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Lincoln Town Car repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (2%)

Suspension and Steering (15%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (45%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (3%)

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Lincoln Town Car electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (4%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (30%)

< $100 (48%)

Chart based on 46 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2006 Lincoln Town Car 4dr Sedan

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

134000 mi

US $202
Blower motor resister failed. Was replaced. 
106000 mi

US $205
Alternator light was coming on intermittantly, despite consistent charging rate. Replaced alternator and problem went away. 
0.0 mi Dealer fixed nonfunctional "auto" feature for power window motor. Also fixed warped CHMSL case that leaked red light into the cabin. Dealer fixed nonfunctional "auto" feature for power window motor. Also fixed warped CHMSL case that leaked red light into the cabin. 
102000 mi Car failed to start. Required towing to dealer for repair. Traded vehicle before cause for no start was determined. 

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2005 Lincoln Town Car 4dr Sedan, ext.

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

82500 mi

US $750
The driver's side seat belt assembly had to be replaced because its connection with the air bag system had corroded, no longer communicating with the safety system. If the air bag would deploy, the seat belt will not restrain you. 

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2005 Lincoln Town Car 4dr Sedan

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

41153.0 mi Battery replaced under warranty 
87300 mi

US $1090
Air bag module 

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2004 Lincoln Town Car 4dr Sedan

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

125000 mi

US $130
Air Conditioning system needed a recharge. Smell was emitting from A/C and warm air was expelled once. 
88040 mi

C $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! 
127620 mi

C $70
Day light running module failed, 
127580 mi

C $575
AC dryer failure resulted in low freon or coolant leveks. 
135360 mi

C $1000
Slow leak in the A/C coolant that was impossible to find and although they thought they found the problem, the A/C is now off again. 
136400 mi

C $500
Finally found leaking A/C component and replaced it. All is good now. 
69000 mi Parking assist (rear sensor) system disabled. Parking assist (rear sensor) disabled intermittently. 
69500 mi Dealer states that malfunction must be persistent before it can be diagnosed. 
75300 mi

US $700
Power window regulator and motor failed. 
88000 mi

US $50
Rear sensor system. 
91000 mi

US $75
75000 mi

US $100
Replaced driver's door module (controls keyless entry, etc.) 
223000 mi

US $700
Replaced AC Compressor after it locked up. 
59622.0 mi

US $400
Driver's seat/power pedals imoperable, decklid inoperable w/button., power door locks inoperable w/remote or auto lock. Module in driver's door not receiving power. Door rewired, all systems A+ 

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2003 Lincoln Town Car 4dr Sedan

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

179600 mi

US $160
Radio cable junction had come undone by pass. seat behind the kick plate. It had been repaired by Ford before I bought the car. Needed a new part then, they used friction tape. LOL. Losers. 
55800 mi Air conditioner not sufficient at highways speeds. Refrigerant found to be low. Dye inserted into system. Will require repair when leak found. 
61000 mi Replaced bad Optima red to battery under the battery warranty. 
94000 mi Dead battery 
18000 mi power windows and adjustable pedals 
149000 mi

US $30
The a/c 134a was low and I topped it off myself. Shop professionally recharged a/c 
65300 mi Homelink for garge door opener failed. Switch return mechanism failed. Reprogrammed another switch on the console to satisfy the function. Lincoln used a cheap plastic part to keep these little buttons in place. Had previously replaced part. 
121300 mi

US $480
A/C accumulator rusted out, leaked all Freon out so we had no A/C. Part replaced and now all is well. 
129300 mi

US $600
Bearing in fan motor worn out needed replaced 
36900 mi

US $450
replaced driver side door module which controls locking sysytem 
79000 mi

US $282
Air conditioning not blowing cold. Repaired and works fine now. 
129000 mi trunk compartment module was bad 

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2001 Lincoln Town Car 4dr Sedan

220-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

140000 mi

US $250
Alternator failed and battery failed with it. 
143000 mi

US $210
Windshield wiper motor assembly, used a salvage part. 
147000 mi

US $110
Windshield wiper regulator replaced again after the salvage part failed. 
130000 mi Replaced starter, battery, and starter relay. 
142000 mi

US $42
Replaced windshield wiper motor. 

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2000 Lincoln Town Car 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

296300 mi Also having problems with heater/defroster. If heater on, it is warmer than if I have heat/defroster on - then the heater is cold. 
146000 mi

US $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 mi

US $10
Faulty oil pressure sensor. Replaced with new part. 
169700 mi

US $650
Lighting control module failed. Dealer installed a rebuilt unit. 

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1999 Lincoln Town Car

Engine not specified

162000 mi

US $881
Air bag sensor was replaced. 

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1999 Lincoln Town Car 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

83000 mi

US $160
OEM alternator failed, replaced with rebuilt unit. Self-install. 

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