How do I reset my computer for my 1997 lsc 4.6 L v8 lincoln mark viii ?

Asked by May 27, 2017 at 07:09 AM about the 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 2 Dr LSC Coupe

Question type: General

The code reader says it misfires  on  1, 2, and  8? Is it my computer  or  would it
be my timing?

3 Answers

251,545

Misfires are due to a poor spark or fuel. Most times it's the spark plugs, or could be the wires. When we're they changed last? If you don't know, replace the spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap and rotor and see if the condition goes away. Start with the easy things first.

We changed the plugs only. It has coil packs so there are no wires or distributor cap

12,825

No cap, no rotor, no wires, no coil packs..If it is a 1997 lincoln mark VIII this vehicles uses a coil on plug (COP) ignition design. The individual coils one on each plug fail after time..Clear the codes on the EECIV computer with a low cost code reader. Confirm the missing has stopped. Don't guess.

Your Answer

Mark VIII

Looking for a Used Mark VIII in your area?

CarGurus has thousands of nationwide listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

Postal Code:

Shortcuts

Lincoln Mark VIII Experts

  • #1
    Paul Thoreson
    Reputation
    580
  • #2
    dawneichten
    Reputation
    550
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    360
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Lincoln Continental
58 listings starting at $59,870
Used Lincoln Town Car
12 listings starting at $1,850
Used Ford Mustang
7 Great Deals out of 1,190 listings starting at $3,500
Used Chevrolet Camaro
783 listings starting at $12,995
Used Ford Thunderbird
24 listings starting at $13,595
Used Jaguar XJ-Series
9 Great Deals out of 54 listings starting at $6,900
Used Lincoln Navigator
94 listings starting at $7,888

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.