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2007 Lincoln MKZ repairs by problem area

Chart based on 82 repairs.

2007 Lincoln MKZ repair cost distribution

Chart based on 29 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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2007 Lincoln MKZ

Engine not specified

Lincoln MKZ in Missouri, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

48000 mi
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
Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

52000 mi

US $200
aluminum wheels with chrome plating peeling on inside of wheel causing tires to leak at the bead seal. 
Jul 2010

55000 mi

US $855
Had to replace wheels at my cost!!!!!!!!!!! very poor warranty service from Lincoln !!!!!! 
Lincoln MKZ in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2009 - Mar 2015
Jan 2010

55000 mi
car coolant flushed and replaced...car overheated...no evidence of coolant leak power steering pump replaced 
Sep 2011

78000 mi

US $100
replace steering rack and pump 
Jun 2012

86000 mi
drivers leather seat has a tear not caused by anything but wear 
Nov 2013

108700 mi

US $1100
Front e g mount, Transmission mount 
Sep 2014

120000 mi

US $1200
Needed one engine and one transmission mount 
Lincoln MKZ in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2015
Apr 2008

8000 mi
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. 
Jul 2009

15000 mi
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. 
Nov 2010

23500 mi
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. 

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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
Jul 2010 - Apr 2011
Sep 2010

36000 mi
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
Oct 2010 - Jun 2011
Nov 2010

14000 mi
The chrome on all 4 wheels was pitting and peeling. The dealership replaced all 4 rims at their expense. 
Lincoln MKZ in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2009 - Dec 2009
Apr 2009

16000 mi
Transmission hard down shift. Reprograming of the computer done. 
Jul 2009

17000 mi
Transmission hard down shift again. Replaced valve body in transmission. 
Lincoln MKZ in Michigan, United States
Sep 2007 - Nov 2009
Sep 2008

38000 mi
Rear drive shaft rubbing, making noise. Was replaced and no charge to us. New Radio ordered - CD player malfunction 
Mar 2009

43000 mi
Repeat of previous problem with Drive Shaft Bearing. Hopefully this will not repeat again. 
Lincoln MKZ in Manitoba, Canada
May 2008 - Dec 2014
Feb 2009

31000 mi
Front axels replaced. 
Dec 2012

130200 mi

C $300
Left top tie rod replaced and a 4 wheel alignment. 
Oct 2013

151600 mi

C $1500
Replace u joint and back driveshaft. 
Nov 2013

154380 mi

C $1800
Front lower control arms needed to be replaced in addition to break work. 
Jul 2014

171500 mi

C $2500
ECM quit 
Lincoln MKZ in Alberta, Canada
Jul 2009 - Jun 2011
Aug 2009

31000 mi
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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2007 Lincoln MKZ Repair Histories

69 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2007 Lincoln MKZ. 35 of these members (50.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 82 repairs to 2007 Lincoln MKZs--an average of 1.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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