Mechanics

BIG PUDDLE- TOWNCAR 260,000

1996 Lincoln Town Car

Thursday night drove my 1996 Lincoln towncar through a puddle. It was as high as at least the top of my hubcaps. Friday-car would not start. Mechanic installed new starter and gear shift chain. Today, car loses power on highway. Catalytic Converter? Fuel pump? What could I have done driving through this puddle or is all this a coincidence? Before Thursday the only real issue with the car was surging at stops.
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Mjohn
December 20, 2006.



The possibilitly of coincidence gets higher as cars age. There may be a related problem as evidenced by the surging at stops. Let your mechanic diagnose it.