2008 Lincoln Town Car brakes NHTSA complaints: Service Brakes

NHTSA — Service Brakes Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
37,600 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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2008 Lincoln Town Car brakes problems

brakes problem

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2008 Lincoln Town Car Owner Comments

problem #2

Feb 172016

Town Car

  • 32,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Lincoln Town car. While approaching traffic in a lane, the brake pedal was applied and was slow to respond. The contact applied force and the brake pedal traveled to the floor. As a result, the contact crashed into the preceding vehicle. The driver sustained minor whiplash that did not require medical attention. A police report was filed. The vehicle was able to be driven to the contact's residence and parked. The vehicle was not included in NHTSA action number: PE16003 (service brakes, service brakes, hydraulic). The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the brake master cylinder was replaced per the contact's request. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and provided no specific remedy for the condition. The VIN was unknown. The approximate failure mileage was 32,000.

- Mentor, OH, USA

problem #1

Jul 012014

Town Car

  • 43,200 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Lincoln Town car. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to respond when the brake pedal was depressed and the engine revved. On another occasion, the brakes failed to respond and the emergency brake had to be applied in order to stop the vehicle. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 43,200.

- Port Arthur , TX, USA

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