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1.8

hardy worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
92,702 miles

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2001 Lincoln Continental suspension problems

suspension problem

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2001 Lincoln Continental Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 182008

Continental 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Coil spring on left front strut broke, rubbed through sidewall of tire causing blowout. Wife was real lucky this was in town at low speed. Could have been catastrophic on freeway. Parts are real expensive $450 each side plus one new tire, I'm going to get both sides done because I don't trust the other one now. I have the parts ordered. I will save failed part.

- West Bend, WI, USA

problem #2

Dec 292007

Continental 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 89,755 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Lincoln Continental. While backing out of the driveway and accelerating forward, the contact heard a rubbing noise coming from the front of the vehicle. He immediately pulled off the road and noticed that the front passenger side was leaning on the tire. He attempted to change the tire and discovered that the coil spring failed and punctured the tire. The current mileage was 90,052 and failure mileage was 89,755. Updated 02-12-08 bf * updated 02/12/08

- Canton, OH, USA

problem #1

Dec 272007

Continental 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 113,350 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Lincoln Continental. While backing out of the garage, the vehicle jerked. The contact continued to back up the vehicle and the tire blew out. He exited the vehicle and discovered that the driver side front coil spring failed and punctured the tire. The dealer was notified. The current mileage was 113,371 and failure mileage was 113,350. Updated 01-29-08.

- Oil City, PA, USA

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