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2007 Lincoln MKZ Problems and Repair Histories

62 TrueDelta members own a 2007 Lincoln MKZ. 34 of these members (54.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 59 repairs to 2007 Lincoln MKZs--an average of 1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2007 Lincoln MKZ problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2007 Lincoln MKZ problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2007 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 2007 Lincoln MKZ repairs by problem area

8% of the 2007 Lincoln MKZ repairs were to the engine, 34% to the transmission, 3% to the brakes, 17% to the suspension, 19% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 15% to the body and trim, and 3% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 59 repairs.

2007 Lincoln MKZ repair cost distribution

Of the 2007 Lincoln MKZ repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 14% cost less than $100, 41% between $100 and $499, 23% between $500 and $999, and 23% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 22 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 2007 Lincoln MKZ problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Lincoln MKZ

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Lincoln MKZ in Missouri, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 47000    
48000 0 Purchased car used at auction with 46,500 miles and still under warranty. Dealership replaced rear chrome wheels for flaking. 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 Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 51000    
52000 200 aluminum wheels with chrome plating peeling on inside of wheel causing tires to leak at the bead seal. 
55000 855 Had to replace wheels at my cost!!!!!!!!!!! very poor warranty service from Lincoln !!!!!! 
 
Lincoln MKZ in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 55000    
55000 0 car coolant flushed and replaced...car overheated...no evidence of coolant leak power steering pump replaced 
78000 100 replace steering rack and pump 
86000 0 drivers leather seat has a tear not caused by anything but wear 
108700 1100 Front e g mount, Transmission mount 
110000  
Lincoln MKZ in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2007 2000    
8000 0 Noticed some "flaking" of the chrome plating on the wheels of my car (two of the four). The Dealer replaced all four wheels under Warranty. 
15000 0 Erratic HVAC fan speed when using A/C on "AUTO" setting. Blower motor replaced under New Car Warranty. Defect in finish of the power mirror button on drivers door armrest. Was replaced under New Car Warranty. 
23500 0 Known issue of Aisin transmission valve body sometimes failing after 20,000 miles. Issue and repair covered in a TSB. Problem was verified by the Tech, parts were ordered and car repaired under Warranty and returned the next day. Small areas of chrome bubbling/flaking off the wheel finish of three wheels. Problem verified by the Tech, wheels ordered and I returned five days later for installation. Repair covered under original Warranty  Finish of center console armrest exhibited unusual wear, especially for a low mileage vehicle. Tech verified issue, ordered part and I returned five days later for installation of new armrest. Covered under original Warranty. 
62000  

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2007 Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sedan

263-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

Lincoln MKZ in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 32000    
35000 0 Making a whining noise while driving. Had some chugging. Service said it was a broken bearing in the driveshaft. Waiting for parts. 
 
Lincoln MKZ in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2010 13000    
14000 0 The chrome on all 4 wheels was pitting and peeling. The dealership replaced all 4 rims at their expense. 
20000  
Lincoln MKZ in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Transmission hard down shift. Reprograming of the computer done. 
17500 0 Transmission hard down shift again. Replaced valve body in transmission. 
 
Lincoln MKZ in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 17000    
38000 0 Rear drive shaft rubbing, making noise. Was replaced and no charge to us. New Radio ordered - CD player malfunction 
43000 0 Repeat of previous problem with Drive Shaft Bearing. Hopefully this will not repeat again. 
 
Lincoln MKZ in Manitoba, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 11160    
31000 0 Front axels replaced. 
130200 300 Left top tie rod replaced and a 4 wheel alignment. 
151600 1500 Replace u joint and back driveshaft. 
154380 1800 Front lower control arms needed to be replaced in addition to break work. 
151900  
Lincoln MKZ in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 30380    
31000 0 driveline noise; reported at last service tech found no problem this service advised dealer there was a tsb re this noise realigned rear driveshaft; problem solved; very disappointed with dealer stalling on noise problem 
 

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