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Lincoln MKX Problems and Repair Histories

166 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Lincoln MKX. 70 of these members (42.2%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 157 repairs to Lincoln MKXs--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Lincoln MKX problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Lincoln MKX problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Lincoln MKX problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Lincoln MKX repairs by problem area

8% of the Lincoln MKX repairs were to the engine, 17% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 9% to the suspension, 39% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 13% to the body and trim, and 8% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 157 repairs.

Lincoln MKX repair cost distribution

Of the Lincoln MKX repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 14% cost less than $100, 29% between $100 and $499, 43% between $500 and $999, 11% between $1000 and $2499, and 4% more than $2500.

Chart based on 28 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 MKX problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2010 Lincoln MKX 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Lincoln MKX in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 0    
40000 Stereo amp died after one month 
 

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2008 Lincoln MKX 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Lincoln MKX in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 12000    
13000 0 It was a disconcerting problem for a car that is 11 months old. Backing out of garage the reverse conked out. Had to be towed to dealer. After some foot-dragging they finally paid for rental car. Engine runs a bit sluggish since, next appointmt: 1 month. 
 
Lincoln MKX in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008    
0 Left front axle replacement Left sun visor replacement winshield wipers replaced 
15000 0 Awful burning smell while driving caused by leaking right front axle seal. Technician found a grease leak in left front axle boot, had to order new axle Replaced left front axle that was ordered one week earlier 
15000 0 Replacement of PTU and inner right front axle and seal due to leak. 
 
Lincoln MKX in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2007 0    
12000 0 Power Take off fluid/seal leak,(PTO) which has been common on AWD vehicles. Fluid leak causes burning smell inside vehicle. Service completed within 2 hours, seems OK now. 
42000  

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2007 Lincoln MKX

Engine not specified

Lincoln MKX in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2008 5000    
6000 0 Rear wheel drive of the all wheel system(AWD) seems to engage into drive after you already have been driving for a mile or so but with such force it bangs in like either you were hit in the rear or were doing neutral drops like when we were kids if ... 
 

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2007 Lincoln MKX 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Lincoln MKX in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 27000    
31000 0 Power transfer unit seal. Intermittant issue. Told couldn't repliacte so couldn't repair. HVAC fan switchs from auto to manual w/o user input. HVAC control switchs from set temp to 90 degress w/o user input.  Seat will not return from exit position on an itermittant basis.  
57000 68 Broken clamp on exhaust heat shield 
 
Lincoln MKX in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 7000    
11000 0 drivers side rear turn signal bulb out. Successfully replaced. No problem re-currence 
 
Lincoln MKX in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 8060    
16740 0 faulty wheel bearing 
28520 500 Squeel coming from left rear wheel, brake caliper problem. Parts took 2 days to come in, dealer supplied a replacement car. 
 
Lincoln MKX in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2007 0    
6000 0 Tires are assymetrical and one of them was mounted inside out. 
30000 0 Left mirror does not always return to memory position (could not replicate)and power liftgate does not always go all the way up (could not replicate).  Steering wheel squeak (could not replicate). Rattle in BAMR(fixed it). 
50000 0 Shift indicator stopped at "R" PTU fluid leak. Repair, apparently successful after 1,800 miles 
 

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