really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
18,657 miles

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problem #7

Jun 172020

MKX 6-cyl

  • miles
Sporadically get a message that the driver from door is ajar when it is closed. Also, get a message that transmission not in park when the shifter is in park, more recently I have also gotten this message when I start my vehicle and put in drive. So far I have been able to get both messages to go away by opening and shutting the door a few times(for the door ajar message) and turning the vehicle off and back on(this sometimes takes 3 or 4 tries, for the transmission not in park message).

- Sioux Falls, SD, USA

problem #6

Jul 112018

MKX 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 57,000 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Lincoln Mkx. While the vehicle was parked in the driveway and the contact was exiting, the vehicle started to roll forward down the driveway. The contact attempted to depress the brake pedal, but the vehicle failed to stop and crashed into a tree. The air bags failed to deploy. The contact sustained fractured ribs, collarbone injuries, and scraped knee injuries that required medical attention. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic where the vehicle was awaiting diagnostic testing. The dealer was not contacted. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 57,000.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #5

May 242018


  • 44,000 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Lincoln Mkx. The contact stated that when the vehicle was engaged in park, the letter "P" was highlighted in the shifter display. On the instrument panel, the message "transmission not in park as indicated" was displayed. The contact stated that the failure had been occurring for approximately one week. In addition, the vehicle lost acceleration after coming to a complete stop. A few seconds later, the vehicle would accelerate normally. The dealer and manufacturer were not notified of the failures. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 44,000.

- Morgantown, KY, USA

problem #4

Jul 012016


  • miles
2014 Lincoln Mkx. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle moves when gear shifter in park position, power lift gate sporadically opens/rises, carbon monoxide odors inside vehicle. The consumer stated a light illuminated that indicated the vehicle was not in park, when the consumer moved the gear to park. The consumer stated he shook the gear shift a little and the light went out. A few days later, before he could raise the hatch, the vehicle started rolling backwards into the street. The consumer managed to get in the vehicle, and once again a light was on, indicating the vehicle was not in park, despite him placing the vehicle in park. Also, the passenger side mirror would sporadically go all the way up while driving, which made the entire right side of the vehicle a blind spot. After a year and a half of complaints, the dealer inspected the mirror and determined it was defective and replaced it. The rear hatch would sporadically open, and rise when the vehicle was parked or being driven. The consumer stated intermittently, a light would illuminate on the vehicle, saying a key was not detected exhaust fumes entered the vehicle while driving at times.

- Port Charlotte, FL, USA

problem #3

Mar 162016


  • 28,000 miles
1st tracking number 10849876 - advance service tract (provided to dealership for repair) on 3/16/2016, contacted 24 hr dealership to retrieve SUV. In addition to the service tract failure (indicator light showing 2 cars), now have multiple problems. Problems consist of: Cross service system fault, vehicles rolls forward & backward after stopping, and a big clunk when putting in a gear. Spoke with the (a) GM of the dealership and informed him vehicle was in for the service tract failure on 2/8/2016 and now I have the same problem and additional problem. I was on a city street when the advance service tract immediately lit up with 2 indicators on the right side of the steering wheel. Attempted to make a right turn and the cross service system fault light appeared with a tool like object on the left side of the steering wheel. While attempting to make a right turn, the car did not want to go forward, barely moving and a tiny hill to pull was impossible. I immediately start detouring away from major city street because I had not idea what was happening and I needed to get home with a senior citizen over 80 with me. The SUV had difficulty moving forward. For a 2014 Lincoln Mkx, I was informed that I had a transmission problem and apparently a call was made to the hot line to fix the advance service tract and the cross service system fault. My concern, is the 2014 Mkx a Lincoln lemon? received SUV back on 3/18/2016

- Tallahassee, FL, USA

problem #2

Feb 172015

MKX 6-cyl

  • 1,300 miles
I parked my vehicle on a slight incline in parking lot, when shortly thereafter, the vehicle rolled away and crashed into a gate. I had parked the vehicle, walked to the back of the vehicle and went inside to conduct my business. The fact that the roll back did not happen as I parked indicates that the car was properly parked. Being perplexed as to why my parked vehicle suddenly rolled back I then discovered that the Ford co. Had a recall on some of their Lincoln Mkx 2014's. my vehicle may have been manufactured outside of their current recall period; however, this does not dictate that my vehicle did not experience the same malfunction. My situation matches exactly that which is described in their announcement consequence summary. I am confident that this situation is exactly as described in Ford recall 14S10/ campaign number 14V393000. However the Ford co. Continues to deny that this was a result of their recall problem. I have sent an official letter outlining my situation. Status update. 09/23/15. Updated 01/07/16.

- St. Thomas, VI, USA

problem #1

Apr 022014

MKX 6-cyl

  • 300 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Lincoln Mkx. While parked on a flat surface, the vehicle rolled backwards without warning. The failure recurred approximately four times. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 300. Updated 3/24/15 updated 9/7/2017

- Scott City, MO, USA