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2008 Lincoln MKX Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

46 TrueDelta members own a 2008 Lincoln MKX. 8 of these members (17.4%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 12 transmission and drivetrain repairs to 2008 Lincoln MKXs--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2008 Lincoln MKX problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2008 Lincoln MKX problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2008 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 2008 Lincoln MKX repairs by problem area

10% of the 2008 Lincoln MKX repairs were to the engine, 29% to the transmission, 12% to the brakes, 14% to the suspension, 21% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 12% to the body and trim, and 2% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 42 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten 2008 Lincoln MKX Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Lincoln MKX

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Lincoln MKX in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2013 85000    
85000 957 I was making a u-turn and placed the vehicle into reverse and it would not move. Placed it in drive, still would not move, tried putting it neutral to get it to roll, nothing had to flatbed it to mechanic. the replaced the TSS, OSS 
Lincoln MKX in Missouri, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2013 75000    
75000 0 trans slips in low gear 

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2008 Lincoln MKX 4dr SUV

265-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Lincoln MKX in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2012 58900    
59520 0 Leaking transfer case seal. Replaced under warranty in less than 3 hours. 
67580  
Lincoln MKX in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 33000    
44000 0 Transmission failed - would not move in Drive. Towed to dealership and had 2 internal parts replaced. 
 
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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