My friend has a 1996 Lincoln Continental with transmission problems.
This car will run and drive great for about 1 or 2 months, then all of a
sudden, he gets in to drive it, and it will NOT go forward. Reverse works
fine, but it doesn't have much pull going forward. On level ground will will
pull a little but it slips really bad. I will not pull enough to be able to
drive it. (besides, we're smart enough not to try to drive it if the trans
The wierd part is... If he lets it sit for a day or two, he can get in and
drive away like nothing was ever wrong. It seems to happen about every month
and a half.
I'm thinking that it may be a sticky valve in the transmission. We even
disconnected the battery for awhile thinking that it might have something to
do with the computer, but I don't believe it had any effect.
If anyone knows what is wrong with this car, please forward a response to my
Thank you very much,