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1998 Lincoln Town Car: interstate..the traction control..engage..mpg

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My 1998 Lincoln Town Car, has traction control problems, sometimes after I make a exit off a ramp on the interstate, the traction control comes on, and I have to almost come to a stop to dis-engage it. the car will not go over 40 mpg when the traction is engaged. Can you help?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Davo replied 11 years ago.
Codes would have to be checked for a proper repair but if you pull the abs fuse or relay it will most likey solve the symptom.You will end up with an abs and traction control light.Most likely you have a wheel speed sensor malfunction for the abs system causing a false abs operation or false traction control.If this answer has helped you please click on my accept button.If it helped you very much you may leave a bonus if you wish.
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Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Davo/diablo666's Post: Thanks a lot, I tryed the removing the fuse, but I got a blinking light on my dash that would not go off. So----I guess I will be off to the Lincoln dealership service dept.
Expert:  Davo replied 11 years ago.
I did say the light would be on.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Davo/diablo666's Post: Thanks very much
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Davo/diablo666's Post: Thanks
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
thanks

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