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Lincoln Navigator Problems and Repair Histories

90 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Lincoln Navigator. 29 of these members (32.2%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 71 repairs to Lincoln Navigators--an average of 0.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

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

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

Don't infer Lincoln Navigator 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 Navigator repairs by problem area

17% of the Lincoln Navigator repairs were to the engine, 14% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 23% to the suspension, 35% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 3% to the body and trim, and 1% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 71 repairs.

Lincoln Navigator repair cost distribution

Of the Lincoln Navigator repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 9% cost less than $100, 48% between $100 and $499, 24% between $500 and $999, 12% between $1000 and $2499, and 6% more than $2500.

Chart based on 33 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 Navigator problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2005 Lincoln Navigator 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 6-speed automatic RWD

Lincoln Navigator in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2010 54000    
65000 60 replaced one low pressure tire sensors 
72500 180 replaced other three low pressure tire sensors 
74000 0 Tire pressure sensors replaced again. 
103000 1200 Tune-up, brakes, rotors, and oil change 
Lincoln Navigator in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 50000    
50000 50 Sunroof mechanism broke 
 

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2004 Lincoln Navigator

Engine not specified

Lincoln Navigator in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2010 134000    
140300 0 Air suspension repairs, front sensors 
141000 0 Air suspension repairs again, rear sensors 
142000 0 Air suspension repairs a third time, right shock 

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2004 Lincoln Navigator 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Lincoln Navigator in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2010 40000    
43000 100 Transmission clunking in reverse 
48000 100 Truck clunks going into reverse. 
54300 50 Air conditioner would only work intermittently. Off then on then off. 
65000 190 Alternater and new belt Heated seat repair 
66000  

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2003 Lincoln Navigator 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Lincoln Navigator in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 103000    
104000 209 AC would not blow through front vents 
110000 4800 Air ride air suspension bag and sensor replaced oassenger front  
Lincoln Navigator in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 75000    
82000 585 Rear A/C actuator replaced. 
 
Lincoln Navigator in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 104000    
104000 850 check engine light (cylinder misfire)came on and vehicle had rough idle. Tune up didn't fix; found #7 cylinder head is bad/poor compression. Not news to Lincoln, though dealer says problem is very rare. $6K for rebuilt engine; Lincoln won't pay a penny. 
 

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2003 Lincoln Navigator 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Lincoln Navigator in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
230 front passenger door lock actuator failed, actuator replaced. driver and passenger mirror motors faulty, parts replaced by dealer 
285 rear air was stuck to lower vents. Rear actuator that directs rear air flow to upper or lower vents was faulty and replaced 
131000 1000 front right height sensor faulty, mechanic wanted $900 to replace (part alone cost $400). Bought Arnott coil conversion kit instead for all 4 struts. Works great 
136000 512 Squeak coming from front wheels, thought it was bearings and I had a mechanic replace front wheel hub assemblies ($517). Did not fix problem and mechanic found it was brake pad noise, he added brake quiet and it solved the issue ($0). 
 
Lincoln Navigator in Kansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2011 102000    
103000 150 Replaced non-working engine hood shock absorbers. deployable running boards intermittently do not retract. 

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2000 Lincoln Navigator 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Lincoln Navigator in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 132000    
144000 250 Bad coil 
 

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