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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
70,836 miles

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2004 Lincoln LS brakes problems

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2004 Lincoln LS Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 232007

LS 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,836 miles


First it started out in July 2007, ac wasn't blowing like it should be replaced control heads. Then my trac control light came on and park brake light was on checked and advised replaced speed sensor. Then check engine light came on found upstream bank 2 02 sensor reading out of spec. Replaced 02 sensor and clear codes. That cost me$1285.51. Which I replaced sensor, spark plugs, coil then in Jan 2008 my transmission shift hard into reverse checked and advised found faults in solenoid, valve body, trans filter, repaired clear codes, ok. Replaced drive belt and pulley. That bill was $1318.72. Well then in 08/2008 same thing transmission shifts rough concern cylinder misfire. Check engine light back on. Thank god had a recall from Ford on that. Found contamination in both sides replaced affected coils, plugs, and cover which they only replaced 4 of the 8 coils. That would have been $593.18. Then on 08/2008 coolant leak just 3 days after getting it out of the shop had to replace leaking thermostat connector. Haven't had any problems running hot until they worked on it 08/11/2008. The power window was inoperative. The dealer replaced the regulator/motor. Updated 10/22/08.

- Sylvester, GA, USA

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