Lincoln Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Lincoln
A cosmetic crack may develop on the plastic liftgate trim panel. Lincoln has released a service procedure to replace the applique without damage the the liftgate glass.
Sagging suspension can be a result of air suspension struts and/or drier leaking air. These type of air leaks can lead to failure of the air suspension compressor.
The composite (plastic) intake manifold may crack near the thermostat housing and cause a coolant leak. Ford released an updated manifold that was reinforced to prevent a recurrence. No recall was issued for this problem but Ford did extend the warranty to seven years on some models from the date of purchase.
I have installed new spark plugs and plug wire boots.
The drivers windshield wiper works when it wants to.
Because of a manufacturing issue, the fuel pump may fail prematurely due to improper nickel plating of certain internal components. If the fuel pump were to fail the engine would stall, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the fuel pump on affected models to correct this concern.
The Push-to Start/Stop button may be pushed inadvertently causing the engine and vehicle to turn off unexpectedly and the vehicle to stop, increasing the risk of a crash. If a crash were to occur with the vehicle off the airbags and seatbelt restraints may not function as intended, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will relocate the Push-to Start/Stop button and reprogram the Powertrain Control Module to correct this concern.
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.
I maintain a fleet of Town Cars(yrs. 2000 to 2005) for a Taxi co. Some of these cars run 24/7,and are driven very hard.I have worked on all makes and models of cars for the past 35 years.The Lincoln Town Car is one of the most reliable vehicles on this planet. I have cars with anywhere between 300,000 to 750,000 miles that will still burn rubber!! I have not lost an engine in the past three y...
My AC was not working properly. It sounded like it was blowing real hard, and nothing would come out of the vents.... even when you switched from "auto" to upper vents, it would not come out. I took it in to be checked while it was still under warrenty and the Ford dealer said they could not get it to malfunction. I mentioned it again when I had the car serviced and again was told that the c...
Great car to drive. I hope Our President doesn't make me have to live in it, but it would be a nice tent.