Horn Problems of Lincoln Town Car
Lincoln Town Car owners have reported 12 problems related to horn (under the communications category).
Horn problem #1
The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) is 1LNLM81W5V_. The vehicle was a 1997 Lincoln Town Car. The contact stated that the horn and cruise control were inoperative. A local mechanic diagnosed that the horn would need to be replaced. Neither the dealer nor the manufacturer were notified. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 58,000 and the current mileage was 60,000. It was Jan. 1, 2011 when this horn issue occurred.
Horn problem #2
Consumer has a 2005 Lincoln Town Car. Intermittently, the vehicle surged while driving at low speeds. The vehicle has been to the dealer approximately 9 times, and 6 for the surging problem. But the failure still persists. The current mileage was 8,500 and failure mileage was 3,440. Updated 09/24/08. The dealer informed the consumer there was a major defect with the transmission. The transmission would not shift into gear. The trunk lid would not stay up. The horn was not working. Updated 10/01/08. This horn problem happened on May. 6, 2006.
Horn problem #3
The vehicle involved was a 2000 Lincoln Town Car. The VIN of the problem Town Car is 1LNHM82W1Y_. The space used to push on the horn is too hard, and also too small to apply quickly enough. Dealer says it's the design.
Horn problem #4
The vehicle is a 2000 Lincoln Town Car. The stereo system has been replaced and the new system has the same failure. The stereo button lights do not come on at night and the stereo itself does not stay on for the required 10 minutes after vehicle shut-off (until doors are opened). The automatic door locks no longer lock after car is in drive. The horn no longer honks when the auto-key lock is activated. This problem occurred on 09/01/2002.
Horn problem #5
The vehicle involved is a 1998 Lincoln Town Car. The vehicle identification number (VIN) of this Lincoln Town Car is 1LNFM83W5W_. Horn requires excessive pressure to actuate, and must be actuated at a tiny horn sign embossed in component. In a panic situation it would be extremely difficult to sound warning.
Horn problem #6
The car involved is a 1997 Lincoln Town Car. The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) was 1LNLM81W8V_. Horn failed. Yh. The failure date was Sunday, Nov. 1, 1998.
Horn problem #7
The vehicle was a 1996 Lincoln Town Car. Horn/airbag packing gets hard in cold weather, leaving horn inoperative. This issue happened on Wednesday, December 20, 1995.
Horn problem #8
The car was a 1996 Lincoln Town Car. Material covering horn buttons too firm, causing difficulty depressing horn in emergency situations. It was 01/05/1996 when this horn issue occurred.
Horn problem #9
The vehicle is a 1996 Lincoln Town Car. Failure of the horn, horn does not work in cold weather. Tt. This horn problem happened on January 20, 1996.
Horn problem #10
The vehicle was a 1996 Lincoln Town Car. The VIN of the problem Town Car is 1LNLM82WXT_. In cold temperature horn pad will become very stiff and hard, making it impossible for driver to sound horn. Problem reported to dealer, but not able to be fixed.
Horn problem #11
The vehicle was a 1996 Lincoln Town Car. Air conditioner went out and clock spring went bad because airbag shorted out. Safety feature shorted out horn and cruise control.
Horn problem #12
The VIN of this vehicle was 1LNLM81W5T_. 1996 Lincoln Town Car. When the horn was pushed it would stick and not turn off quickly. The consumer had taken the fuse out. The dealership said that they would have to replace the horn and the air bag because it was attached to it. There were no other problems with the vehicle. This issue happened on 06/01/2003.