1998 Lincoln Navigator Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Lincoln Navigator

1998 Lincoln Navigator Problems

Check Engine Light due to Water/Coolant in Spark Plug Recesses

An illuminated Check Engine Light may be caused by an engine misfire due to water or engine coolant in the spark plug recesses.

Problems With EGR System are Common in High Dust Areas

In high dust areas, problems with the EGR system are common. The filter for the EGR solenoid may plug and cause the EGR to activate when it should not; this can cause the engine to stall. The dirty filter should be replaced to correct this concern.

Adjusting AC Clutch Air Gap

Checking and adjusting the AC compressor clutch air gap can extend the service life of the AC compressor.

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1998 Lincoln Navigator Questions

The radio had been replaced by previous owner & wont work Also the dash lights & speedometer wont work (1 answer)

Is car worth fixing. Need it. (1 answer)

Car started vibrating when in park a month ago. Friend said possible misfiring cylinder. Now mechanic says antifreeze leaking into transmission. Can't afford a new car. Love my Lincoln. Drives well in Arizona.

Does anyone know the name of the sensor that is on the intake manifold? (2 answers)

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1998 Lincoln Navigator Recalls

Recall 05V388000
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.
Recall 00V073000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES. THE TRAILER HITCH ASSEMBLY TO THE FRAME ATTACHING BOLTS COULD LOSE THE CLAMP LOAD.
Ford Recalls 1997-1998 Vehicles Due to Faulty Lug Nuts

Ford has recalled 1997-1998 Expedition, F150, F250, and Lincoln Navigator vehicles because of lug nuts that do not clamp the wheels securely enough to the wheel hubs. These lug nuts can loosen and cause the wheels to separate from the vehicle. Dealers will inspect the wheel studs and replace the lug nuts with a new design.

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1998 Lincoln Navigator Reviews

I purchased a used 2003 Navigator in 2008. The first couple of years were good but it has been somewhat of a moneypit ever since. Had to eventually convert the suspension to a coil system after spending thousands replacing the entire air bag suspension to no avail. I have lots of problems with the backup sensors not functioning properly. The CD changer has stopped working altogether. I have bee...
awesome vehicle.... bought the 1998 with 37k. now has over 260k all original drive train. replaced frnt shocks..couple coils... intake gasket.. and heater coil.(most expensive repair) mobile oneoil in engine...less thn regular trns services... brakes are great since changing to performance friction products 3x the life and better stopping power
purchase in 2004,had to repair air bags in 2006,had a few electrical problems due to age of truck,other than that a very good truck.

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