a reason why they put these engines in police cars. Bought this new in 97 and the body style still looks great. The factory spoiler completes the look. Maintenance is... Read More
Say What?! by Brenda
 — I bought it for a little under $6,000 with it having no more than 87k miles. Which I think that it was an amazing deal. I have had no problems with it. The Thunderbird has been on of the best cars I h... Read More

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Ford Thunderbird Questions


Dash Panel Lights Off On 1997 Thunderbird Lx

I decided to re-word this question from yesterday....... My dash panel lights are out on my 1997 Thunderbird LX. It started when they would intermittently go out in the summer weather. Now the lights ...

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Wat Different Motors Can I Put In My 97 Ford Tbird

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1997 Thunderbirl Lx Turned Off While Driving Now Won't Start

I was driving my ar down the road and it died like it ran out of gas. now it won't start, it will fire up for second then shut off. i put in new spark plugs a new fuel pump and the pump relay

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Engine Fan Only Works With A/c On

unless i turn on a/c or defrosf engine fan won't come on. replaced coolant sensor, did not help

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Brendon Miller

Ok. So I Just Recently Bought A 1997 Ford Thunderbird And For Some Reason E...

Also when I first start it and in low speeds it has trouble performing and it shutters.

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