Lincoln Navigator Repair and Maintenance

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

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Lincoln Navigator
$
193
to $
700
Lincoln Navigator
$
525
to $
880
Lincoln Navigator
$
1,666
to $
3,950
Lincoln Navigator
$
507
to $
834
Lincoln Navigator
$
330
to $
442

Lincoln Navigator Problems

Corrosion on Battery Cable Ends

Check the battery cable ends frequently for corrosion. Corrosion can easily migrate under the cable insulation and cause numerous electrical faults and drivability issues.

Adjusting AC Clutch Air Gap

Checking and adjusting the AC compressor clutch air gap can extend the service life of the AC compressor.

Turn Off Suspension Switch Before Jacking/Lifting Vehicle With Air Suspension

Prior to jacking or lifting a vehicle with air suspension, you must turn off the suspension switch. The switch is generally located in the trunk or on the right side of the passenger foot well.

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Lincoln Navigator Questions

Why won't my navigator hold an alignment? (1 answer)

I've had 2 alignments in this truck and the day after I got the alignments, it was back to the way it was before the alignment. Whata going on here?

My car looses power doesnt do the shift and trembles and turns off andnot run (1 answer)

my var doesnt run it soons like its drowning
It barley moves and at the end it turns off
It feels like its to hot arond the moter but nothing shows in the meters

How do I let the air suspension down one bag flat the other side is way up (1 answer)

Bag Driver's side went flat however passage side still rose and will not go back down how do o get passage side down??? Can you deflate bag on passenger side

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Lincoln Navigator Recalls

Automatic Transmission Shifts To First Gear Unexpectedly

The vehicle's automatic transmission may shift unexpectedly and suddenly into first gear while driving, which can result in a loss of vehicle control, sudden slowing of the vehicle and possible transmission damage. Dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module with updated software free of charge to resolve the concern.

Reverse Gear Engagement and/or Lighting Issues

Certain vehicles may have been assembled with a transmission range sensor (TRS) that was calibrated out of specification for reverse gear. If this condition exists, the transmission may not properly engage reverse gear and/or if reverse gear does engage, the "R" indicator on the dash or the backup lamps may not illuminate. These conditions increase the risk of a crash or a pedestrian being struck due to the vehicle's not signaling it is in reverse. Dealers will inspect and replace the transmission range sensor as necessary to correct this concern. The Ford recall number is 12C23.

The Right Side, Second Row Seat Head Restraint May Fail

These vehicles may have inadequate welds on the head restraint support brackets for the second row, right side seat. In the event of a crash, the head restraint may not provide adequate protection, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the head restraints as necessary to correct this concern. The Ford recall number is 12C22.

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Lincoln Navigator Reviews

I have had to rebuild my Transmission and Motor.!!! The truck is currently at Five Star Ford having the fuse panel replaced due to poor design where the panel is taking in water burning out the main relay switch. The automatic door locks stopped working. Due to water leaking in.. the sun roof stopped working. This truck is like some women..they may look good but inside she ugly. More trouble th...
We got the Navigator new. It is a wonderful truck but I'd say over the past couple of years we spent money getting few things all fixed on it. Changed four set of brakes, battery drained due of having the lights remaining on and leak in exhaust plus add we had to spend good bit on new catalytic and get emission system repairs. So far engine and tranny both have been great at 180,876 miles still...
I have a 1999 Lincoln Navigator too and I am having a problem with the lights staying on, battery drain, etc. We think we may have figured out the problem. We are finding that the rear hatch releases on its own, thereby turning the lights on and draining our battery.

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