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3.9

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
31,500 miles

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2002 Lincoln LS Owner Comments

problem #2

Apr 302005

LS

  • 25,000 miles

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

My car has numerous parts that tear up repeatedly, within a 6 months time. Valve cover gasket had replaced twice within a 6 months time. The coil packs go up very often. I had panel buttons just tear up for no reason three times! wheel caps replaced numerous times. Overheating issues, door locking issues, battery replaced twice within 2 years time. Ac issues, (I never used my ac..at all). This car has a lot of problems on the T.S.bulletin. I contacted Ford in reference to the multiple issues I was having with the car, the company representatives told me to take the complaint to the establishment of which I had been dealing with. Then they said Lincoln is an independent owned establishment so I am totally confused by this whole ordeal, they know that they have had a lot of multiple problems out of that car. And they refuse to recall some of those (as I would say) hazardous issues. I was at the dealer 2 weeks ago, I was conversing with a rep. At the dealership and he was telling me how the Lincoln Ls was their most problem vehicle, and cash maker for repairs. (oh by the way.......I researched to find this site. To answer the question in the consumer section).

- Yorktown , VA, USA

problem #1

Jun 072010

LS 8-cyl

  • 38,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Lincoln Ls. When the contact took the vehicle to the garage for routine tire maintenance, he was informed the wrench that came with the vehicle was the wrong size the garage used a twenty inch wrench to be able to adjust the screws. The contact stated if he experiences a tire failure he will not be able to replace the tire. The current and the failure mileage was 38,000. Updated 08/24/10. Updated 08/25/10 the vehicle came with an 18 mm lug nit wrench. When the vehicle was taken to the garage for tire maintenance, the 18mm lug nut wrench that came with the vehicle would not fit. The mechanic had to use a 19mm wrench. Updated 08/26/10.

- Janesville , WI, USA

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