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MSRP: $35,190 - $37,080
Invoice: $33,431 - $35,226
MPG: 22 City / 31 Hwy
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Lincoln MKZ Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONRecall Date: 11/24/2013
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid vehicles manufactured April 26, 2012, through September 24, 2013. Due to a manufacturing error, the transmission range sensor may not function properly allowing the affected vehicles to be shifted out of the Park position without first applying the brake pedal. Thus, these vehicles fail to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 114, "Theft Protection."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 7153
  • Consequence: Without requiring the brake to be pressed, the vehicle may be unintentionally shifted out of Park, allowing it to roll which may result in a crash.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with new software, free of charge. The recall began on January 2014. Customers may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 13C09.
  • Dates of Manufacture APR 25, 2012 to SEP 23, 2013
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 13C09
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V594000

Reliability

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Warranty

The 2014 Lincoln MKZ comes with a four-year/50,000-mile limited warranty and a six-year/70,000-mile powertrain warranty.

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