1990 LINCOLN Continental

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

5 Recalls for 1990 LINCOLN Continental

Recall Date Component Summary
October 7, 1997 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FRONT OUTBOARD SEATING POSITION SEAT BELT BUCKLES MAY NOT LATCH OR UNLATCH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT OUTBOARD SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES.

October 7, 1997 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATION 573. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. FORD IS INITIATING AN OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM THAT WILL PROVIDE AN EXTENDED WARRANTY, 12 YEARS AND UNLIMITED MILEAGE, FOR ALL SEAT BELT BUCKLES WITH FUNCTIONAL CONCERNS.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLY, FOR 12 YEARS AND UNLIMITED MILEAGE.

August 6, 1991 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

FRONT DISC BRAKE ROTORS OF THE SUBJECT VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE SEVERE CORROSION IF OPERATED IN AREAS WHERE CALCIUM CHLORIDE AND SODIUM CHLORIDE ARE USED EXTENSIVELY.

Remedy:

REPLACE FRONT BRAKE ROTORS WITH FULL CAST FRONT BRAKE ROTORS.

October 30, 1990 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

THREADED INFLATOR COMPONENTS MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING ASSEMBLY WHICH MAY ALLOW COMPONENTS TO SEPARATE WHEN INFLATOR RECEIVES A SIGNAL TO DEPLOY THE AIR BAG.

Remedy:

REPLACE AIR BAG MODULES CONTAINING POTENTIALLY DEFECTIVE INFLATORS.

December 16, 1998 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEBRASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGNIA, AND WISCONSIN. THE REAR LOWER SUBFRAME MOUNT PLATE NUT CAN EXPERIENCE STRESS CORROSION CRACKING IF SUBJECTED TO LONG TERM EXPOSURE TO ROAD SALTS. THIS CAN RESULT IN FRACTURE AND LOSS OF THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE SUBFRAME MOUNT ATTACHMENT. DETACHMENT OF THE BODY MOUNTS AT THE REAR CORNERS OF THE SUBFRAME, WHICH SUPPORTS THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION, ALLOWS THE REAR CORNERS OF THE SUBFRAME TO DROP.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL SUBFRAME REAR MOUNT BOLTS, REINFORCEMENT PLATES, AND PLATE NUTS.

These are complaints about vehicles like yours and some can only be found here. Do they sound familiar?

3 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1990 LINCOLN Continental

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220 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1990 LINCOLN Continental

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Date Component  
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 824944
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10112015
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10099488
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10069823
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 8018385
STEERING:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 984171
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 986441
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 984548
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLUID
ODI Number: 984467
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 978710
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ODI Number: 982489
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 976223
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 980740
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 983267
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 977104
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 977881
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 978779
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 970217
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 974211
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 975330
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM | SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 972021
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 971988
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 975614
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 974410
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
ODI Number: 970868
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
ODI Number: 964014
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 967854
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 963505
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 966903
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | SUSPENSION | SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM | SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 965549
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 968555
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 959279
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT
ODI Number: 959279
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 881180
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM:SPRINGS/BAGS
ODI Number: 881750
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 882425
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 884566
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 877147
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 877956
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 865875
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 856927
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 860027
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 858093
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 860663
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 850825
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 850390
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 851053
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 844353
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 846411
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 837031
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 835252
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 836970
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 838495
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 842417
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 835523
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 835134
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 835106
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 837603
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 837254
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 835440
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 837527
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 835731
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 835015
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 833536
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 834873
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 830784
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 834766
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 833975
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 824944
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 829484
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM | SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 824853
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 825148
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 824720
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 827146
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 827453
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 821125
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 821111
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 822983
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 823540
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 813757
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 816780
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 809331
SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 807752
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 810394
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 806874
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
ODI Number: 806468
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 812022
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 801931
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 804770
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 802710
SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 780689
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 752346
STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
ODI Number: 741609
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 735881
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 725438
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW | SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 724211
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 724168
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
ODI Number: 721186
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 721815
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 721814
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 721106
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 714749
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 711824
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 709415
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 708477
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 700547
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 602298
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 602298
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 602298
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 602298
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 601904
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 601904
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 601904
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ODI Number: 601904
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 601904
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT
ODI Number: 601904
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 601904
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 601904
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 601904
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 601904
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 601904
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 601904
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
ODI Number: 601904
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 601904
STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE
ODI Number: 601904
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 601904
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 601904
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 601904
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 601904
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ODI Number: 601904
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 557959
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 554640
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 549074
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 547907
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 547907
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
ODI Number: 547907
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 547907
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 547906
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 544782
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
ODI Number: 543599
STEERING
ODI Number: 543599
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 543599
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 543599
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 544327
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 544122
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 544587
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 544580
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 544580
SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
ODI Number: 544580
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 544580
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 544580
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 544580
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 544580
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLUID
ODI Number: 544580
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 544580
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 544580
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK
ODI Number: 544580
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 544580
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 544580
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 544091
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 544091
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 544091
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 544472
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 544472
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 544413
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 541794
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 540981
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 539779
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 540275
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 537801
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 535478
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 534679
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY | STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 534679
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT
ODI Number: 534679
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 533499
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 532424
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 532814
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 530012
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 529882
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 526913
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 526766
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 523392
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 519024
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 509919
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
ODI Number: 511325
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 511325
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 511325
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 511325
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 511325
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 511325
TIRES
ODI Number: 511325
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 511325
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 511325
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 508112
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 509223
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 970900
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 480637
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 480891
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 500909
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 500625
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 501011
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP
ODI Number: 807500
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 483718
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 483718
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 483581
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 486651
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 485684
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 478152
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 478152
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT
ODI Number: 478152
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 480700
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 532800
SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
ODI Number: 503327
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 503603
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 505915
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 505915
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 505915
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 505425
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 506504
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 503037
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6 Investigations for 1990 LINCOLN Continental

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
STEERING
SEAT BELTS
STRUCTURE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
STEERING
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

43 Service Alerts for 1990 LINCOLN Continental

Date Description
March 17, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BLOWER MOTOR- “CHIRPING” OR “SQUEAKING” FROM BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW SPEEDS. *JD

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 3, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

FORD MOTOR COMPANY NOW RECOMMENDS SAE 5W-30 VISCOSITY GRADE FOR SERVICING ANY FORD GASOLINE-POWERED VEHICLE REGARDLESS OF MODEL YEAR. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 1, 1998 100000 POWER TRAIN

INFORMATION REGARDING TSB 98-5A-12 (TRANSAXLE/TRANSMISSION/TRANSFER CASE-VEHICLES TOWED BEHIND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES-RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES) DOES NOT LIST TOWING INFORMATION FOR CERTAIN MODEL VEHICLES. *MJS

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January 10, 2000 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION REGARDING THE NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER- SERVICE TIP. *MJS

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March 2, 1998 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

CONCERNS WITH COOLANT MAY LEAK FROM THE HEAD GASKETS AND / OR THE VEHICLE MAY OVERHEAT. *YC

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March 2, 1998 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

ANNOUNCING THE FORD OEM AIR CONDITIONING RETROFIT KIT AVAILABILITY. *YC

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April 13, 1998 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

EXPERIENCING A WHINING / BUZZING NOISE IN THE SPEAKERS OF THE ENTERTAINMENT RADIO OR TWO-WAY RADIO. *TT

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February 17, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BLOWER MOTOR- “CHIRP” OR “SQUEAK” FROM BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW SPEEDS. *JD

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November 18, 1996 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

WIRING – ELECTRICAL DIODE IDENTIFICATION AND SERVICE REPLACEMENTS. *TW

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March 18, 1998 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

SOME VEHICLES MAY CYCLE WHEN BRAKES ARE APPLIED ON ROUGH ROADS OR ON AN INCLINE WHILE MAKING A SHARP TURN. *YC

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April 1, 1998 106220 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL

A REVISED FORWARD CLUTCH INNER SEAL FOR THE AXOD, AXODE, AX4S & AX4N TRANSAXLE IS AVAILABLE WITH IMPROVED SEALING AND REDUCED CHANCE OF THE SEAL ROLLING DURING INSTALLATION. *YC

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March 1, 1999 101100 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)

CONCERNS WITH REVERSE CLUTCH THAT COULD BECOME SHEARED OR TORN IN EXTREMELY COLD TEMPERATURES. *TT

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November 10, 1997 113000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

VEHICLES EXHIBITING A “SQUEAKING” OR “CHIRPING” FROM THE BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW BLOWER MOTOR SPEEDS. *YC

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June 25, 2001 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

THIS INFORMATION IS A SUPPLEMENT TO THE WIPER SYSTEM SERVICE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THE WORKSHOP MANUALS. THIS SERVICE INFORMATION IS INTENDED AS AN AID TO ASSIST IN DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR OF ERRATIC WIPER SYSTEM CONDITIONS.

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February 1, 1998 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

INFORMATION REGARDING THE THE AVAILABILITY OF THE REVISED HEADGASKET FOR COOLANT LOSS CONDITIONS ON SOME ENGINES. *TT

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March 17, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

FUEL ECONOMY- CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS VERSUS VEHICLE USAGE. *JD

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October 1, 1995 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

THE USE OF PETROLEUM-BASED GREASE AS A LUBRICANT IN SERVICING DISC BRAKES IS NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE BECAUSE IT MAY BE INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE RUBBER MATERIAL USED IN THE DISC BRAKE SYSTEM. IF PETROLEUM-BASED GREASE IS USED TO LUBRICATE ANY PAR

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June 14, 1999 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

EXPERIENCING A WHINE / BUZZ TYPE NOISE IN THE SPEAKERS OF THE ENTERTAINMENT RADIO OR TWO-WAY RADIO ON VEHICLES WITH AN IN-TANK ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP. *TT

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March 30, 1998 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

INFORMATION ON A BUZZING OR RATTLE NOISE FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM. *TT

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March 1, 1995 138800 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR

CHIRP OR SQUEAK NOISE FROM BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW SPEEDS. *TW

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March 1, 1995 034500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

UNKNOWN

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March 1, 1995 138800 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR

UNKNOWN

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July 26, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION ON THE NEW FLUSH AND FILL TOOL AVAILABLE THROUGH ROTUNDA. *TT

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March 1, 1995 138800 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR

CHIRP OR SQUEAK FROM BLOWER MOTOR. *TW

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February 1, 1995 136200 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

REVISED WIPER MOTOR. *TW

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November 18, 1996 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

TORQUE CONVERTER – LEAK TEST PROCEDURE – SERVICE TIP. *TW

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January 2, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

VERIFY THE TRANSAXLE INSTALLED IN THE VEHICLE IS THE CORRECT MODEL AND MODEL YEAR FOR THE VEHICLE. *JD

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August 1, 1995 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

SUSPENSION-REAR-AVAILABILITY OF CAMBER KIT TO IMPROVE INNER EDGE WEAR ON REAR REAR TIRES. TIRES-REAR-INNER EDGE WEAR-AVAILABILITY OF CAMBER KIT TO IMPROVE WEAR. *SD

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July 1, 1995 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

THE TORQUE CONVERTER IDENTIFICATION CODES HAVE BEEN REVISED AS OF 3/1/95. *SD

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April 1, 1995 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

A REVISED SERVICE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR IS NOW AVAILABLE. *TW

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April 1, 1995 136200 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

A REVISED SERVICE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR IS NOW AVAILABLE. *TW

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May 27, 2002 136200 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

TRANSFER SERVICE TIPS FOR THE FRONT WIPER MOTOR MOUNT BRACKET AND DEPRESSED PARK OUTPUT ARM. *TT

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January 1, 1995 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SOME AXOD CHAIN COVERS WERE OVERDRILLED IN THE OVERDRIVE SERVO APPLY CIRCUIT, CAUSING THE OVERDRIVE BAND TO BE APPLIED AT ALL TIMES. *TW

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February 1, 1995 136200 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

WIPER MOTOR REPLACEMENT – UPGRADED SERVICE KITS. *TW

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October 21, 1996 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

WINDSHIELD AND INTERIOR GLASS – FOG/FILM. *TW

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April 27, 1998 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION ON A NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHART. *YC

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March 3, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

FLUID- TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *JD

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August 6, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *SLC

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January 2, 1997 015200 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS

SOME POWER STEERING HOSES HAVE BEEN REPLACED WITH A REVISED DESIGN AND SHOULD NO LONGER BE USED FOR SERVICE. *JD

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September 1, 1995 015000 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

THE POWER STEERING SYSTEM MAY HAVE A ‘GRUNT’ AND/OR ‘GROAN’ NOISE. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY HYDRAULIC FLUID MOVEMENT WITHIN THE POWER STEERING RACK.

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March 1, 1995 034500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

ROUGHNESS CONCERN DURING BRAKE APPLICATION. *TW

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December 16, 1996 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

TRANSAXLE – TORQUE CONVERTER REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES AND TORQUE CONVERTER/TRANSAXLE COOLING SYSTEM CLEANING PROCEDURES – SERVICE TIP. *TW

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May 1, 1995 138800 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR

UNKNOWN

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1990 LINCOLN Continental

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