TRYING to fix my 96 lincoln cotinentals air ride because mine is currently in need of some attention however i dont have a lot of money on me but was wondering if going to a wrecking yard and trying to find new sensor or air bags would that be a option that would o.k w/me..............

5

Asked by Aug 03, 2013 at 06:54 AM about the 1996 Lincoln Continental 4 Dr STD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i just got car,itlooks like it has no schocks,everytime u start car the levil ride tries to fix itself the signal gets sent to the compressor it kicks on tries to send the air its making its desired location   and it seems that after about 2 min the compresser kicks off and i always get same two sayigs pop up check traction contg

3 Answers

257,515

Is the air ride button on? The button is inside the trunk on the left side. There is a small compartment that has a small door on that side. Just open the door and you'll be able to see the switch and make sure that it is on.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
257,515

Do all 4 shocks not inflate? A leak in one would make it lean. I'd be surprised if you had a leak in all 4. Did the problem exist when you bought the car?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
257,515

There also can be a leak in the system iteself causing the pump to run continuous potential burning the pump out. The air ride system is a complicated one and I recommend someone with some expertise to look at and diagnose your issue. Someone such as yourself might spend a lot of time trying to fix it and never find a solution. I know you don't have a lot of money, but owning a car isn't cheap.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Continental

Looking for a Used Continental in your area?

CarGurus has 3,909 nationwide Continental listings starting at $35,942.

ZIP:

Lincoln Continental Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    360
  • #2
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    350
  • #3
    COMETGUY61
    Reputation
    290
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Lincoln Town Car
39 Great Deals out of 1,745 listings starting at $1,000
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
160 Great Deals out of 7,016 listings starting at $2,000
Used BMW 7 Series
125 Great Deals out of 5,523 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford F-150
2,487 Great Deals out of 193,508 listings starting at $799
Used Chevrolet Impala
549 Great Deals out of 35,053 listings starting at $900
Used Ford Mustang
588 Great Deals out of 36,168 listings starting at $1,800

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.