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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
44,333 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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2007 Lincoln Town Car brakes problems

brakes problem

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2007 Lincoln Town Car Owner Comments

problem #3

Dec 252015

Town Car

  • 60,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2007 Lincoln Town car. The contact stated after shifting the vehicle into drive, the vehicle experienced an unintended acceleration which resulted in a crash through the passenger's garage. The vehicle was not able to stop even when the brake pedal was depressed. The contact was able to regain control of the vehicle after the vehicle was put into park and the key was removed. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic. A police report was filed. There was one injury reported that required medical attention. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 60,000.

- Port Clinton, OH, USA

problem #2

Feb 122015

Town Car 8-cyl

  • 61,000 miles
Pulling into parking space left turn applied brakes and engine began accelerating hit snow bank. Second time I was going to pull into my community again left hand turn pulled into center lane applied brakes engine started racing got off brakes applied again and was ok. Someone has to fix this before injury occurs.

- Kenosha, WI, USA

problem #1

May 122008

Town Car 8-cyl

  • 12,000 miles
When key is inserted in ignition, the seat slams forward into the steering wheel and then reverses slamming to extreme back position and then reverses repeating action. At same time the brake and gas pedal extends upward and down. The forward seat motion could crush a chest against the steering wheel, and the backward motion could break legs of a person sitting in the back seat. If this occurs while car is in motion, there would be no way to control the car, I.e. no way to turn the steering wheel, or apply brakes. The car was in the dealer repeatedly for the 1st several years, and now the problem is recurring. The faulty seat movement is extremely fast--not at push button seat adjustment speed.

- Moss Beach, CA, USA

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