Hi there I have a 1997 Lincoln continental and I am trying to find the right repair manual. I have bought a Haynes one but it says it is only good from 1970-1987 is it compatible? say onliine it is

10

Asked by Aug 09, 2016 at 09:21 PM about the 1997 Lincoln Continental

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just would like to know if I have proper manual the guy at the store said that it
should be compatible because it has the same part number #59010 if anyone
has any experience with working on a 1997 Lincoln continental and what type
of manual i would need... the one I have also says it is rear wheel drive and
mine if 4 wheel drive with a v8 engine. thanks

6 Answers

25,805

Haynes online edition of their manuals are 16.95. compare that to whatever price the store was charging. Online edition contains way more pics too. I did the 1-yr subscription to Chiltons (chiltondiy.com) and it was much more detailed and better illustrated than any print edition I've ever used. You can also find a lot of common make/model car manuals at local libraries too. (I've gotten Crown Vic Haynes manual from a library so you might find one for your Lincoln there as well)

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
21,175

Haynes manuals are pretty specific and designed for people who work on their cars, is that you??? I'm sure that you could look this up and find the precise manual for this car...

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
10

Thank you Yes I am going to be working on my own car I think this may be the right one though cuz when I look on the compatibility table it says they are compatible.. Does anyone know if there was that much of a difference in the 87 continental to 97?I will also look into the 1 yr subscription. Thank your for your help

50,785

Missy it is the wrong manual. Your car is front wheel drive dual overhead cam V-8 and the earlier Lincoln covered by the posted manual are rear wheel drive push rod cam in block engines. This is a totally different drivetrain and car. This manual will do you absolutely no good.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
50,785

Get something like this.....http://www.ebay.com/itm/Ford-Lincoln- Mercury-Service-Repair-Workshop-Manual-1996- 2008-/122072568014? fits=Year%3A1997%7CModel%3AContinental&hash=item1c6c1790c e:g:6akAAOSw9N1ViiYj&vxp=mtr

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
10

Thank you Bob yes I see That you are right I have just ordered the chitons manual thank you for your help :)

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Continental

Looking for a Used Continental in your area?

CarGurus has 58 nationwide Continental listings starting at $61,617.

Postal Code:

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
12 listings starting at $1,850
Used Lincoln Navigator
92 listings starting at $7,888
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
7 Great Deals out of 151 listings starting at $5,999
Used Chevrolet Impala
73 Great Deals out of 930 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford Mustang
11 Great Deals out of 1,174 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford F-150
450 Great Deals out of 9,065 listings starting at $922
Used BMW 7 Series
3 Great Deals out of 155 listings starting at $7,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Lincoln Continental For Sale
55 listings starting at $61,617

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.