Re: 96 Lincoln problem (experts needed)
As pick one has said, you can try a set of wires.... given the age of the
vehicle, they should be changed as preventive maintenance, anyway. The
flashing MIL indicates a severe misfire... continuing to drive the car when
this occurs can damage the engine and/or the catalytic converter.
"Al Yoakem" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I have a 96 Lincoln Mark 8 LSC 32 valve 4.6 litre.
> It started running extremely rough the other day and the check engine
> flashes constantly. There is a strong sulfuric odor in the passenger
> compartment when accelerating.
> I have already replaced the spark plugs to no avail.
> All eight cylinders are receiving spark from the coil, however, when I
> remove the wire from number 3 it didn't make any difference in the idle.
> When the wire was removed from any of the other plugs, the car nearly
> The strange thing is that the coil IS generating spark to number 3. I
> replaced the number 3 injector and I still have the problem. Has anyone
> ever experienced anything like this before. I am puzzled. Thanks!