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Lincoln LS Problems

Engine -- Verified

Erratic engine coolant temperature or intermittent overheating can be caused by corrosion inside the water pump. The impeller may spin on the water pump shaft or the impeller may corrode. Either condition reduces coolant circulation resulting in engine overheating.
 

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

An exhaust leak may develop in front of the catalytic converter. This type of leak should be corrected as soon a possible to avoid damaging the catalytic converter.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

Even though the manufacturer does not call for regular servicing, our technicians recommend servicing the power steering fluid regularly.

Engine -- Verified

Due to age and possible damage during removal, it is recommended to replace  the spark plug boots when replacing the spark plugs,

Lincoln LS Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, April 14, 2003

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17" chrome wheels may not have been properly heat treated. These wheels may crack at the lug nut holes, which could result in loosening of the lug nuts. The driver may experience vibration and/or abnormal noise while driving. Continued operation of the vehicle could result in the wheel failing off, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the wheels and replace those without proper heat treating. The Ford recall number is 03S01.

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Engine, April 4, 2005

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On 56 vehicles, the fuel tank may have an area with a thin wall and may crack, creating the potential for a fuel leak, fuel odor, and the Check Engine Light may come on. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel tank free of charge. The Ford recall number is 05S29.

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Suspension & Steering, November 24, 2000

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If the ball joints are not fastened securely, it could result in a fracture of the ball joint stud. This could result in loss of vehicle control and an accident. Dealers will inspect the torque on the two ball joint attaching fasteners.

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Lincoln LS Questions and Answers

larry350, 2000 Lincoln LS, 3.9L V8, Portsmouth, VA

here recently my car has been shutting down when driving. my traction control light comes on and it shuts down with no power. jump it and seems like nothing wrongs. traction control light comes on ...

Mikie G, 2000 Lincoln LS, 3.0L V6, Lowell, AR

outlined engine light on, rough idle and surging as if it has a vacuum leak

omg20033, 2000 Lincoln LS, 3.9L V8, Riverview, FL

My cars break light suddenly came on tonight and the breaks were really hard to press to get the car to stop. The car is also leaking break fluid now and my owners manual says it might be Brake for...

Ripcurl1, 2000 Lincoln LS, Kalamazoo, MI

I am trying to remove the dash of My Lincoln LS 2000 V8 to replace the fuel gauge and tach gauge. How do I do this?

Don1228, 2000 Lincoln LS, 3.9L V8, Upper Marlboro, MD

A couple of years ago, my Lincoln would stop accepting gasoline from the pump requiring lengthy fill up times. It would take a gallon or so and then the pump would stop. Why is this and what can be...

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Lincoln LS Reviews

I have a 2002 Ls Why does the engine ligh turn on? Is it just one thing or can it be a few things?

I have 66,000 miles on the '06. Location of the low side a/c port couldn't be in a worse location. Another problem is the fuel gage used to give an audible warning when low on fuel, now it doesn't and the fuel gage at 1/4 tank will suddenly drop to Empty which it originally didn't. Other than these points I like the car. Nice interior, on cruise control going 70 I got 27 mpg with a V-8. Like the handling. Has some features that are nice like the battery in the rear if such help is needed in a parking lot or highway.

I'm three months into the car and seems flawless.I got this car for 3K with a 100K on it.It was obviously maintained at a dealership because it shines inside and out.Strong 8 cyl. with big brakes.Wish me luck but it seems like a great car.

valve cover gaskets are guarantee to go bad! thus coil packs will be next to go. repairs are not easy and seem to be one after another. snappy and fast though. rides and handles like a dream with a flashy look. overall i like the car but have pocket book handy cause they seem to be a needy car with more problems than any other luxery sport car, but when the car is problem free, its hard to beat.

I dont own an ls but was thinking about it.1500 bucks
It has some body damage,186,300 on the dash,& a rusty
Undercarriage.interior is excellent & drives great.what do
You think?

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