Chart based on 19 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
2016 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sedan
141-horsepower 2.0L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD
12V Battery repeatedly dying overnight even when fully charged the night before. Trunk control module had outstanding service bulletin. Firmware in trunk control module upgraded, which fixed the issue.
left rear stop light on continuously, right rear lamp blinking. submitted photos to Lincoln of problem for warranty approval.
solution required replacement of both rear light assemblies.
A common problem with 2010-11-12 MKZ
Sync system needed a master reboot.
car would not start, battery failed load test-was original Motorcraft battery. Replaced with Interstate battery.
Left LED taillight board burned out. Right LED taillight had incorrect LED pattern. Both light assemblies replaced under warranty.
I received letter re brake lights. Left rear was only lit on one line.
It started sounding like it didn't want to start. 36 hrs later it was dead in my garage. Had it towed to dealer and they charged the battery ran diagnostic and said they are stumped. Tried to accuse me of leaving a light on or charger plugd The second time it was dead in my garage I took it in and told them to keep it. My lease was up in 9 days so I went and leased a GM.
Leds in right deck light went out 290.00 dealer part non repairable. Bought used deck lid light on e bay.
Battery down after doors left open for only 30-40 minutes, have to be recharged. Cel in the battery was bad, replaced with new battery.
Radio would switch from CD to Radio,aux to radio and would even not operate sometimes.Problem not fixed under warranty,part replaced they said it was a pin for $650.First dealership said there was no problem,rotten dealership,terrebonne ford
a/c clutch went out
a/c compressor clutch went out.
Car was in dealer service department for the 3rd time with AC problems. This time instead of just replacing the clutch they replace the complete compressor.
Auto in three times for failure to start. Temperatures have been over 100 degrees,if that is a cause for the "crash." Trip to dealer shows no code. Also cycled thru check brakes in the information display, while the idiot lights blinked randomly.
Compass quit working with annoying "compass error" message on the dash display. Replaced rear view mirror (that's where the compass sensor is) with a unit purchased from eBay - all is well now.
Third battery for this car.
Drivers side heated seat has stopped working. Lights on dash light up and then go out after very short period. Passenger side is ok.
the turn signal lights kept having errors. they replaced the socket pigtails with new ones
Heated seats not working
Compressor failing causing care to moo like a cow on acceleration. Took idiot dealer 4 days to figure it out and they wanted to charge $2300. Car still moos.
Car would not start on Xmas day. Battery that was less than 18 months old had crack next to negative terminal. Covered under warranty.
Complete AC system replacement
Battery failed after 14 months
A/C vent vane motor failed - caused cold air to enter passenger side when set on heat.
Faulty dual temperature control again, sometimes blows heat even with temp at 60. Observed it in shop, but then worked fine rest of time in shop, so not fixed.
CD player failing to eject CD. After numerous attempst, I was finally able to eject all but one of my CD's - the last of which "disappered" within the unit. Dealership concurred there was an issue with the unit, and replaced with new
Heated Driver's seat stop working, replaced under extended warranty
Tire pressure problem. Tire pressure was low. Pressure sensor was damaged.
Replaced A-C compressor.
Replace 3 O-rings EVAC and recharge.
Note,my receipts for all warranty work do not list the total cost. I must pay the deductable of $100. This applies to all my responses.
6 CD changer would not eject a CD. Had a regular music CD in all six slots.
Dealer replaced CD changer in early June (took 2 weeks to arrive) - won't /can't give me my CDs. Sent defective unit off to special CD shop-in-the sky to do so. CDs are removed & send back to the dealer. I finally got my CDs back 3+ weeks after that.
Replace dead battery.
Replaced LF HID headlight
When turned on AC. Could hear a grinding noise. The compressor had failed. Dealer installed new compressor and tested. AC works great now.
Erratic HVAC fan speed when using A/C on "AUTO" setting. Blower motor replaced under New Car Warranty.
Heated and cooled seats not working when car new. Replaced module, now getting a hard code stating air bags not working. Factory stated needed to replace seat tracks. Awaiting results.
The right blinker "license plate light" was corroded so the bulb and assembly had to be replaced. It was done during a maintenance visit and took an additional 30 minutes.
Did not cool.
Door vibration when driving and listening to bassy music, and power window creaking when going up/down. Service department concluded problems were both caused by binding/bad window regulator. Part replaced and problem solved.
Air conditioning quit providing cool air. Took to the dealer who analyzed it and came up with replacing of EVAP Sensor, R&R Dash Light came on for air bag. Took to dealer who ran diagnostics and after working with Ford Motor found passenger seat module that communicates with module in dash was bad. Estimated cost $1,200 plus. Repair was declined by me.
instrument cluster failed. No fuel, temp, speedometer, tach, instruments.
lost all function in dash. speedometer, gas gauge, tach etc. Replaced entire console.
New Radio ordered - CD player malfunction
Battery not fully charging 2 weeks after original warranty. Cost $225 with labor Music CD's not playing. Had to re-insert multiple times before they would play. Replacement covered under Extended Warranty
Passenger airbag sensor and seat track had to be replaced. Out of warranty, paid out of pocket.
replaced manifold line to air conditioning compressor due to pin hole leak, also replace battery due to dead cell. Oil and Filter change