Safety Ratings
1997 Lincoln Town Car
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Number of Recalls7
Number of Complaints302
Number of Investigations7
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 1997 Lincoln Town Car vehicles

1997 Lincoln Town Car (8/3/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07V336000

Component Name: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Defect: THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. OWNERS OF THE PASSENGER CARS INCLUDED IN THIS CAMPAIGN WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED AS AN INTERIM REPAIR. AS SOON AS REPAIR PARTS ARE AVAILABLE (EXPECTED OCTOBER 2007), OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN TO THE DEALERS FOR INSTALLATION OF A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 13, 2007, AND MAILING COMPLETED BY SEPTEMBER 19, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-888-222-2751.

1997 Lincoln Town Car (10/3/2001)  

Campaign Number: 01V318000

Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES THAT HAVE HAD THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE REPLACED AFTER APRIL 5, 2000. THE REPLACEMENT DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE INFLATOR MAY HAVE INSUFFICIENT WELDS THAT COULD PREVENT PROPER INFLATION OF THE AIR BAG.

Defect: IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MAY NOT PROPERLY DEPLOY WHICH COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN LESS THAN THE INTENDED LEVEL OF OCCUPANT PROTECTION.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 5, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.

1997 Lincoln Town Car (6/12/2000)  

Campaign Number: 00V157002

Component Name: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USING AFTERMARKET FRONT PASSENGER SIDE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD BY FORD PARTS DEPARTMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000. THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IS SERVICE STOCK SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES, MODEL NOS. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, AND T 9217, BUILT BY TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (TRW) MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 1998 THROUGH MAY 21, 2000. SOME OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AS SERVICE REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON THE VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE RECALL.

Defect: IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THESE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SERVICE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES FROM JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000.

1997 Lincoln Town Car (6/12/2000)  

Campaign Number: 00V157001

Component Name: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USING AFTERMARKET DRIVER'S SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD BY FORD PARTS DEPARTMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000. THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IS SERVICE STOCK SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES, MODEL NOS. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, AND T 9217, BUILT BY TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (TRW) MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 1998 THROUGH MAY 21, 2000. SOME OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AS SERVICE REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON THE VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE RECALL.

Defect: IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THESE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SERVICE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES FROM JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000.

1997 Lincoln Town Car (12/16/1998)  

Campaign Number: 98V322000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 1996-1999 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, NATURAL GAS, AND 1996-1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT WERE PRODUCED WITH A LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CONTAINING A ONE PIECE BEARING; AND 1990-1996 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, AND NGV VEHICLES AND 1990-1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT HAVE BEEN SERVICED WITH EITHER A BALL JOINT CONTAINING THE ONE-PIECE BEARING OR A FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM CONTAINING A BALL JOINT WITH A ONE-PIECE BEARING. THE ONE-PIECE BEARING WITHIN THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CAN WEAKEN SLOWLY DURING USE AND EVENTUALLY CRACK. THIS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE BALL AND CAP OF THE JOINT, ALLOWING THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP TO THE GROUND.

Defect: IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING, REDUCED STEERING CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINTS (2).

1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR for sale

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1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive

$4,995

1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR EXECUTIVE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 49365 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Colorado Springs, CO
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Lincoln Town Car Cartier

$2,998

1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR CARTIER

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 122660 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Norman, OK
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive

New Listing
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1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR EXECUTIVE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 184752 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive

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1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR EXECUTIVE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Perry, MI
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive

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1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR EXECUTIVE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 283604 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: West Monroe, LA
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature

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1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR SIGNATURE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 114500 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Bossier City, LA
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive

$4,444

1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR EXECUTIVE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 118749 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Anderson, IN
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature

$2,900

1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR SIGNATURE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 130488 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Tucson, AZ
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature

$8,990

1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR SIGNATURE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 107345 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Cranston, RI
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature

$3,990

1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR SIGNATURE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 147268 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Oklahoma City, OK
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature

New Listing
$4,995

1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR SIGNATURE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 113947 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Aiken, SC
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive

$3,998

1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR EXECUTIVE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 135868 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Greer, SC
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Lincoln Town Car

$5,250
Price Reduced

1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 74356 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Mountain Home, AR
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive

$1,995

1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR EXECUTIVE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 139631 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Fredericksburg, VA
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive

$6,950

1997 LINCOLN TOWN CAR EXECUTIVE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 59123 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Blue
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Jacksonville, NC
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy
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