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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
104,250 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Lincoln LS Owner Comments

problem #4

May 192016

LS

  • 200,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2002 Lincoln Ls. While driving 60 mph, the vehicle accelerated independently. The brake pedal was depressed, but failed to stop the vehicle. The emergency brakes also failed to slow down the vehicle. The contact had to turn off the vehicle in order to slow down. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic to be diagnosed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified. The approximate failure mileage was 200,000.

- South Pasadena, CA, USA

problem #3

Jan 262013

LS

  • 127,000 miles
Vehicle was coming to a complete stop at a traffic light. While decelerating from approximately 20-30 mph, the car suddenly surged forward with foot completely on the brake pedal. Car had decelerated to approximately 5 mph when it suddenly accelerated. Driver swerved to avoid the car stopped in front, but vehicle struck the other car in the rear.

- Burlington, NJ, USA

problem #2

Sep 102009

LS

  • 90,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Lincoln Ls. While driving approximately 65 mph on normal road conditions the vehicle accelerated without intention, and then down-shifted. The driver was able to gain control and continue operation with caution. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for inspection. The technician stated the failure was contributed to the lower control arms and ball joints. The vehicle was being repaired for the malfunction. The failure and current mileages were 90,000.

- Mentor, OH, USA

problem #1

Jul 022003

LS

  • miles
While traveling on the highway and without prior warning vehicle suddenly accelerated.

- Lititz, PA, USA

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