it has a timing belt
In a 1997 Ford Thunderbird the 3.8 liter V6 engine has a timing CHAIN
Timing is computer controlled.
A 1995 Ford Thunderbird , 4.6 liter V8 engine has ( 1 ) timing CHAIN to each cylinder head ( 2 timing CHAINS in total )
denomanater scanner can program your timing
What engine do you have?
in the gas tank
No , the 3.9 liter DOHC - V8 uses timing CHAINS
In a 1997 Ford Thunderbird : The 3.8 litre V6 engine has ( 1 timing CHAIN ) The 4.6 litre V8 engine has ( 1 timing CHAIN to each cylinder head , so there are 2 timing CHAINS )
On a 1992 Ford Thunderbird : ( both the 3.8 liter V6 engine and the 5.0 liter V8 engine have a timing CHAIN )
6 degrees btdc.
The 3.9 liter DOHC - V8 uses timing CHAINS
you will have to have this evac by a a/c tech.
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Not to be disrespectful, however you just answered your own question...if it's a V-6, there are 6 spark plugs!
try changing the timing onyour distributor
if it is a 4.6 v8 you dont it is controled by the ecm
behind the timing cover, timing chains, ans remove the bottom timing gear and there she is
I believe the 1988 Ford Thunderbird is OBD I , EEC IV ( there is probably an EEC TEST connection in the engine compartment )
Get under the car
Behind the harmonic balancer at the bottom of the engine, behind the timing chain cover.
According to my Chilton's Auto Repair Manual : With engine oil filter change : The 1988 Ford Thunderbird engines ( 2.3 / 3.8 / 5.0 ) take : ( 5.0 U.S. quarts )