Lincoln LS Problems
RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the Lincoln LS based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.
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.
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.
Very hard shifting may be noted after the transmission reaches operating temperature. Most commonly this occurs in the higher gears and reverse. Replacement of the transmission may be recommended to correct this concern.
Even though the manufacturer does not call for regular servicing, our technicians recommend servicing the power steering fluid regularly.
Checking and adjusting the AC compressor clutch air gap can extend the service life of the AC compressor.
Due to age and possible damage during removal, it is recommended to replace the spark plug boots when replacing the spark plugs,