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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,388 miles

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1998 Lincoln Town Car drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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1998 Lincoln Town Car Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 052004

Town Car 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 14,388 miles


While driving on highwy 84 East the right rear tire and wheel in my Lincoln fell off and consequently caused me to lose control of my vehicle while trying to get it off the highway. Resulting in a crash. Upon recovery of the wheel and tire it shows where the axle broke off.

- Billerica, MA, USA

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