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2008 Lincoln MKX Repair Histories

49 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Lincoln MKX. 23 of these members (46.9%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 45 repairs to 2008 Lincoln MKXs--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 45 repairs.

2008 Lincoln MKX repair cost distribution

Chart based on 14 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2008 Lincoln MKX

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Lincoln MKX in Virginia, United States
Nov 2011 - Dec 2011
31000 mi   Trim on either side of the front end is popping out. I can pop one side back in but it pops out again, the other side, it's too tight. Was told this is common. 

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2008 Lincoln MKX 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Lincoln MKX in North Carolina, United States
Sep 2010 - Sep 2013
38000 mi US $18 Excessive downshift when using cruise control going up hills. RPM's increase by 2500 then drops back down. 
49700   Throttle control was replaced and computer updated. Wrench tool light came on and the car would not go into drive. 

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2008 Lincoln MKX 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Lincoln MKX in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2010 - Nov 2011
36000 mi   right headlight housing had a bad seal, allowing moisture inside. Dealer replaced it with a new unit. 
44000   Transmission failed - would not move in Drive. Towed to dealership and had 2 internal parts replaced. 
Lincoln MKX in Alberta, Canada
May 2010 - Sep 2014
48980 mi C $205 When driver window is down, closing door causes glass to rattle inside door. Dealer installed foam tape, problem not resolved. In second trip replaced some part of the track, which fixed it. 
59500   Memory seat function (from either key fob or buttons on drivers door) do not adjust the seat to the correct position. The back angle adjusts correctly, but the seat pan does not move to the correct memory location. 
63540   Front passenger seat belt mechanism locking when pulled out, problem intermittent. Dealer ordered replacement.  Satellite radio not working. Dealer ordered satellite receiver cable. 
68480   Stereo USB port failed -would not charge iPod, could not be accessed by SYNCH system for music. 
69440   Warning lights on dash for ABS, check engine. Brake pedal went to floor without stopping vehicle when brakes failed suddenly. Rear driver side power lock not working; will not unlock door if temperature below -20° C. 
77280   headlight socket electrical short caused bulb socket to melt. had to replace wiring harness in headlamp assembly. 
80600   Battery cables were corroded and falling apart, had to be replaced. 
Lincoln MKX in Alberta, Canada
Apr 2011 - Jun 2014
43800 mi   Sunroof was opened to warm car up in a heated garage after being in -30C weather with windchill to -40C. When closing sunroof, sunroof did not close all the way. Dealer reset computer and greased channels 
44640   Replaced heater fan motor 
Lincoln MKX in Illinois, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
26000 mi   Wheel bearing out on driver's side rear wheel. Dealer said Ford had recommended replacing rocker arm as it was the cause of the bearing failing. Wheel bearings and rocker arm replaced. 
Lincoln MKX in New York, United States
Nov 2007 - Dec 2013
12000 mi   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. 
Lincoln MKX in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2011
13000 mi   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 Indiana, United States
Jan 2010 - Jan 2011
33000 mi   Whining noise around 40 mph. level. Bearings around front wheel hubs and rear wheel hubs had to be replaced. Repair related to AWD system. 
Lincoln MKX in New York, United States
Nov 2008 - Mar 2010
8133 mi   Left front axle replacement Left sun visor replacement winshield wipers replaced 
15000   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 
15700   Replacement of PTU and inner right front axle and seal due to leak. 

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