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Lincoln MKZ Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

188 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Lincoln MKZ. 43 of these members (22.9%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 40 electrical and air conditioning repairs to Lincoln MKZs--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 MKZ problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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

Don't infer Lincoln MKZ 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 MKZ repairs by problem area

12% of the Lincoln MKZ repairs were to the engine, 19% to the transmission, 5% to the brakes, 9% to the suspension, 31% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 16% to the body and trim, and 8% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 131 repairs.

Lincoln MKZ electrical and air conditioning repair cost distribution

Of the Lincoln MKZ electrical and air conditioning repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 40% cost less than $100, 50% between $100 and $499, and 10% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 10 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 MKZ Electrical and Air Conditioning problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sedan

263-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Lincoln MKZ in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 19000    
23000 0 A/C vent vane motor failed - caused cold air to enter passenger side when set on heat. 
30000 0 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. 
46000  
Lincoln MKZ in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 3000    
30000 0 Rear speaker rattled. Dealer replaced, fixed problem. 
 

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2008 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sedan

263-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Lincoln MKZ in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 8000    
12000 10 Tire pressure problem. Tire pressure was low. Pressure sensor was damaged. 
 
Lincoln MKZ in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 26000    
28000 0 When turned on AC. Could hear a grinding noise. The compressor had failed. Dealer installed new compressor and tested. AC works great now. 
70000  
Lincoln MKZ in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 13020    
15500 0 6 CD changer would not eject a CD. Had a regular music CD in all six slots. 
16740 0 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. 
46500  

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2007 Lincoln MKZ

Engine not specified

Lincoln MKZ in Missouri, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 47000    
48000 0 Reprogrammed radio for missing back-lit buttons. 
 

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2007 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sedan

263-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Lincoln MKZ in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 30000    
39000 50 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. 
67000  
Lincoln MKZ in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 47120    
64480 98 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. 
84940  
Lincoln MKZ in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2007 2000    
15000 0 Erratic HVAC fan speed when using A/C on "AUTO" setting. Blower motor replaced under New Car Warranty. 
62000  

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2007 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sedan

263-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Lincoln MKZ in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 17000    
38000 0 New Radio ordered - CD player malfunction 
 

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