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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
25,341 miles

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2009 Lincoln MKZ engine problems

engine problem

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2009 Lincoln MKZ Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 242014

MKZ 6-cyl

  • 25,341 miles


When making a right hand turn steering was lost and the engine shut off. The car went into the opposing lane but thankfully there were no cars at the light. After starting the engine again, the steering was working again. Took car into Lincoln dealership and they could not find anything wrong with the steering but said the throttle body was bad and there was an issue communicating with the PCM. The throttle body and PCM were both replaced. We have not had it occur again.

- New Market, MD, USA

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