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1.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
110,189 miles

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2002 Lincoln Navigator electrical problems

electrical problem

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2002 Lincoln Navigator Owner Comments

problem #6

Dec 032011

Navigator

  • 150,000 miles

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

On 12/03/11 when my husband started our 2002 Lincoln Navigator a loud bang happened, my seat belt tightened across my chest so tight it hurt and I couldn't breathe, the car started smoking so bad that my oldest daughter jumped out of the truck because it scared her so bad. The seat belt was so tight it wouldn't come off at first which scared me because the smoke was by the side of my head! now the seat belt won't work and I don't want to use my car without it. In the past year, 2011, my truck keeps blowing fuses on the automatic lights and air bag for the passenger side. I keep replacing the fuse but they only last about a week and then they blow out. Once the fuse is replaced the automatic lights work, the airbag light goes off. But, no sooner do I change it, it blows again. So, I haven't replaced it. In February I have to go for emissions and I won't pass with this light on. In the last 6 months, my bright lights have turned on by themselves. I thought it only happened when we use the turn signals, but my husband told me it does it all the time. I didn't believe him until three days ago when I hit a bump and they went on. Then, yesterday I was sitting in our running, parked car and the brights just turned on while the car was on and not moving. That really scared me. What kind of electrical problems does this vehicle have" I have done the one recall on my truck for engine fire. Are there more recalls I should know about"

- Hazel Crest , IL, USA

problem #5

Jun 032010

Navigator

  • 102,000 miles
My 2002 Lincoln Navigator caught fire, the entire engine and front half of the car is charred and the interior has significant burn damage, it almost set fire to our home.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #4

Apr 022010

Navigator

  • 88,133 miles
Fuse/relay fuses get burned once every two days the SUV turns off while in motion. Almost caused an accident in a heavy traffic intersection. Has happened for 5-6 times. Took the SUV to an electrician found no problem, called Ford dealer appointment in two weeks.

- Santa Ana, CA, USA

problem #3

Mar 302010

Navigator

  • 141,000 miles

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

Leaky winshield causing faulty wireing and car shutting off while moving wipers stop working among other things Ford noes of this issue and is not doing anthing to fix issue this is a safty issue as it could cause a fire or even loss of control of vehicle while driving as it shuts off speratically and sometimes wont restart

- Ilion, NY, USA

problem #2

Feb 232009

Navigator

  • 90,000 miles
Water leakage and electrical problem.

- Surrey, 00, USA

problem #1

Feb 242010

Navigator

  • 90,000 miles
I have a water leakage and it is affecting the electronics of the car..when it rains, electrical problem occurs..sometimes the car will shift to 4 wheel drive and the heater will go on and off, the radio stop working, electronic door lock will not open..acceleration and overdrive goes on..battery will go dead...

- Surrey, 00, USA

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