hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
97,186 miles

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2005 Lincoln Town Car steering problems

steering problem

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2005 Lincoln Town Car Owner Comments

problem #4

Dec 112014

Town Car

  • miles


The contact owns a 2005 Lincoln Town car. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 13V385000 (steering); however, the dealer refused to perform the repairs. The contact mentioned that the technician explained that the recall repairs were performed six months prior at another dealer. The manufacturer was contacted and advised the contact that the recall repairs could not be performed a second time. The contact stated that the vehicle was never repaired under the recall. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Redlands, CA, USA

problem #3

Mar 122014

Town Car

  • 98,500 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Lincoln Town car. The contact stated that the power steering malfunctioned and casued the wheel to become very hard to maneuver. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The technician performed the repairs for NHTSA campaign number: 13V385000 (steering) but the failure recurred. The contact mentioned that after inspecting the vehicle he noticed that the upper intermediate steering shaft was defective and needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 98,500 and the current mileage was 100,100.

- Winchester, KY, USA

problem #2

Aug 202013

Town Car

  • 128,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Lincoln Town car. The contact stated that while driving approximately 50 mph, the steering wheel became stuck without any warning. The vehicle returned to normal function after the contact proceeded to drive. The failure recurred whenever the vehicle was in operation. The vehicle was taken to two different independent mechanics, who both informed the contact that the lower intermediate shaft and steering column lower bearing would need to be replaced. The vehicle had not been repaired. There was a recall associated with NHTSA campaign id number 13V385000 (steering) however, the contact's VIN was not included. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 128,000.

- Harrison, AR, USA

problem #1

Sep 072012

Town Car 8-cyl

  • 162,244 miles
There wasnt an acccident but my steering column has a problen. It is binding, loose, and makes noise.

- Chicago, IL, USA

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