No wonder they don't need a goverment bailout Frank May 22, 2009. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. For more information, refer to this page:. Sometimes it is best to start a new thread with your symptoms and see what happens. It has aged a bit but it's a real work horse. I removed the latch plastic cover and problem solved.
The service allows to compare and analyze statistics for reported problems, complaints, recalls for various manufacturers. At first, I heard a 'clicking' noise right after I used the power assist to close the trunk. I have replaced the motor that does the last bit of closing and nothing has changed, thus nothing works as related to the power assist for the trunk lid. And, I can't find the stinking fuse diagrams in this manual either. The dealer told me that they are the same unit and they never go bad.
I'm hoping a qualified 'mechanic' sees my posts and has gone through such a problem with the power assist function for a 2010. Handling is neither athletic nor graceful. You can test for the latch closing by pressing a round screwdriver blade up into the latch mechanism between the two supports to trigger the latch to close, it is quite the snap. I got the car started, and had the same result. These are reliable work horses and a great value especially as a used car. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2010 Town Car is 10 while the average number of problems reported for the 16 model years of the Lincoln Town Car is 141.
My family, friends, coworkers, and clients love riding in it. I have a 2010 Lincoln Town Car with 21000 miles. I hate to see this car discontinued. After 6 months of ownership, this is what I think: This car is a reminder of what a great American luxury car is all about. Well, I was wrong there, because ever since I reconnected the battery, nothing happens at all.
Our users can find data on mass market car models from most popular brands. The recall began November 17, 2014. Recall Date 2014-11-05 Description Ford Motor Company Ford is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria, 2005-2011 Mercury Grand Marquis vehicles manufactured March 23, 2004, to August 30, 2011, and 2005-2011 Lincoln Town Car vehicles manufactured March 8, 2004, to August 30, 2011, and on which the upper intermediate shaft was serviced during the course of safety recall 13V-385. The Lincoln Town Car has a cushiony ride and roomy seating, but no truly outstanding features. When I replaced the battery - nothing electrical to do with the trunk will work. Gearing is optimized for freeway cruising, as is the suspension setup.
I got home and removed the battery for charging. It's a really nice car and I do hope someone out there responds soon because we are in winter now and it's only a matter of time before snow falls. I did hear a clicking noise a few times when I hit the button on the key fob, but it closed. One of the last cars with character. You can operate the latch with your key to open the latch.
What do you mean by tighten the lower loop? I'm thinking there must be a switch somewhere inside the trunk door to have it working again. We hope our site will help with selecting of a reliable and safe car. So before you hear the pull down motor operate you should hear the latch click. Severe corrosion can seize the lower intermediate shaft which may cause the upper intermediate shaft to collapse and the steering column lower bearing to separate. As a certified preowned Lincoln the warranty on this car is 6 years or 100,000 miles from the original date of service. By using this tool, you will be able to get records with description of safety issues for vehicles, equipment, tires and child restraints.
Then operate one of the trunk opening controls door switch button, remote fob or the keypad to open and then close the trunk. If the steering column lower bearing has separated, a retainer clip will be installed. Dan I wonder how dgd1967 fixed his problem. So far I've very pleased with it. Does anyone know where I can find information about the Trunk Lid Assist motor in this manual? I have a similiar situation.
Trunk space is a cavernous 21. Overall, its stately appearance isn't backed up by true luxury attributes. Long-wheelbase models are six inches longer and almost all of that extra length translates into additional rear-seat legroom. If you have a standard latch or other you can try to adjust it by 1 open trunk 2 loosen the two bolts that hold the latch to the trunk lid and moving the latch just slightly higher and retightening the bolts. Recall Date 2013-08-29 Description Ford is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria including Crown Victoria Police Interceptors , Mercury Grand Marquis, and Lincoln Town Car vehicles. Our users can find data on mass market car models from most popular brands.
I think i accidentally pulled on that emergency pull inside the trunk not sure if that's the reason but now i tried pressing the button on the door, tried using the key, tried unhooking the battery cables to reset it nothing seems to work. Dealers will inspect and replace the upper immediate shaft if necessary free of charge. I put over 175,000 miles on them with very little repair. Excuse the picture upside down but had to lay the thick manual over the scanner. Since the trunk lid was open when your battery lost power, it is likely the trunk lid motor needs to be re-initialized. A great loss to the automotive industry. Ford's recall number is 13S08.