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A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
When it comes to performance, there’s no argument: the 2012 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid is the leader in its class. Fortunately, it brings a number of other amazing features to the table too....

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Spongy brake pedal
The brake master cylinder is most likely leaking internally; it needs to be tested, replaced then bled out of air. If the system fluid is not low, then this is the most likely cause. I recommend that you have a...
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Vehicle making grinding noise when turning right
This is typical of a hub bearing that needs to be replaced. The noise varies when turning in one direction because pressure is being put on the worn bearing during that turn. In extreme cases the hub and tire will...
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My car won't detect my car key.
There is a technical bulletin 13-5-32 that covers this problem of no start with any key. The TSB says that the vehicle will need to have the anti-theft system radio transceiver module reprogrammed using the dealer IDS system with the...
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When doing a radiator flush - do you need to replace the thermostat or any other components of the cooling system
Doing a radiator flush does not require any other component to be replaced. However, if the system has a lot of debris and scale in it, the thermostat may need to be replaced if it gets clogged or corroded. The...
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Growling or grinding noise coming from the right rear wheel of a 4wd
The noise may be coming from the right rear brakes if you are applying them during the turn. This may be normal material in the pads making noise. Try to see if the noise does the same on the left...
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Cylinders are not getting power
It is not impossible that your Lincoln MKZ may have some computer problems that reprogramming can solve. However, a problem may exist with the wiring that is associated with the ignition coils on the two cylinders that are not getting...
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Driver's seat no longer moves back when key is removed
I would go into your message center in your Lincoln MKZ to the settings menu. You can then scroll down until you find the feature that is labeled "Easy Exit". Once this feature is found, you should have the option...
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2009 Lincoln MKZ vibrates between 25-40 mph
I would recommend having your wheel balance checked. Often times vibrations, such as those you are experiencing on your Lincoln MKZ, can occur while driving if the wheel balance of any of the wheels is out of specification by more...
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2011 Lincoln MKZ has distinct pull/drift to left
I would first recommend having all of your tires on your 2011 Lincoln MKZ checked for incorrect tire conicity. Tire conicity is the ability of the tire to become cone shaped. If the tire tread becomes cone shaped this means...
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Car sputters, shakes, and check engine light on
Typically, when the Check Engine Light is illuminated and it is flashing, this is an indication that the vehicle's engine is misfiring. This would also explain the symptoms on your 2007 Lincoln MKZ. If the engine has a misfire, then...
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OIL DISPLAY
This usually means the oil change interval was not reset to 100% at the last oil change. If the light was not reset to 100 percent then you should reset it now and make sure it gets reset during your...
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Car starting, but turning off
You may be having an issue with the antitheft system not enabling the fuel system or possibly your fuel pump may be having an issue. Take a look at the antitheft light on the dashboard, when the problem is happening...
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is 2007 Lincoln MKZ a good buy for $1900 with that many miles on it? and will it last till 300,000 miles?
Hello. If you are getting that vehicle for only $1900 then that is a good deal. If the vehicle is well maintained then it should last for quite some time. I have had a lot of these vehicle last over...
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Brake pedal goes down to get before the breaks start to work
It is possible that your master cylinder could be leaking internally. If the seals inside the master cylinder have failed, the brake system will not be able to build up hydraulic pressure. If this happens the pedal will go low...
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Have there been a lot of maintenance problems with the 2014 Lincoln MKZ?
Hello. There are many possible recalls for steering, safety belts, transmission, radio, computer reprogramming and seats power recliner issues. There may be ever more problems that the dealer has listed and not published yet. The vehicle had more recalls and...
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What happens if I don't replace my AC compressor in my car?
Good question. A lot of people ask the same question because sometimes you aren't able to spend so much money just to get your AC fixed or it's not that big of an issue for you. So, to answer your...
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Need to change a CV joint
There are quite a few special tools required. Although all of the tools are important, of high priority you will need a high capacity, properly calibrated torque wrench because the CV axle nut is torqued to 188 ft-lbs. For ease,...
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Replacing motor mounts
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. The engine mounts for the engine are the same, however, the transmission mounts are different for the FWD and AWD. There are a total of 4 mounts - one engine mount and 3...
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The plastic parts inside of the the car make noise when I drive the car over rough roads.
A quieter ride can be accomplished a few different ways. Most beneficial to you is going to be making the vehicle ride smoother. The plastic creaking sounds are coming from bumps and engine vibrations. Engine vibrations are typically minimal with...
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Accidentally grounded out hot wire to chassis, now no electric available.
Hello. There are high current fusible links that should be tested before you look at the relays, particularly the circuit opening relay(s). These links are depicted on the factory wiring diagram for the vehicle. Since you short-circuited the battery, it's...

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