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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
96,926 miles

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2006 Lincoln LS seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2006 Lincoln LS Owner Comments

problem #2

Apr 292016


  • 115,000 miles


We are a dealer in sunnyvale, ca and we have a 2006 Lincoln Ls sport in our inventory. The vehicle was parked in our lot on a typical sunny day with no one inside or around the vehicle when for no apparent reason the passenger side air bags deployed. We ran the VIN number on carfax and the official website for Lincoln but there were no recalls or service bulletins for the vehicle. We searched online if this was a common problem and were shocked to discover that we were not the only owners to come across this issue. By visiting this website,, we found 26 other cases with this particular problem. We contacted Lincoln's corporate office but they refuse to acknowledge that their is an issue, and outright refused to offer any help with our situation. This is outrageous that Lincoln won't even stand behind the cars that they make and sell to the public. I guess the one silver lining with this whole ridiculous situation is that no one was inside driving the vehicle at the time, because I shutter to imagine the outcome then.

- Sunnyvale, CA, USA

problem #1

Apr 192013

LS 8-cyl

  • 78,853 miles
Driver side curtain air bag deployed for no apparent reason. Traveling East on I-94, in milwaukee, wi, about 9200 East. Conditions: 12:45 pm, 37 degrees, light rain. We had been driving about 20 minutes. Engine was completely warm. No alcohol was involved. Driver suffered a shoulder injury from the force of the airbag, but refused treatment. Driver managed to retain control and pulled over on the right berm. He inspected exterior of vehicle. There was no indication of anything hitting the car. He then continued to drive home without incident.

- South Milwaukee, WI, USA

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