From the moment you descend below a particular speed your car begins to slow down and quite often even the engine stops for no apparent reason?
It seems obvious that this is unusual. In this article we will try to give an answer so that you can see more plainly before potentially going to the garage and get a steep bill to repair your Lincoln MKC.
Of course, if this happens when driving at relatively high speeds, do not take any more avoidable risks. Call a professional urgently. Imagine that this happens to you on the ring road or highway….
First thing to consider, and it may seem strange, but it has occurred to some people before: Do you get fuel all the time at the same pump for your Lincoln MKC? If so, it could come from there. Try changing gas pumps, and see what happens. This is unlikely but it doesn’t cost much to try it. The fuel you get from here may contain dirt or impurities that harm your Lincoln MKC’s engine.
If nothing changes, let’s consider the more technical causes you are confronted with on your Lincoln MKC.
Electronic part of your Lincoln MKC :
The first element is the MCU (Motor Control Unit) box. You may ask yourself what this piece is. In a few words , it is a metal box made of a multitude of electronic elements whose functionality is to receive electrical signals, developing these data, and sending information to the various parts of your Lincoln MKC. It is a platform to manage your car’s information.
As you have understood, if it were to malfunction, the consequences could be serious for your Lincoln MKC. A motor that stops can be a indication.
Apart from that, check out the engine speed sensor side, or the onboard computer. It is a platform for exchanging calculations and is therefore vital to the engine.
Another most likely targeted box is the built-in systems interface, which centralizes all the information from the multiple sensors throughout your vehicle. It acts as a relay platform for all your calculators. It is equivalent in some ways to a computer motherboard. So you figure out the importance of this on your Lincoln MKC.
Regarding sensors, also consider your TDC sensor.Its role is to send information to the calculators regarding the position of the pistons in order to determine the engine speed, which will then assess the fuel injection.
Last but not least, consider your alternator, which would no longer allow your Lincoln MKC to be powered. Same concern if it came from the ignition coil.
Finally, because this case is much rarer, it might happen that a wire or connection is damaged, and your computer could no longer function properly.
So here’s for the electronic causes. Let’s now look at the mechanics on your Lincoln MKC.
Mechanical part of your Lincoln MKC :
First, only a clogged filter can disrupt the life of your engine. Bear in mind to clean it regularly. The injection pump, or also the pressure regulator, are also parts to be inspected.
The idle actuator could also very well be involved .
Its purpose is to regulate the engine speed within the overall idle control of the engine management system. Thereforedirectly affecting the engine .
Another factor, more rare but also possible, is Neiman’s contactor. It is what allows to secure the steering wheel for safety when the ignition is turned off. It is connected to to the engine so a failure may well also have implications on the Lincoln MKC’s engine.
Here are the main motives, whether electronic or mechanical, that could result in your Lincoln MKC to slow down.
In a few words, first verify the simplest things, dirty pieces, then identify about the electronic parts that may be involved.
If you were about to start repairing on your own, be really thorough on what you do, there is no alternative for the expertise of a professional.
If you want more guides on the Lincoln MKC, go to our Lincoln MKC category.