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Chart based on 201 repairs.

Lincoln MKZ electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 15 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 MKZ 4dr Sedan

263-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

23000 mi A/C vent vane motor failed - caused cold air to enter passenger side when set on heat. 
30000 mi 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. 
30000 mi 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

12000 mi

US $10
Tire pressure problem. Tire pressure was low. Pressure sensor was damaged. 
28000 mi When turned on AC. Could hear a grinding noise. The compressor had failed. Dealer installed new compressor and tested. AC works great now. 
15500 mi 6 CD changer would not eject a CD. Had a regular music CD in all six slots. 
16740 mi 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. 

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2007 Lincoln MKZ

Engine not specified

48000 mi 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

39000 mi

US $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. 
64480 mi

C $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. 
15000 mi Erratic HVAC fan speed when using A/C on "AUTO" setting. Blower motor replaced under New Car Warranty. 

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2007 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sedan

263-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

38000 mi New Radio ordered - CD player malfunction 

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Lincoln MKZ Electrical Problems

239 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Lincoln MKZ. 49 of these members (20.5%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 64 electrical repairs to Lincoln MKZs--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Lincoln MKZ problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.