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2009 Lincoln MKS repairs by problem area

Engine (10%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (10%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (36%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (19%)

Other (8%)

Chart based on 154 repairs.
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2009 Lincoln MKS engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (27%)

$100 - $499 (20%)

< $100 (47%)

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.

2009 Lincoln MKS 4dr Sedan

273-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

27000 mi On a few occasions, car would bang into gear, from 1st to 2nd. Now Okay. 
56000 mi

US $100
Water pump had to be replaced. 
73000 mi

US $650
Both Oxygen Sensors required replacement. Two separate repair instances within 2 weeks 

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2009 Lincoln MKS 4dr Sedan

273-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

63000 mi O2 sensor replaced 
86000 mi Check engine light on. Code P0442, small fuel leak detected, passed evap test. Suspected dirty fuel inlet. Cleaned with compressed air. Light came back on. 
82000 mi Check engine light on. Replaced fuel inlet pipe. 
95500 mi

US $168
Engine ck lite, required reprogramming by Ford Tech support. No known cause, said could be from EZ-Pass road toll sender,I don't so, been in car from new purchase Sep '08, first time issue 
57000 mi Car would shut off during driving and would not restart at all. First told it was the throttle response which had to be replaced, but learned after the second occurrence, that wasn't the problem.  Once again would shut off unexpectedly while driving, and would not restart. Had the car towed to the Ford dealership where it sat for 4 days before they'd finally found out what the problem was. All sensors were scanned, and replaced. 
63500 mi Car is still in the shop being looked at 
93000 mi

US $2219
Check engine light was on. Replaced cam shaft phasers. 
2000 mi Electronic starter would not start vehicle. Crank signal was not detected. Also no PCM signal. PIN 46 in connector C133 was pushed out of connector. Pin connector was retensioned. So far vehicle is running with no problems. 
93920 mi

C $740
Exhaust leak due to rust. Replaced exhaust pipe between y-pipe and muffler. 
95480 mi

C $530
Chirping noise when cold. Replaced tensioner and accessory belts. 

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2009 Lincoln MKS Engine Problems

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