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Lincoln LS Engine Problems

144 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Lincoln LS. 23 of these members (16%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 58 engine repairs to Lincoln LSs--an average of 0.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Lincoln LS problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Chart based on 119 repairs.

Lincoln LS engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 42 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Lincoln LS repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2002 Lincoln LS

Engine not specified

131000 mi US $2000 required a new computer. ford doesn't make anymore. went through 3 different rebuilt comps through ford dealership. they gave up. took to lincoln dealer. too another 2 weeks, but found comp and replaced. all works fine now. 

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2002 Lincoln LS 4dr Sedan

252-horsepower 3.9L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

67000 mi US $240 Ignition coil for cylinder #2 replaced 
69000   Right side valve cover gasket leaked damaging four cop ignition coils. also had all eight spark plugs replaced 
83300   Overflow tank cracked lost coolant damaged water pump. 
76570 C $635 Throttle control sensor quit causing car to start but would not idle. Replaced unit runs just fine now. 
86180   PVC "O" ring was leaking small amount of oil onto manifold........minor but could smell when brakes applied.  
91760   timing chain replaced, vacuum hoses replaced 

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2002 Lincoln LS 4dr Sedan

252-horsepower 3.9L V8 5-speed automatic RWD

122000 mi US $15 Replaced thermostat. 
57000 US $200 valve cover was leaking causing cops to fail. replaced valve cover gasket and cops and well as new plugs 

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2000 Lincoln LS 4dr Sedan

252-horsepower 3.9L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

57000 mi US $2500 Valve cover leak caused coils to fail, warping of head 
82000   Fuel Pump 

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2000 Lincoln LS 4dr Sedan

210-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed automatic RWD

83700 mi US $65 Oil leak into plug wells & valve cover leak onto exhaust. Had to complete job begun by mechanic because he didn't replace the spark plug gaskets that came with the set. One valve cover gasket still leaking. 
85300   Had a leak on left bank valve cover off & on for 3 months. I removed left valve cover again covered with grey gasket sealer, problem fixed. 
44000 US $400 ignition coil replacement 

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