2008 Lincoln Navigator Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Lincoln Navigator

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2008 Lincoln Navigator
$
779
to $
4,384
2008 Lincoln Navigator
$
311
to $
856
2008 Lincoln Navigator
$
444
to $
1,146
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374
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662
2008 Lincoln Navigator
$
465
to $
1,251

2008 Lincoln Navigator Problems

Rough Idle and/or Engine Stalling Condition

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.

A/C Fan Speed Changing Constantly

The Lincoln Navigator with optional automatic temperature control may have a problem with frequent fan speed changes when using the heater or air conditioner. Normally, the fan speed changes only to maintain a selected temperature, but when the fan speed changes frequently and needlessly, there is an issue with the fan speed control unit. 

The fan speed control unit, sometimes erroneously called the blower motor resister, regulates the speed for the blower motor in order to maintain the temperature set by the driver. When it fails, the fan will run at random settings, and the climate control will be inaccurate.

Note: this does not affect the temperature of the air that comes from the vents, it affects the amount of air that comes from the vents. 

The repair is simple, and quick. The control unit is located behind the glove box in most models, and removal and installation takes only minutes.

Also note: this only applies to vehicles with single or dual automatic climate control.

Blower Motor Only Works on High

The 2008-2014 Lincoln Navigator and Navigator L with manual temperature and fan controls may have problems with the the blower motor only blowing air on certain settings. Most commonly the fan will only run on the highest setting. This is a well documented problem, and is caused by a failing blower motor resistor.

Correcting the problem is straight forward, and requires replacement of the small resistor. The resistor is normally found behind the glove box, next to the blower motor.

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2008 Lincoln Navigator Questions

Why wont my a/c cut off or g on low? It only stays on and stays high. (1 answer)

My ac will not go low or allow me to adjust the fan up or down nor will it cut off.

When driving my truck the RPM gage goes above 3, is it the transmission? (1 answer)

I was having problems with the gear shifter not working, I took it to the dealership and they said it was the brake light fuse.

replaced dead battery now air ride wont work. how do I reset it? (1 answer)

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2008 Lincoln Navigator Recalls

Tire Pressure Monitor Calibrations May Be Incorrect

On 158 vehicles intended for limousine service, the tire pressure monitoring system may not have been properly calibrated. As a result, the tire pressure warning light will not illuminate as expected. Dealers will reconfigure the tire pressure monitor system thresholds to the appropriate pressures. This recall is scheduled to begin on April 23, 2008. The Ford recall number is 08C03.

Inside Door Handle Spring May Fail

The interior door handles have return springs that may fracture, which can prevent the handles from returning to the closed position. In an accident, the door may open, which could result in injury to occupants. Dealers will replace the interior door handle springs on the side doors. The Ford recall number is 08S03. This recall began on March 5, 2008.

 

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2008 Lincoln Navigator Reviews

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My 2008 Navigator is Metallic Red and I love it. Prior to purchasing it I had looked at alot of luxury SUV's. It is so easy to drive and has a comfortable ride. One of the deciding factors was the 3rd row fold flat seats with a button. I have owned an explorer, expedition and an excursion previously and I knew that I wanted an easier way to haul things without having to man handle folding o...
My Navigator has 29,000 miles and has been a pleasure to use, it does everything very well, and is very comfortable on long journeys. I have had to replace all 4 tires at 24,000, probably because my daily journeys are not on freeways but mostly on side roads with lots of corners and stop start type driving. I fitted Bridgestone Duelers instead of the origional Pirelli Scorpions due to price and...

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