2006 Lincoln Zephyr Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Lincoln Zephyr

2006 Lincoln Zephyr Problems

Harsh or Delayed Shifting of Automatic Transmission

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.

Key Stuck in Ignition Lock Cylinder

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.

Coolant leak from heater core

A coolant leak may develop from the heater core. The failure may be due to electrolysis. Our technicians recommend to check for voltage in the coolant with the battery disconnected. If voltage is found the cooling system should be flushed and jumper wires added to engine ground straps as necessary.

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2006 Lincoln Zephyr Questions

How does water keep ending up in the trunk of my 2006 Zephyr?! (1 answer)

Hasn't been much rain lately but I believe this happens after rain. But the driver side area of my trunk gets wet. I've had to remove the trunk liner twice, and once found about 1/2 gallon of water under the spare tire. Tail lights are not holding water and are working properly. Trunk is ...

door lock was replaced now it will not unlock? how can I fix this (1 answer)

passenger headlight does not work, bulb and fuses have been replaced. what could (1 answer)

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 ...

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2006 Lincoln Zephyr Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Accessory Floor Mats Move And Interfere With Accelerator Pedal

Ford accessory floor mats may interfere with accelerator pedal operation. Dealers will install replacement mats, free of charge to resolve the concern.

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