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Lincoln Zephyr Repair and Maintenance

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

Lincoln Zephyr Problems

A squeak or creak noise may be noted when driving over bumps. Our technicians tell us of two possible causes. The lower control arm may have faulty welds or the strut jounce bumper could be rubbing on a dry strut plate. There is a factory repair kit for the lower control arms. If the noise is coming from the strut it may require dis-assembly to lubricate the jounce bumper.

The automatic transmission may develop shifting concerns. On lower mileage vehicles, upgrading the software in the powertrain control module (PCM) and the transmission control module (TCM) may correct the problem. As the mileage increases, internal transmission damage can occur. Repairs could involve replacement of the valve body or a complete transmission rebuild. Whenever major transmission repairs are made, it is important to be sure the PCM and the TCM have the latest software updates to help prevent these issues from reoccurring.

The ignition key may become stuck in the ignition lock, possibly associated with a binding shifter bezel. Our technicians tell us that if the shifter knob is sticking or the shifter bezel is binding the affected part should be replaced.

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Lincoln Zephyr Questions

I have a 2006 Lincoln zephyr whos passenger side headlamp will not work.. we have replaced the bulbs and fuses. We have been told it is the headlight module but have been unable to find a number for it to order it online.. I can replace it myself but all the dealers around here will not give us ...

i started experincing this in nov the battery was low dealership replaced it. Problem continued they replaced fuel pum , plugs did work on manifold very costley repair. Car still wont start when cold. I have also noticed it runs and starts better when over half tank of gas. Have tried adding dry ...

Key stuck in ignition.

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