What causes an 1998 Lincoln town car executive series to surge while accelerating

Asked by Jun 28, 2013 at 07:08 AM about the 1998 Lincoln Town Car Executive

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Any number of things. I'd scan for codes first, if none, then change the plugs and filters, clean the throttle body and Idle Control Valve.

depending on mileage sometimes a stuck dpfe sensor will cause some drivability concerns,due to the fact that you have insuffiecent egr flow,ck for codes,if egr concern you might have a p0401 code,hope this helps

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