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2017 Lincoln MKZ Reliability Ratings

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2017 Lincoln MKZ Recalls

There have been 3 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER Recall Date: 06/10/2018
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Ford Edge and 2017 Lincoln MKZ vehicles. On vehicles with 2.0L gas engines and six-speed automatic transmissions, the torque converter weld studs may have been inadequately welded.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 25
  • Consequence: If the torque converter weld studs fail, the torque converter will not be connected to the engine flexplate and the vehicle will lose the ability to move, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the torque converters, free of charge. The recall began on July 5, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S16 (S2). Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 17V-427.
  • Dates of Manufacture: AUG 23, 2017 to AUG 23, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 17S16 (S2)
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V390000
STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR Recall Date: 03/11/2018
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Lincoln MKZ and Ford Fusion vehicles. The steering wheel retaining bolt may loosen allowing the steering wheel to detach while driving.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 1301986
  • Consequence: A steering wheel detachment can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel bolt with a longer bolt, free of charge. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S08.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 24, 2013 to MAR 01, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 18S08
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V167000
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER Recall Date: 07/05/2017
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Lincoln MKZ and Ford Edge and Fusion vehicles. On vehicles with 2.0L gas engines and six-speed automatic transmissions, the torque converter weld studs may have been inadequately welded.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 6026
  • Consequence: If the torque converter weld studs fail, the torque converter will not be connected to the engine flexplate and the vehicle will lose the ability to move, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Ford or Lincoln will notify owners, and dealers will replace the torque converters, free of charge. The recall began August 25, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S16.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAY 03, 2017 to JUN 18, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 17S16
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V427000

2017 Lincoln MKZ Warranty

The Lincoln MKZ comes with a four-year/50,000-mile limited warranty and a six-year/70,000-mile powertrain warranty. Hybrid components have an eight-year/100,000-mile warranty.

Warranty information last updated: 8/7/18

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