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Lincoln Town Car Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer Lincoln Town Car 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 Town Car repairs by problem area

21% of the Lincoln Town Car repairs were to the engine, 8% to the transmission, 3% to the brakes, 15% to the suspension, 51% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, and 3% to the body and trim.

Chart based on 39 repairs.

Lincoln Town Car repair cost distribution

Of the Lincoln Town Car repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 13% cost less than $100, 52% between $100 and $499, 30% between $500 and $999, and 4% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 23 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2004 Lincoln Town Car 4dr Sedan

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Lincoln Town Car in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2011 44000    
47000 298 Wheel bearing making noise on passenger side. It is an encased part so we ordered that part and had it installed. Labor $100, part $200 approx. 
48000 900 Steering rack right side was leaking. Needed replacing--was covered partially by an extended maintenance contract. 
48000  
Lincoln Town Car in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 84940    
88040 550 Air conditioning failed. New A/C dryer and low pressure switch. One rear air bag is leaking but not repaired. Dealer part only and part alone cost over $400! Armory Industries sells same part for $99.00. Install is $57! 
96100 70 Day light running module failed, 
110360  
Lincoln Town Car in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2011 71000    
73000 0 PARK ASSIST (BACKING UP WARNING OF OBSTRUCTION) NOT FUNCTIONAL. 
75300 80 installed new brake pads from Advance Auto. had brake squeal when completed. still working on solution. used recommended lubricant at all brake pad metal contact surfaces. did not have rotors turned. research shows brake very common. 
81000 0 PARKING ASSIST INOPERATIVE. AC NOT COOLING. 
102000  
Lincoln Town Car in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2011 132000    
133000 300 Had oil leak patch left on ground by both rear tires; after rear differential oil was "topped up". I replaced both rear axle seals and bearings. Had to rent a special puller to get them out, but it was impossible without it. Leaks fixed ! 
139000  

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2003 Lincoln Town Car 4dr Sedan

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Lincoln Town Car in Missouri, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2010 138000    
149000 29 The a/c 134a was low and I topped it off myself. Shop professionally recharged a/c 
 
Lincoln Town Car in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2010 96000    
102000 82 Won't idle when hot. Replaced plugs, fuel & air filter, cleaned throttle body carboned up 
121700 480 A/C accumulator rusted out, leaked all Freon out so we had no A/C. Part replaced and now all is well. 
129000  
Lincoln Town Car in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2010 16000    
18000 0 power windows and adjustable pedals 
 

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2000 Lincoln Town Car 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Lincoln Town Car in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2011 144000    
146000 10 Air conditioner would run for a short period and then shut off for a period of time and rhen would turn back on. It would cycle like this the entire time the car was operating. It turned out to be a faulty cutoff relay. 
153000 10 Faulty oil pressure sensor. Replaced with new part. 
165000  

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1999 Lincoln Town Car

Engine not specified

Lincoln Town Car in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 165000    
173000 900 Air bags had small leak. Mechanic replaced bags hoping compressor would last. New bags ruptured after compressor failed as a result of working overtime to keep old bags inflated. NOTE: If bags go, get compressor replaced at same time. Engine sputters upon acceleration. No codes. Changed fuel filter, upgraded to mid-grade gas and added HEET to take out any moisture in the line. 
 
Lincoln Town Car in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 146000    
146000 440 Differential had bearing replaced. 
162000 881 Air bag sensor was replaced. 
171300 1983 Intake manifold gasket blew causing #5 cylinder coil to short out and caused a misfire condition. 
176000  

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