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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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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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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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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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Power Steering
Hello, thank you for writing in. Typically when the warning lights illuminate after the dead battery, its because these systems went down before the battery completely died. When this happened the computer saved codes from the systems loosing power. The...
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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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Noise under the hood when idling and 1st gear.
Hi there. If you are putting the transmission in 1st gear and then you hear the noise, but the noise goes away after 5 minutes of driving, then there could be an issue with the transmission. I suggest changing the...
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2010 Lincoln MKZ suspention
From your description, it sounds like something in the suspension may have broken from age. If the vehicle is sitting lower, it could possible be a coil spring. The function of the springs is to carry the weight of the...
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Thermostat housing small drip/leaking
The thermostat housing if it is leaking and cannot be sealed will need to be replaced. The plastic may be deformed and cannot seal completely.
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Problem finding out what type of gasoline to use.
Your vehicle requires 87 octane gasoline which is referred to as "Regular". You can confirm this specification by visiting the Department of Energy website which has a database of fuel requirements and mileage ratings for all motor vehicles. A key...
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Check engine lamb is on
Hello, thank you for writing in. The check fuel inlet light is referring to the fuel cap. Make sure it is working properly to regulate fuel tank pressure. This can cause a variety of other issues with the vehicle. You...
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08 mkz message on dash says check park aid. How do I reset or enable this feature?
This message is displayed when one of the components of the park aid system is malfunctioning. The most common cause of this issue is the rear parking sensors. There are normally four to five sensors on the back of the...
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how do you bleed the pump to make it start workn again?
Although this is a process that should be completed by a professional mechanic, this video gives you the basics on priming a power steering pump after replacement.

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