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Air Bag Light On Problems of Lincoln Town Car - part 1

Lincoln Town Car owners have reported 39 problems related to air bag light on (under the air bag category).

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 1
Failure Date: 10/01/2017

Airbag light started flashing and stays on during driving was told it is code 33 and airbag is not activated.

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car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 2
Failure Date: 08/31/2017

Out of nowhere my airbag light came on and chimes started going off, no accidents no bumps no reason at all.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 3
Failure Date: 05/24/2017

I started the car as usual and immediately the airbag light began flashing. After a couple minutes, the airbag light went from flashing to solid and the car began a series of 5 beeps and repeated this series of beeps 5 times. A local auto shop diagnosed the problem as the driver side seatbelt pre-tensioner and said it would be around $1,000 to replace, give or take a couple hundred. The shop advised if the repair was not completed, the airbags wouldn't deploy in the event of an accident. After researching online, this safety issue appears to be a common occurrence and has not yet been recalled. This issue occurs immediately when starting the car and the airbag light stays illuminated for the entire trip (the series of beeping seems to stop after repeating the series 5 times).

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2005 Lincoln Town Car 4
Failure Date: 02/13/2017

The contact owns a 2005 Lincoln Town Car. The contact stated that the air bag warning indicator was continuously illuminated. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the passenger side seat belt pretensioner failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The VIN was invalid. The failure mileage was approximately 100,000.

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car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 5
Failure Date: 01/18/2017

The contact owns a 2006 Lincoln Town Car. When the contact attempted to drive the vehicle, a beeping noise was heard from the dashboard and the air bag warning indicator remained illuminated. The dealer diagnosed that the air bag would deploy and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 54,000.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 6
Failure Date: 11/21/2016

The contact owns a 2006 Lincoln Town Car. The contact stated that the air bag warning indicator flashed and remained illuminated. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The VIN was not available. The approximate failure mileage was 74,000.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2005 Lincoln Town Car 7
Failure Date: 09/12/2016

Air bag light stays on.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 8
Failure Date: 08/29/2016

The contact owns a 2006 Lincoln Town Car. The contact stated that the air bags and seat belt warning indicators illuminated. The vehicle was taken to a mechanic for further inspection and diagnostic testing. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was not available.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2005 Lincoln Town Car 9
Failure Date: 05/01/2016

Airbag light on dash came on while driving. Shop estimate is approximately $1300 to replace both driver and passenger seat belt tensioners. Car has only 77,000 miles on it and garage kept since have had it in the family for the past 50,000 miles.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 10
Failure Date: 03/31/2016

At about the 83,500 mileage mark an airbag dash indicator illuminated and a series of 5 chimes played. The dashboard indicator remained illuminated at all times. The chimes would play periodically while the engine was running. It was diagnosed as a faulty airbag sensor in the passenger seat. That was fixed for about $780. About 1-week later it happened again. This time I was told by the same dealer service department that it was a separate issue and was the main computer control module. I'm still unclear whether it is the driver's air bag that will not, or may not, work or if it is both of them. I imagine that the side air bags are still functional. I cannot afford to repair this again for $800 and I have no way of knowing if they ever repaired it correctly the 1st time. It could be that the problem always was the main computer module. In any case, I'm not fixing it and I can't sell it as is. A google search reveals that this is a common problem with Lincoln Town Cars from that era. I'm still perplexed why this hasn't been a recall issue already.


 
car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 11
Failure Date: 01/12/2015

Tl-the contact owns a 2006 Lincoln towncar. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 40 mph, the airbag warning indicators was illuminated, there was a bell sound while driving the vehicle. The failure recurred on multiple ocassions and the vehicle was taken to a dealer and was diagnosed with a airbag failure. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was notified. The approximate mileage was 130,000. The VIN number was unavailable. Rw.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 12
Failure Date: 11/03/2014

Tl-the contact owns a 2006 Lincoln Town Car. The contact stated while driving at approximately 60 mph, the airbag light was on and beeps five times while driving. The failure recurred on multiple occasions and the vehicle was taken to a dealer and was diagnosed with pre tensioner on the drivers side seat for the seat belts and had to have a complete new drivers side seat belt. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was not notified. The approximate failure mileage was 95,000. Rw.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 13
Failure Date: 11/03/2014

The contact owns a 2006 Lincoln Town Car. The contact stated that the air bag light illuminated intermittently. The vehicle was taken to a dealer for diagnostic testing. The contact was advised that the seat belt sensor and the seat belt assembly needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 42,000.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 14
Failure Date: 10/09/2014

While driving to work the airbag light came on and started chiming. I looked the problem up on line and found this is a common issue with Lincolns. They stated the problem is in the connection and the repair by Lincoln cost $700. Many stated after fixing the driver side the passenger side failed soon after. Decided to not take it in for repair due to cost and chance of another failure.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 15
Failure Date: 10/08/2014

Every time I drive my car my airbag light comes on and it chimes 5 times repeats a couple of times then shuts off. After doing online research, looks like this is a common/costly problem for the 06. Every half hour it beeps again 5 times repeats a couple of times then shuts off. Ford should issue a recall!.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 16
Failure Date: 08/15/2014

This well-maintained car is kept in a private garage. I cranked car in the morning and air bag light came on. Drove to dealer without protection of an operational air bag system. Dealer identified problem as passenger side, front seatbelt pretensioner but there had been no passenger in car either the last time it was driven or as the car was cranked and air bag light came on indicating a problem existed.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 17
Failure Date: 07/08/2014

The airbag indicator light came on for a day then goes off and a couple days later come on again. We haven't taken it in yet but we will soon.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2007 Lincoln Town Car 18
Failure Date: 07/14/2013

The contact owns a 2007 Lincoln Town Car. The contact stated that the air bag light illuminated on the instrument panel. The dealer stated that the seat belt retractor failed and caused the failure to occur and the seat belt would not protect them in a crash nor would the air bag deploy. The failure and current mileage was 48,500.

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car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 19
Failure Date: 05/13/2013

Upon driving the vehicle the air bag light would come on. . . . And the seatbelt alarm would sound over and over again. So I took the car into allan vigil Ford to be checked. They told me my seat belt needed to be replaced, which they said they had to pull the dash out to get to the proper parts. The cost of this repair was $594. 27. . . . . . The light came on again in September 9, 2013. . . At which time I carried it back to allan vigil and was told it was then the passenger side seatbelt with the same issue. . . . . They repaired it at the cost of $630. 88. . . . . . I feel this should have been handled by Ford, at no cost to me. . . Because upon my further internet searches found this was an issue that has been going on several years with the seatbelts. . . Of the 2006 Lincoln towncars. Also I feel I should have been given more consideration due to the fact that my husband retired from Ford with 35 years service. Please respond .

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 20
Failure Date: 04/19/2013

Safety issue with air bag/seat belt. Have had both driver's and passenger's seat belts replaced due to air bag lights coming on. Between the two repairs have spent over $1,200. Should be a recall on this problem since the air bags won't deploy in case of an accident.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 21
Failure Date: 03/22/2013

March 22, 2013, airbag light appeared on dash. Dealership service man advised me the light indicated the airbag may not inflate upon crash. I was charged $39. 95 for miscellaneous repair to the electrical system but a diagnosic cost would be $89. 95 and replacement cost would be approximately $1600. Due to cost, neither was the diagnostic nor the replacement completed. Today, the airbag's alarm beeping and the airbag's dash light continue to operate. Is there any pattern related to airbags in 2006 Lincoln products?.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2005 Lincoln Town Car 22
Failure Date: 02/18/2013

February 2013 air bag light came on took to dealer and diagnosed passenger side seat belt pretensioner needed replaced , repair was made at cost over 600. 00, then again in may 2013 air bag light came on, dealer diagnosed driver side seat belt pretensioner needed replaced at another cost of over 600. 00.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 23
Failure Date: 06/15/2012

The passive restraint indicator light (shows an airbag and seatbelt), also called seatbelt retractor, came on and remained on with an audible alarm (5 beeps, 5 times) repeating every 30 minutes. The problem diagnosis was for the left front seat belt pretensioner ( driver's side). A Lincoln dealer service employee said the airbag will not work with this problem. At another Lincoln dealership I was told many 2006 towncars had the same problem. It started beeping at 122,000 miles and I was not involved in a crash. A Ford employee told me last year's supplier went out of business, so they had to change the manufacturer for the new part. The price went from $150. 00 for the pretensioner to $360. 00 for the kit (from the new manufacturer), which is the only thing you can get to fix the problem, even though you don't need a new seat belt, buckle, etc. Because of the additional installation costs ($200. 00 to $330. 00), many people may not be able to afford the fix, putting their lives at risk as well as their passenger's.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 24
Failure Date: 03/14/2012

The passive restraint indicator light (shows an airbag and seatbelt), also called seatbelt retractor, came on and remained on with an audible alarm (5 beeps, 5 times) repeating every 30 minutes. The problem diagnosis was for the right front seat belt pretensioner (passenger side). A Lincoln dealer service employee said the airbag will not work with this problem. At another Lincoln dealership I was told many 2006 towncars had the same problem, but on the driver? side, mine is on the passenger. The problem started around 114,000 miles, my car is now about 117,000 miles. And I was not involved in a crash. A Ford employee told me last year?s supplier went out of business, so they had to change the manufacturer for the new part. The price went from $150. 00 for the pretensioner to $360. 00 for the kit (from the new manufacturer), the only thing you can get to fix the problem, even though you don?t need a new seat belt, buckle, etc?. Because of the additional installation costs ($200. 00 to $330. 00), many people may not be able to afford the fix. In my situation, neither Lincoln, nor Ford were able to get my part. It is not because my part was the wrong number, it is because the part in the box was the wrong part. We are supposed to get number five, I believe, tomorrow, 5/15/12.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2005 Lincoln Town Car 25
Failure Date: 07/03/2011

The contact owns a 2005 Lincoln Town Car. The contact stated that the passenger side airbag light illuminated on the instrument panel. A mechanic diagnosed that the airbags would need to be repaired. The dealer was notified, but the manufacturer was not. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 34,900 and the current mileage was 35,000.

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