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Why would the brakes and air suspension both fail at the same time on a 1988 Lincoln Continental?

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2009-03-22 18:30:58
2009-03-22 18:30:58

ford effed up in order to capitalize on parts money... on right fenderwell, you will see a black plastic shield, remove it. under the shield, next to the firewall there is 2 connectors. the 8-pin connector is the one in question. there is a fat gray wire which is burnt. cut and reconnect the wire w/ buss butt connectors as needed....

this takes care of the air ride (but you are not finished yet....

next, remove the long black plastic shield on firewall directly behind engine. locate the BROWN relay. on the relay, locate the pink w/ blue striped wire. at about 3-4 inches away from relay, cut the wire...yes, cut it!!! on the end of same wire connected to the relay, attach a blue connector. to continue, purchase a new relay equivalent to the brown one.

the tan/yellow wire on the brown relay is spliced to the #1 pin of new relay. the pk/blue wire on the brown relay is spliced to the #3 pin of new relay. pin #2 and pin #5 are grounded to chassis...

this will be about an hour if inexperienced w/ cars...

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