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Lincoln MKX Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

167 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Lincoln MKX. 28 of these members (16.8%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 26 transmission and drivetrain repairs to Lincoln MKXs--an average of 0.2 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, 16% 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 158 repairs.

Lincoln MKX transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the Lincoln MKX transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 33% cost less than $100, 17% between $100 and $499, 33% between $500 and $999, and 17% more than $2500.

Chart based on 6 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 Transmission and Drivetrain 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 FWD

Lincoln MKX in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 2000    
3000 0 Major transmission malfunction-initially replaced 2 sensors and cleared codes. Problem not fixed-returned to owner and problem came back much worse. Back to dealer again...kept 15 days to test & install new wiring harness, valve body, and solenoids. 
 

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2008 Lincoln MKX 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

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  
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. 
 

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2007 Lincoln MKX

Engine not specified

Lincoln 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 FWD

Lincoln MKX in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 22000    
27000 0 Trans would not fully engage reverse. Lurched into rev. with violent thud when finally engaged. First reported several months ago. Shop performed diagnostics and made adjustments to electronic controls at that time. Replaced trans this time. 
93000  

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2007 Lincoln MKX 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Lincoln MKX in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 36000    
37000 0 Odor resembling propane fuel; transmission slip. 
60000  
Lincoln MKX in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 27000    
31000 0 Power transfer unit seal. 
 
Lincoln MKX in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2007 0    
50000 0 PTU fluid leak. Repair, apparently successful after 1,800 miles 
 

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