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Most Common Lincoln LS Problems

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 ...
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 dir...
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 t...
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0 Known Lincoln LS Brakes Problems

2 Known Lincoln LS Drive Train Problems

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 t...
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 15,000 to 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission fluid shou...

0 Known Lincoln LS Electrical & Lights Problems

2 Known Lincoln LS Engine Problems

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

2 Known Lincoln LS Exhaust & Emissions Problems

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 dir...
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.

1 Known Lincoln LS Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

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

0 Known Lincoln LS Maintenance Problems

1 Known Lincoln LS Miscellaneous Problem

Do not use air filters with oil-coated elements. They may cause premature failure of the mass air flow sensor; this is not covered under the warranty.

1 Known Lincoln LS Suspension & Steering Problem

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

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Known Lincoln LS Problems & Complaints

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 ...
Checking and adjusting the AC compressor clutch air gap can extend the service life of the AC compressor.
Even though the manufacturer does not call for regular servicing, our technicians recommend servicing the power steering fluid regularly.
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 15,000 to 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission fluid shou...
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 dir...
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 t...
Do not use air filters with oil-coated elements. They may cause premature failure of the mass air flow sensor; this is not covered under the warranty.
Due to age and possible damage during removal, it is recommended to replace the spark plug boots when replacing the spark plugs,
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.
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