hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
48,581 miles

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problem #8

Oct 252013


  • 65,000 miles
The air suspension system fails to work when cold. Its very bouncy and hard to drive safely. I have replaced the height sensors. I've spent over $5000 on repairs in the past 6 months. It still isn't fixed. I've seen numerous complaints on the internet about the same suspension problems. This is a faulty design. This needs to be recalled.

- Goshen, IN, USA

problem #7

Nov 242013

Navigator 8-cyl

  • 103,459 miles
Air suspension failure.

- Frederick, MD, USA

problem #6

Apr 082013

Navigator 8-cyl

  • 135,000 miles
I have no suspension system or money to fix. Seems like when one thing break on the Lincoln Navigator everything quit working. Window grind, no suspension, shift breaks up. Engines make weird gearing sound. Drinks gas with no end to it. Air conditioner failure, multiple cd player quit, dvd player quit.

- Franklin, LA, USA

problem #5

Oct 032010


  • 72,000 miles
Vehicle has problems with air ride suspension. This occurs about every two weeks, this causes the vehicle to operate erratically. The dealer tried to fix the problem but it still continues to have issues.

- Pocatello, ID, USA

problem #4

Aug 312005

Navigator 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 2,195 miles
Ltr from senator hutchison on behalf of constituent, re problems with her 2005 Lincoln Navigator. The consumer stated there was a noise coming from the engine. The front end vibrated constantly. The consumer was informed the track bar and cad mount bushings needed to be replaced to correct the vibrating. The sunroof leaked, the cd changer scratched the cd's, the drivers seat was repaired 3 times, the tire pressure sensor didn't work, the remote start did not work, the transmission was slipping, the rear windows were grinding, the drivers side door would not open, the mirror would not adjust and the wipers were replaced. The consumer stated after two years of being told there was nothing wrong with the vehicle, it finally broke down and the dealer had to perform major engine work. After the engine work was completed the consumer stated the engine continued to make noise and there was also hesitation problems. Updated 03/01/10.

- Colorado Springs, CO, USA

problem #3

Apr 122006

Navigator 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,000 miles
: the contact stated while driving at various speeds the vehicle swerved all over the road. The vehicle was seen by the dealer for inspection of the suspension. A diagnostic test was performed, but did not detect any failure codes. The dealer was unable to determine the cause of the suspension problem.

- Severn, MD, USA

problem #2

Sep 242005

Navigator 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 4,171 miles
My 2005 Lincoln Navigator with only 4000 miles on it, collapsed on the driver side. The dealer towed the car. The diagnostic was that the height sensor failed. They thought it was very unusual. The car has been fixed but now I wonder what caused this to happen and if it will happen again specially on the road with my family in it? I called the dealer and Lincoln customer service but they could not answer my question.

- Potomac, MD, USA

problem #1

May 192005

Navigator 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 2,824 miles
The consumer stated 2005 Lincoln Navigator was having problems with the suspension and the gear shift. The vehicle has been in the repair shop three times. The manufacturer has not been called. The consumer talked to the dealer, and they could not help him. The first time the electrical work was done, it was fixed. Afterwards, the vehicle has been in the shop the past wee, and nothing has been fixed. No date was set when the vehicle will be fixed. The dealership does not know when the parts will come in.

- Mercedes, TX, USA