Recall List for the 1998 Lincoln Continental

Official recalls have been issued for the 1998 Lincoln Continental by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Lincoln service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Lincoln customer service.

  1. 1998 Lincoln Continental SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS NHTSA Campaign #16E026000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 49,635

    Summary: Bosch Brake Components LLC (Bosch) is recalling certain aftermarket replacement front brake pads, models Bosch QuietCast BC598 and BP765, Bosch Blue BE598 and BE598H, Prostop PD598 and PD765M, Duralast Gold DG598, Duralast MKD598, Stop Master ST598, UltraStop ULT598, UltraLife MX598 and MX765, BrakeBest MKD765, and Prostop Platinum PGD598. These brake pads, manufactured October 1, 2014, to October 31, 2015 are intended for use on 2001-2007 Ford Taurus, 2001-2005 Mercury Sable, 1995-1999 Ford Taurus SHO, 1995-2002 Lincoln Continental, and 1993-1998 Lincoln Mark VIII vehicles. The brake pad shim may shift out of position causing the shim to contact the brake disc resulting in damage to the disc.

    Consequence: A damaged or broken brake disc may reduce a vehicle's braking power, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Bosch will instruct the owners how to have the affected brake pads replaced, free of charge. The recall began on May 26, 2016. Owners may contact Bosch customer service at 1-888-715-3616. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16E026000 »

  2. 1998 Lincoln Continental EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #98V028000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 10, 1998
    • Vehicles Affected: 571,800

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The text and/or graphics for the vehicle headlamp aiming instructions provided in the owner guides are not sufficiently clear. This does not meet the requirements of FMVSS no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."

    Consequence: If the headlamp assemblies are replaced, customers may be confused by the aiming instructions provided in the owner guides causing the headlamps to be improperly aimed.

    Actions: Owner guides containing revised aiming instructions will be mailed to owners of these vehicles. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #98V028000 »

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