1989 Lincoln Continental where is the location of the OBD1?

Tiny
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1989 Lincoln Continental 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

i know that its under the hood. I was told that it was near the strut on the driver's side near the fire wall. If someone that knows could be very descriptive of the location and if anyone has pictures of it that would be great thanks. I can't seem to find it.I have a repair manual but its worthless.

i found it but how do I test it with out buying an obd1 reader for ford?
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Thursday, October 15th, 2009 AT 9:02 PM

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Tiny
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I tried the jumper wire but all it does it flash for probably a minute or two then it says service and the check engine light stays on. I'm I doing it wrong? It continuously just flashes.
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Thursday, October 15th, 2009 AT 10:24 PM
Tiny
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You need to count the flashes! Hook up either a jumper from the single lead to the triangle shaped connector as shown and count the flashes of the MIL, or use an analog voltmeter as shown and count the sweeps of the needle.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/62217_Pre_95_Ford_7.jpg



http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/62217_1_39.jpg



http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/62217_2_36.jpg



http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/62217_3_29.jpg



http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/62217_4_14.jpg

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Saturday, October 17th, 2009 AT 9:05 AM
Tiny
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I tried the jumper wire and all it does is flash and it never stops. It doesn't flash like its giving codes it just keep flashing for a couple minutes then stops then a service light turns on. I don't get it. Is the wire not fully connected? I have a wire with the ends flattened that I stick in the connectors. It seems that its not going in to diagnostic mode. Does the car have to be warmed up?
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Saturday, October 17th, 2009 AT 9:46 AM
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Try clearing the computer by disconnecting the negative battery cable for 5 minutes, then drive it until the check engine light comes on, then try reading the codes.
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Saturday, October 17th, 2009 AT 9:54 AM
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The problem is I can't drive it so just let the car run in park till its warmed up?
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Saturday, October 17th, 2009 AT 10:03 AM
Tiny
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Drive cycles need to have certain speeds met to complete. What is the proble with it anyway? Symtoms?
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Saturday, October 17th, 2009 AT 10:13 AM

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