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7.4

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,145 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2004 Lincoln Navigator brakes problems

brakes problem

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2004 Lincoln Navigator Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 032005

Navigator 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,290 miles

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

There is a distinct shimmy in the steering wheel when decelerating from highway speeds. The shimmy progress' as time goes on. The rotors have been resurfaced twice and changed once.

- Salinas, CA, USA

problem #1

Dec 292004

Navigator 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 8,000 miles
2004 Lincoln Navigator was purchased August 30th 2004, on its first drive huston from dallas, the rotors heated and warped resulting in serious shimming issues, this was fixed by machining the rotors. Second trip to Vermont during christmas holidays from dallas, rootors warpped again and the Navigator was shimming seriously, getting me and my family nervous throughout the 3300 mile round trip to East coast, driving on icy roads and through the mountains. Dealership simply machined the rotors again, they admit that other 2004 models have had this issue but would not replace rotors. I believe that this is bad rotor batch that needs to fixed before family are seriously injured or killed.

- Dallas, TX, USA

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