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Rear Suspension Problems of Lincoln Navigator



Lincoln Navigator owners have reported 13 problems related to rear suspension (under the suspension category).

car image   Rear Suspension problem of the 2003 Lincoln Navigator 1
Failure Date: 12/13/2009

2003 Lincoln Navigator traveling 65 miles an hour and suspension went out rear one this time truck bounced so hard hit my head and truck was uncontrollable we need to sue Lincoln. Bought mine in staten island dana motors was in shop 21 times for the suspension they fixed and 3 months later out again last time October cost me 1100 dollars . Very bad truck stuck with payment of a death trap!.

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car image   Rear Suspension problem of the 1998 Lincoln Navigator 2
Failure Date: 10/04/2009

The air compressor continues to fail, this causes the back of the vehicle to drop way down. If this happens while the vehicle is traveling on the freeway I am afraid that the vehicle can flip over with myself and my baby.

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car image   Rear Suspension problem of the 2003 Lincoln Navigator 3
Failure Date: 09/03/2008

The contact owns a 2003 Lincoln Navigator. The contact stated that while driving approximately 30 mph the front and rear suspension failed and caused the vehicle to bounce abnormally. While turning the steering wheel he could feel the body of the truck touch the tire. The abs lights illuminated on the instrumental panel prior to the failure. The vehicle was inspected and repaired in April 2008 and had not been inspected for the current failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was approximately 140,000. Updated 5/9/11.

car image   Rear Suspension problem of the 2000 Lincoln Navigator 4
Failure Date: 03/08/2004

I have had my air suspension system replaced at least 6 times for the same issue. The rear drops down and damages my tires. After replacing the system several times. I had a conversion kit replaced.

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car image   Rear Suspension problem of the 2003 Lincoln Navigator 5
Failure Date: 11/11/2003

Within two weeks, a squeak and a clunk developed in the rear-end of my new vehicle. The dealer told me that the rear differential was missing two of the four bolts that should have been there and that the two bolts that were installed were loose. They said that they had seen a lot of that, because the plants had to manufacture a lot of Navigators in a hurry.

car image   Rear Suspension problem of the 2003 Lincoln Navigator 6
Failure Date: 08/15/2003

While driving at 30-40 mph consumer felt that vehicle rose in the rear and tilted on driver's side. Vehicle was taken to the dealer, but the cause could not be determined. On another occasion the same thing occurred, but the tilt was on the passenger's side, and again the dealer could not find the cause. The consumer felt that the suspension was defective.


car image   Rear Suspension problem of the 2003 Lincoln Navigator 7
Failure Date: 07/02/2003

2003 Lincoln Navigator--- within the first 60 days (5000 miles) of ownership the rear end was termed to be defective and a complete new assembly had to be installed. At 12,000 miles the rear end again has started making the same sounds as before. I took the vehicle to the dealership where it was purchased and I was told that Ford was aware of the problem and nothing was done to repair it.

car image   Rear Suspension problem of the 1998 Lincoln Navigator 8
Failure Date: 10/20/2002

I purchased my Lincoln Navigator in 1998. The problem I have is that the airbags filled up while driving and cause the vehicle to to swerve. The suspension stays in the up position. I have had this problem corrected once and it cost me $500. 00 dollars. When the airbags fill with air the truck is raised in the rear to a very unsafe driving height that shifts most of the weight of the truck onto the front wheels. The first time I encountered this problem was at 55000 miles and now at 96500 the problem has occured again. I'm sure the dealer will not repair my $50,000. 00 vehicle without charge, but I'm still headed for the dealership next week to get the problem corrected because it is to unsafe to drive in the condition it is in now. Dt.

car image   Rear Suspension problem of the 1999 Lincoln Navigator 9
Failure Date: 06/28/2002

On flat surface at 25mph rear suspension snapped, causing consumer to lose control. Dealer notified.

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car image   Rear Suspension problem of the 1998 Lincoln Navigator 10
Failure Date: 06/26/2002

Rear end is scraping the ground while driving. Dealer notified.

car image   Rear Suspension problem of the 2001 Lincoln Navigator 11
Failure Date: 02/16/2002

We have had a two major incidents with an expensive vehicle. Transmission failed with less than 4000 miles and our rear suspension failed due to someone at Ford using electrical tape on a high pressure air hose.

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car image   Rear Suspension problem of the 1999 Lincoln Navigator 12
Failure Date: 08/12/2001

While driving 55 mph heard a loud bang, then, rear of the vehicle dropped on the tires. Rear bumper was only 6-8 inches off the ground. No accident. Vehicle not at dealer yet.

car image   Rear Suspension problem of the 1998 Lincoln Navigator 13

Hi my name is ramiro martinez I have this viehicle sinse 4-11-01 sinse this day I have take this vehicle like 15 times to the mechanic and is been the same problem the hold time rear suspension problem's when I bouht this viehicle like a month later I tooked back to the dealer for rear suspension problem's they fixed but like in month later the truck was down again for the same problem and they fixed again and kept going with the same problem in till now my problem is I don't have any warranty this truck any more and I already payed $250. 00 one time to fixs the same problem now the truck is down again of the same problem and now the dealer wont's me to pay$350. 00 to fix the same problem rear suspension problem's thank you.