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.

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.

Rhythmic sound from rear brakes

The rear brakes may drag, causing a rhythmic sound. This can be caused by misaligned or corroded brake caliper anchor bolts. Our technicians recommend to replace the brake pads and anchor bolts to correct this concern.

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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 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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