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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
900 miles

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2013 Lincoln MKT electrical problems

electrical problem

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2013 Lincoln MKT Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 012012


  • 900 miles


The contact owns a 2013 Lincoln Mkt. The contact stated that the battery drained completely and there was no access to the trunk. The contact stated that there was not a mechanical override to open the trunk. The vehicle was taken to several dealers and the contact was advised by each of them that there was no remedy for the failure because the vehicle was operating as designed. The dealer then referred him to the manufacturer. The manufacturer was contacted and referred him to page 79 of the owner's manual, which explained how to override the system. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 900 and the current mileage was 13,000. Updated 02/26/13 updated 03/1/2013

- Cambridge, MA, USA

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