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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
162,500 miles

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2004 Lincoln Town Car lights problems

lights problem

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2004 Lincoln Town Car Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 012015

Town Car

  • 220,000 miles


Lighting control module same part number as Ford recall for marquis of same year, why isn't Town cars included from same period. Possible link to left information display in dash has begun flickering, numbers phase out and eventually after a period of time, entire display disappears losing speed, odometer, warning lights, everything on that side of the display panel. Right display panel has displayed similar flickering when left side completely goes out.

- Forsyth, GA, USA

problem #1

Jun 022015

Town Car

  • 105,000 miles
Driving slowly on a Suburban street at twilight the headlights and dashboard lights went out. The same thing occurred a three times week later on the interstate at 65 mph about 10 P.M. the automatic delayed headlight off setting no longer functions. The lights can be turned on in the manual position.apparently, the light control module has faulty relays which fail suddenly during the course of normal use.

- Potomac, MD, USA

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