First, I presume you are talking about ignition timing and not valve timing. I am also going to assume you have a timing light, and know how to use it. I am also assuming you know how to view timing marks, loosen and adjust the distributer. The spec on this engine is 10 degrees BTC. The timing marks on this engine are on the crankshaft harmonic balancer, and there is a single pointer protruding out of the front cover. I recommend you use something abrasive to clean the numbers on the harmonic balancer and highlight the 10 degree BTC mark with white-out or chalk to make it easier to see under the timing light. Find the timing connector (Ford calls it a SPOUT connector). This connector should be located within a few inches of the distributer base, probably taped to the distributer wiring harness. It will be a small, flat, grey, connector. It is a ctually a shorting bar that is at the end of two wires, and appears to be a dead end. ( you will see what I mean by that when you find the connector). Remove the SPOUT connector. When you remove it, it does not matter if the engine is running or not. It just has to be disconnected when you are making the actual timing adjustment. When you are done setting the timing, reinstall the SPOUT, and you are done. By the way, the number 1 cylinder on this car is the cylinder closest to the firewall toward the passenger's side of the vehicle.
According to my Chilton's Auto Repair Manual : For a ( 1970 ) Lincoln Continental , 460 cubic inch V8 engine The ignition timing is set at ( 10 * Before Top Dead Center )
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Follow the directions on the emissions label under the hood of your car, it will tell you what to set the timing at and what connectors to disconnect to set the timing.
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set it at top dead center the computer does the rest
I'd just set it by ear and how easy it starts once it's set.
Computer controlled - not adjustable
The timing on a 1989 Dodge truck should be set to 10* after unplugging the temperature sensor.
My Chilton book shows that it has electronic ignition ( no points )
Unplug and reconect the coolant temp sensor.
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If you are thinking of setting the timing like what you need to do with vehicles that actually have distributors, you CAN'T. The Lincoln LS has no distributor.If you are talking about the timing chain then that involves a LONG process. The job is about a 12-14 hour job (flat rate time for mechanics)
what timing are you trying to set? the cam timing or the ignition timing?
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maybe check for a worn CAM LOB.
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You can not set the igitniton timing yourself.You can check it but not set it.The timing is ran off a crankshaft sensor.Idle timing is 27 degrees
You can set it by ear by loosening the distributor hold down bolt and turning the distributor slowly back and forth with the car running until it sounds like it is running better. Or you can remove the 27mm hex plug on top of the transmission to reveal the timing marks and hook up an inductive timing light and set it that way.
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