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2008 Lincoln MKZ Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2008 Lincoln MKZ

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2008 Lincoln MKZ Problems

Harsh or Delayed Shifting of Automatic Transmission

The automatic transmission may develop shifting concerns. On lower mileage vehicles, upgrading the software in the powertrain control module (PCM) and the transmission control module (TCM) may correct the problem. As the mileage increases, internal transmission damage can occur. Repairs could involve replacement of the valve body or a complete transmission rebuild. Whenever major transmission repairs are made, it is important to be sure the PCM and the TCM have the latest software updates to help prevent these issues from reoccurring.

The Ignition Key May Become Stuck in the Ignition Lock Cylinder

The ignition key may become stuck in the ignition lock, possibly associated with a binding shifter bezel. Our technicians tell us that if the shifter knob is sticking or the shifter bezel is binding the affected part should be replaced.

Power Steering Fluid Leak From Pump, Hose, or Steering Gear

The power steering may leak fluid at the pump, hose, or steering gear. This can be caused by one or more hoses not being clamped tightly enough. The repair involves adding new clamps and seals to the power steering hoses at the pump and steering gear.

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2008 Lincoln MKZ Questions

Why do my park light fuse keep blowing? (1 answer)

My park light fuse keeps blowing and I don't know why.

I'm looking for the engine coolant temperature sensor . (1 answer)

Is it possible to be under the plenum center intake I've looked all over the entire engine still don't see it yet . could you please give me a lead

Cost of repairing a transfer case main seal and rear engine main seal? (2 answers)

Discovered a dark black fluid leaking onto my garage floor. I brought the car into the shop and they stated there potentially are two leaks (Transfer Case seal & rear engine seal). Stated they would need to remove the transmission to fix the leaks, estimated cost $1200. Does this cost seem ap...

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2008 Lincoln MKZ Recalls

Passenger Air Bag Inflator Ruptures During Deployment Spraying Metal Fragments

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Accessory Floor Mats Move And Interfere With Accelerator Pedal

Ford accessory floor mats may interfere with accelerator pedal operation. Dealers will install replacement mats, free of charge to resolve the concern.

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2008 Lincoln MKZ Reviews

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Purchased vehicle new and now have almost 40k miles. Had to replace brake pads and service rotors at 25k; replaced two batteries, and tires at 32K (I replace earlier than most people I think). Have really enjoyed the ride and luxury of the Lincoln. The engine is strong enough for me and am not into handling as much as smooth cruising.

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