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Lincoln LS Questions

03 Lincoln Ls V8, Leak In The Notch On The Thermostat Housing Under Full Ca...

I have a 03 Lincoln ls v8 and it was overheating. Anti freeze was spraying out and we replaced the thermostat housing but there seams to be a leak where the thermostat housing is under the fill cap...

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Why Does My 2001 Lincoln Ls Run Hot In Stop And Go But Fine In Regular Driv...

My 2001 Lincoln LS runs hot if you get it in stop and go traffic but runs fine if its traffic to where you can just drive it. I have replaced the temperature sending unit and the thermostat but it sti...

4,802 views with 12 answers (last answer about a day ago)
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Overheating And Leaking Coolant

When i drive the car for more then 10 minutes the car starts to overheat. Everytime I drive my car when the car is moving it starts to overheat but when I stop it cools down. And when I turn the ca...

943 views with 13 answers (last answer 2 days ago)

A/c Not Functioning Properly

A/C PRESSURES CHECKED GOOD,LOTS OF WATER DRAINING OUT OF EVAPORATOR BOX, ACTUATORS ARE WORKING ON DAMPER DOORS, CHANGES DIRECTION OUT OF DUCTS WHEN AIR FLOW IS REASSIGNED,REPLACED A-C TEMP SENSOR, STI...

17,412 views with 11 answers (last answer 4 days ago)

Transmission

I have a 2000 Lincoln LS V8 with the ambidextrous shifting and one day I was driving in automatic and it wouldn't accelerate so I pulled over put it in park and then put it back in drive and it wo...

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Lincoln LS Overview

Lincoln's sportiest car is also its least expensive. Introduced in 2000, the Lincoln LS sought to combine a sporty drive with a mid-sized luxury sedan to compete with entries from BMW and Mercedes and appeal to a younger audience. Though somewhat less refined from an engineering and styling standpoint, the rear-wheel drive LS held its own with a choice of 3.0 V6 or 3.9 V8 engine, winning Motor Trend's Car of the Year award. Originally offered with either a 5-speed auto tran 5-speed manual, it was the first Lincoln to offer a manual transmission in many years.

Built on a platform shared by the Jaguar S-series and revamped Thunderbird, the LS went through major updates in 2003, most notably the loss of the manual transmission and an increase in horsepower. Some minor front and rear end restyling and the addition of innovation options such as a touch-screen DVD-based navigation system and a THX sound system helped make the Lincoln LS stand out from the crowd. In its last year, 2006, the various trim levels were pared down to one Sport, which basically adopted the stiffer sports suspension and larger 17-inch wheels of a previously optional package.

Since 2003, it has consistently won high marks from both the NHTSA and Insurance Institute, thanks to standard ABS brakes, traction control, and dual front-side airbags. Stability control and side curtain bags are available as options. Though existing in the shadow of its German rivals, the Lincoln LS impressed owners with its V8 power, smooth handling, and comfortable interior. If fuel-economy and backseat legroom could have been improved, the mid-sized luxury sedan might have won over more fans.

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