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Air Bag Light On Problems of Lincoln Town Car



Lincoln Town Car owners have reported 23 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: 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.

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car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 2
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 3
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 4
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 5
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 6
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 2006 Lincoln Town Car 7
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 8
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 9
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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car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 10
Failure Date: 07/24/2010

The passive restraint indicator light came on and remained on with an audible alarm repeating 5 times for 5 cycles, and then repeating every 15 minutes or so. I took my 2006 Lincoln Town Car to a Lincoln authorized repair station. Parts were back ordered and, after approximately 3 weeks, the vehicle was repaired and the indicator light and alarm functioned properly. This occurred in early 2010 with approximately 46,000 miles on the vehicle and was repaired under 5/50,000 mile safety device warranty. The problem repeated in July, 2010 and the vehicle was returned to the same dealer for repair. The vehicle was still under warranty with mileage being 49386. Parts were back ordered. As of 10-5-2010, the parts have not been received and the dealer stated that the supplier to Ford motor company was out of business and the needed parts were unavailable. The dealer also stated that the parts were only available from Ford motor CO. Dealer stated that seat belt are functioning and he thinks the air bag will function. I am continuing to drive the vehicle on limited basis. Updated ivoq 12/16/jb.


 
car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 11
Failure Date: 04/01/2010

The airbag light wont go off. Don't know if its not working or is out of the gas to fill it up in case of impact. Has a picture with a person with a seatbelt on and a airbag exploded in front of them even when the seat belts are being used.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2005 Lincoln Town Car 12
Failure Date: 02/01/2010

2005 Lincoln Town Car air bag light came on at nearly 51000 miles. Mechanic replaced clock spring in steering column ($250)--did not fix problem!! then informed an additional problem in column. Never in an accident and maintained properly. Have written Ford motor twice suggesting they should fix the problem, that it must be a factory defect. They did not have the decency to respond!!!!!.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2001 Lincoln Town Car 13
Failure Date: 05/07/2009

Airbag light was diagnosed as indicating a need for an rcm module.

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car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 1999 Lincoln Town Car 14
Failure Date: 06/29/2007

My air bag light blinks on and off for about 90 seconds then goes off for about another 90 seconds then comes on and stays on I was told by the mechanic at the Lincoln dealership that I do not have any air bags when the light is on the problem? not known until I spend $$$ finding out why then spending more $$$ to fix it.

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car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2001 Lincoln Town Car 15
Failure Date: 09/10/2006

: the contact stated while driving 25 mph on a dry road, the vehicle hit a small pot hole in the road and the passenger air bag deployed. The air bag light was not illuminated prior to the incident. The dealership was notified.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2001 Lincoln Town Car 16
Failure Date: 09/05/2006

: the contact stated while traveling 20 mph, the vehicle's passenger side airbag deployed with no accident involved. The airbag light was not illuminated and there was no braking prior to deployment. The service dealer could not find anything wrong with the airbag.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2006 Lincoln Town Car 17
Failure Date: 06/06/2006

Air bag light stays on at all time and beeps. Dash board and head light come on and go off at times on their own. Oil change light remains on at all times even when there is not a need for oil to be changed.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2001 Lincoln Town Car 18
Failure Date: 08/12/2003

Air bag light illuminated. Vehicle was taken to the dealer to repair the air conditioner. When receiving the vehicle back from the dealer air bag light was off. Within five minutes air bag light was back on. Consumer did not know if the dealer did any repairs to the air bag.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2001 Lincoln Town Car 19
Failure Date: 02/27/2002

Air bag light stayed illuminated after repaired for third time. Dealer was notified, and repaired a loose wire to air bag sensor. Consumer brought vehicle in for repair regarding illumination problem. The next day the light illuminated again. Vehicle was taken in again for repairs only for the light to illuminate days later. Consuemr is afraid to drive vehicle and is requesting reimbursement of monies paid for the vehicle. Also the back of the drivers seat will not stay since having it repaired.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 1999 Lincoln Town Car 20
Failure Date: 10/01/1999

Vehicle is equipped with driver and passenger frontal and side airbags, the airbag light comes on indicating a problem with the system which wont protect the occupant in event of a crash or it will deploy unexpectedly, resulting in a crash. Dealer cannot determine the caus eof the problem. Please provide further information.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2001 Lincoln Town Car 21

The air bag light come on and stays on, the dealer ordered the faulty part and repaired it. Nlm.

car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2000 Lincoln Town Car 22

Consumer called complaining about having problems with air bag light turning on vehicle's panel. Vehicle has been at the dealer different times, they would fixed it, and it came back on. Manufacturer was contacted, and stated that the only thing the consumer could do is to go to local dealer.

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car image   Air Bag Light On problem of the 2000 Lincoln Town Car 23

The air bag light illuminated on the dash board, the vehicle was taken to the dealer on 5 occasions, the dealer was unable to correct the problem.


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