Do you have to set the electronics on a 2000 Lincoln town car when a new battery is installed or does it reset automatically?

glenda4bonds
0

Asked by Aug 01, 2012 at 05:44 PM about the 2000 Lincoln Town Car

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers

Tom Demyan
182,535

Reset the clock and radio. Reprogram the engine's idle and fuel trim strategy. This is necessary for optimum engine performance. To do so, stop the car, set the emergency brake, put the car in park, turn off accessories, turn on the engine and let it idle until it reaches operating temperature. Turn on the air conditioner and let the engine idle another minute. Put your foot on the brake pedal, release the emergency brake, put the car in drive and drive it for 10 miles. This completes the programming.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

This is not glenda4bonds, Tom, but thanks for an excellent piece of information. I did not know that, I left my lights on one day (actually 3 days I was not home) and the battery not only drained, but ruined it. Even after a new battery I -set the clock like you said, but that's all and it never ran as well since. I was stumped. It never in a million years occurred to me that what you explained was the cause. Good Day Sir and thanks again..I passed this on to the guy I sold my 2002 TC to.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Lincoln Town Car Questions

Lincoln Town Car Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 1,300
#2 Tracy Hooks
Tracy Hooks
Reputation 1,120
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,060
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercury Grand Marquis"
42 Great Deals out of 2,309 listings starting at $1,599
Used Ford Crown Victoria"
12 Great Deals out of 1,376 listings starting at $1,950
Used Cadillac DeVille"
8 Great Deals out of 2,142 listings starting at $900
Used Lincoln Navigator"
79 Great Deals out of 6,300 listings starting at $2,995
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class"
107 Great Deals out of 6,978 listings starting at $3,000
Used Ford F-150"
2,150 Great Deals out of 208,152 listings starting at $1,699
Used Chevrolet Impala"
557 Great Deals out of 31,339 listings starting at $1,100
Used Chevrolet Suburban"
370 Great Deals out of 21,248 listings starting at $995
Used BMW 7 Series"
128 Great Deals out of 5,615 listings starting at $1,995

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Lincoln Town Car For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 71 listings starting at $5,750
2010 Lincoln Town Car For Sale
27 listings starting at $5,800
2009 Lincoln Town Car For Sale
57 listings starting at $2,999
2008 Lincoln Town Car For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 66 listings starting at $4,200
2007 Lincoln Town Car For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 187 listings starting at $2,499