2009 Lincoln Town Car Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Lincoln Town Car

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2009 Lincoln Town Car Problems

Inspect transmission/fluid every 30,000 miles

You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 15,000 to 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission fluid should be changed.

Adjust AC Clutch Air Gap For Proper Compressor Operation

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

Oil coated air filer causing mass air flow sensor failure

Do not use air filters with oil-coated elements. They may cause premature failure of the mass air flow sensor; this is not covered under the warranty.

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2009 Lincoln Town Car Questions

How do I remove the door lock switch panel and replace the door lock switch? (1 answer)

The drivers side door lock switch is broken and needs to be replaced

car won't start (2 answers)

just after 14 days break the town car is dead. The battery is all most gone( some drain must be there). I changed the battery form the lincoln with one from a suv so just to try.. but nothing happened. It even do not tries to crank.When I turn the key on there is just a sound like "knock&qu...

AC or FAN smell (1 answer)

when I the fan/AC is on inside smells like the car was sitting in an old water tank. After a while the smell is gone...
Any Idea what can cаuse this???

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2009 Lincoln Town Car Recalls

Potential Loss of Steering

Certain vehicles are being recalled because the upper intermediate steering shaft could separate resulting in loss of steering control. This recall includes models previously recalled under campaign #13V-385, these vehicles may have been incorrectly repaired. Dealers will inspect and replace the upper immediate shaft if necessary. If the steering column lower bearing has separated, a retainer clip will be installed.

Potential Loss of Steering

The intermediate shafts connect the steering column to the steering gear. Vehicles in areas where salt is used to de-ice the roads are being recalled because severe corrosion can damage the lower intermediate steering shaft. This can cause the upper intermediate shaft to collapse and separate at the lower steering column bearing. Separation will result in complete loss of steering ability. Dealers will replace the lower intermediate steering shaft and inspect the upper intermediate shaft and steering column lower bearing for damage, they will be repaired or replaced as necessary. If the steering column lower bearing has separated, a retainer clip will be installed.

Additionally, Vehicle owners located where salt is not used who have concerns regarding their steering will have a one-time option to have their vehicles inspected and, if necessary, repaired.

Limousine Vehicles Could Leak Fuel Following Frontal Impact

For vehicles modified as limousines by Executive Coach, the fuel rail shield was left off during manufacturing. The manufacturer will supply parts to vehicle owners to have installed free of charge to resolve the concern.

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2009 Lincoln Town Car Reviews

Unfortunately for this fellow, he did not really understand what was "wrong" about his 2009 Town Car. I recently purchased a 2004 TC Ultimate and it too rode like a "truck". I've driven and owned several Lincolns form the 80's on up, so I know how they should ride. Today I fixed the problem. For some strange reason, Ford chose to equip the air ride rear suspension on later model TC's with o...
I have owned six town cars and had good luck until I got this 2009 town car. I went unto the lot and saw this car I loved the ride on my 2003 town car.This is a lincoln so I did not try it out when i started home it rides like a pick up truck.I have had to three dealers had all new shocks every one agrees it rides ruff but no one has the answer how to soften the ride.I have called lincoln they ...

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