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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Lincoln MKS
The 2012 Lincoln MKS offers a roomy interior with high-end features that deliver a luxury driving experience. Available with two different V6 engines, both of which offer power, and a cabin that deadens outside sound,...

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Lock/unlock malfunctioning and sync system goes black
Hey there. There have been many complaints about this system. Unfortunately, I don't have the repair information available for your vehicle because it is so new. Since your vehicle is still under warranty, I recommend you take it back to...
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Supportive bar attached to brake pedal interrupts proper braking process
It's possible to have someone alter the brake pedal or adapt a brake pedal from a different vehicle. You may call around to some customization shops to see if anyone is interested in taking on the project. But first, I...
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Engine shuts down when stopped at red lights
I don't have the repair information for your vehicle because it is so new. Since you can put the vehicle in park and start the vehicle, my guess is that you are also cycling the key. The fact that the...
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Car lost power due to computer glitch
I don't have the exact repair information for your vehicle since it is so new. My guess is, however, the powertrain control module (PCM) is sensing low oil pressure when it shouldn't be. This could be because of a problem...
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LED adaptive headlights do not coordinate with steering angle
Not all vehicles will be equipped with the same options. The owner's manual is designed to cover all 2016 Lincoln MKS trim levels. This means there will be information in the manual that may not apply to your vehicle. If...
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How to remove the front control module on a 2013 MKS
Hi there. The front control module is held in with a console cover that is snapped in place. Very careful, remove the center console with a small pick or screwdriver. The cover will pop out of the dash. Then the...
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My car hesitates and I have to press on gas hard for it to kind of smooth on out.
Typically, what you are describing is due to an engine management fault(s) and such faults occur in ignition system components, the fuel system, and/or the air induction system. A possible first approach is to just simply make sure that the...
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Driver and passenger air bag light stays on.
Hello. Thanks for writing in. The airbag warning lights can come on for a number of reasons. The list is extensive, and due to the fact both air bags are being affected the issue is likely related to the main...
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Jerking reaction
Hi There, This may be a result of low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control module. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control module has various...
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The AC starts out cold but doesn't stay cold, blows out cool air after about 20min.
Hi there. Sometimes a compressor clutch failure or restriction from the low pressure side of the AC system can cause this type of problem. In other cases, it'll be due to a refrigerant leak. It's always a good idea to...
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My check engine light is on , mechanic said it is catalyst converter however the car run perfectly fine , no misfire or more
The impact on engine operation (and fuel efficiency) of a "failed" catalytic converter depends on exactly what the failure mode was. In one scenario, if the catalyst within the converter is simply "poisoned" and thus there is no longer any...
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Only thing I need help figuring out is upstream and downstream on a Lincoln MKS 2011 engine: V6 (3.7L). I believe the passenger si
When you hear the meaning upstream or downstream this references to before and after the catalyst. The bank 1 sensor 1 and the bank 2 sensor 1 are upstream and nearest the exhaust manifolds or in the manifold. The bank...
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Smoking out of exhaust and smell of oil for lincoln mks
Some smoke at start up can be normal, particularly white smoke from condensation. However, continuous smoking after the first few minutes signifies a problem with the engine that you should seek to have identified in an engine smoking diagnostic. If...
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Loss of power steering at random times?
Hello. We'll be happy to answer your question. The recall that you have not completed is most likely while your power steering has an intermittent failure. In may of 2015 Ford announced the recall of an estimated 400,000 models; 2011...
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Car overheating, and cold coming out with all the way on high.
Hello, and thank you for writing in. When overheating is an issue, the main culprits are typically low coolant (typically from a leak), poor circulation of coolant (thermostat or water pump issues), or a cooling fan/radiator issues. The first place...
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My volume won't increase on my Lincoln 2009 mks
Volume control on radios does fail. Often the component at issue is a board mounted potentiometer. The fault first needs to be confirmed. If confirmed either the radio will have to be removed and repaired at a shop or a...
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Transmission problem?
This kind of reaction is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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Noice with new rotors/pads
The noise may be due to interaction between the pads and the rotor "design" that sets up a harmonic at particular speeds. OEM pads and rotors are already designed, tested and approved as matched materials in order to avoid the...

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