2012 Lincoln MKS Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Lincoln MKS
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2012 Lincoln MKS ProblemsVarious 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.
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.
2012 Lincoln MKS QuestionsMy left headlight quit working one night then the next day it was fine. Why? (1 answer)
Is this going to be a reoccurring issue? Tried shutting them off, bright to dim, fog lights on and off, several times. The automatic dimmer was malfunctioning too and now it's fine too.
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2012 Lincoln MKS RecallsFailure Of Electric Power Steering Assist
The steering motor sensor may fail, resulting in loss of power steering assist from the electric power steering system. Dealers will check the power steering control module (PSCM) for any trouble codes and replace the steering gear for vehicles that have codes relevant to the concern stored. If no codes are found, dealers will update the PSCM software free of charge to resolve the concern.
These vehicles have been recalled because their interior door handles may fail to return to their stowed position after use. In the event of a side impact, the door may unlatch, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will inspect all four interior door handles and either repair or replace them free of charge.
During the manufacturing process, the side seam of the fuel tank may not have been properly sealed and as a result, the fuel tank would be weakened and not perform as expected in the event of a crash. In addition, a fuel leak could develop at any time. Dealers will inspect the fuel tank and replace it as necessary on vehicles included in this recall.