2009 Lincoln MKS Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Lincoln MKS

2009 Lincoln MKS Problems

Various Radio Concerns

Various radio performance concerns may develop including noisy operation, no operation, or SYNC issues. Reprogramming the appropriate module with updated software will commonly correct most of these issues.

Fluid Leak From Axle Area

A fluid leak may be noted from the axle area. Red fluid is from the transmission. Brown fluid is from the power transfer unit (PTU). Leaks are commonly from the axle seal and/or PTU cover seal. Leaking seals should be replaced as necessary.

Grunting or Grinding Noise From Front Brakes

A grunting or grinding type noise may be noted from the front brakes. Our technicians tell us the problem is generally caused by the front brake caliper anchor brackets which can cause abnormal brake rotor and pad wear. The repair commonly involves replacing the brake pads and rotors and updating the caliper anchor brackets with revised parts.

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2009 Lincoln MKS Questions

My car won't start anti theft light flashing what can I do to start the car (1 answer)

My serpentine belt broke. Why would that happen. (1 answer)

Just had a water pump replaced 2 weeks ago. All belts were off during repair. Dealership stated all belts looked good. Wouldn't it be logic for the dealership to replace the serpentine belt if there was a coolant leak?

How do I stop my drive seat from overheating (4 answers)

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2009 Lincoln MKS Recalls

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Does Not Inflate Properly

The second stage of air bag deployment may not deploy, resulting in the increased risk of occupant injury. Dealers will inspect and replace the driver's front air bag module as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

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2009 Lincoln MKS Reviews

Bought my MKS in June 2010 as a demo car with 12,000 miles on it. It is my second favorite car of all time and I'm 70. It drives and feels more like a European car (the ride is not soft but not harsh)and handles very well in emergencies. My Lincoln is AWD and works great in the snow however, if the snow is more than 7" deep the airdam causes snow to be pushed up in front of the radiator. It...
Check engine light comes on all the time, then goes off. I've taken it to the dealership twice and they can't find anything wrong with it. 1st they said it was the car's computer. Seems to come on after I get gas or just for no apparent reason at all. Nice car, but it makes me leary of the quality with the light coming on and off.

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