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Windshield Wiper/washer Motor Problems of Lincoln Town Car



Lincoln Town Car owners have reported 9 problems related to windshield wiper/washer motor (under the visibility category).

car image   Windshield Wiper/washer Motor problem of the 2001 Lincoln Town Car 1
Failure Date: 01/16/2009

The contact owns a 2001 Lincoln Town Car. While driving 30 mph, the contact noticed that her windshield wipers failed and could not be reactivated. She heard a loud noise coming from the windshield wiper motor, which indicated that the wiper motor was failing. The contact is in the process of taking the vehicle to a dealer. The manufacturer stated that there was no recall on the wiper motor that related to her VIN; therefore, no compensation would be provided. No repairs have been made to the vehicle. The failure mileage was 65,980 and current mileage is 66,000. Updated 03/17/09. The consumer was informed there was no recalls that applied to her vehicle. However, the consumer discovered a recall, that described the problem she experienced. Recall# 01v258000. Updated 03/18/09.

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car image   Windshield Wiper/washer Motor problem of the 2001 Lincoln Town Car 2
Failure Date: 09/10/2007

The contact owns a 2001 Lincoln Town Car. The contact stated that the windshield wipers failed intermittently. As of September 24, 2007, the dealer had not inspected the vehicle. The manufacturer stated that her VIN was excluded from NHTSA campaign id number 01v258000 (visibility:windshield wiper/washer:motor). The failure mileage was 82,800 and current mileage was 83,000.

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Failure Date: 04/01/2007

The contact owns a 2001 Lincoln Town Car. The contact stated that there is a recall # 01v258000 (visibility:windshield wiper/washer:motor). The manufacturer stated that her vehicle was excluded from the recall. The contact stated that her vehicle experienced the same failures listed in the recall and feels that her vehicle should be included. The current mileage is 51,000 and failure mileage was 48,000. Updated 06/08/07.

car image   Windshield Wiper/washer Motor problem of the 2001 Lincoln Town Car 4
Failure Date: 01/02/2007

Certain 2001 Lincoln Town Cars have been recalled for the following failures, among others (1) windshield wiper motor failure, and (2) seat belt failure to latch. I contacted Ford motors but they told me my car was not included in the recall even though I was experiencing the same identical problems these two recalls were issued for. My wiper motor has failed and the front passenger seat belt will not lock.

car image   Windshield Wiper/washer Motor problem of the 2002 Lincoln Town Car 5
Failure Date: 12/04/2006

: the contact stated while driving 30 mph on a city street, smoke erupted from all of the air vents on the dash, and from underneath the hood. There were no visible flames present. The contact turned the engine off, which stopped the smoke. Afterwards, as soon as the engine was restarted, smoke was again present. The vehicle was towed to a dealer, who determined the windshield wiper motor shorted out and needed to be replaced. There was a NHTSA recall, # 01v258000, regarding the windshield wiper/washer motor. The vehicle was not included in the recall due to the VIN. The manufacturer was alerted.

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car image   Windshield Wiper/washer Motor problem of the 2000 Lincoln Town Car 6
Failure Date: 12/12/2005

My wiper motor stopped functioning while driving in rain. When I took it to a Lincoln dealership in n. Palm beach. The service person mentioned that there was a recall on a wiper motor cover. . That was likely to cause complete loss of wiper function. I called Ford motor company about this at the request of the dealership and after many calls. 1. To a person called missy 2. To a person called robin #7352 3. To a person called randy in melbourne, fla. After talking to them they mentioned that a person on their "techline" named dursum sent a message to the dealership that they would not take care of the wiper motor repair. (no explanation of why not) upon calling Ford mo CO , the person randy, tried to get a supervisor, and mentioned that all the supervisors were busy, and would call me back in 24 hr. Upon mentioning that 24 hrs was a long time. Randy tried again. A supervisor at the melbourne office of Ford called marisha said that nothing would be done. She also mentioned that I would not be able to get a copy of the reason Ford refused to make the repair. I am upset that Ford refused to fix a part that was expressly stated in a recall. I am going to have my motor repaired at another service establishment, definitely not fords. I will retain the receipts. I am requesting a reimbursement for this repair, and want to make it noted of fords' response to this situation. The reference # of this to Ford is 1363350186 my car is a 2000 Town Car it looked as though 1,083,00 units were affected by this recall. That's a lot of cars that could cause a lot of damage.

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car image   Windshield Wiper/washer Motor problem of the 1997 Lincoln Town Car 7
Failure Date: 04/07/2004

While driving in inclement weather windshield wipers came on and went off on their own. Consumer heard a buzzing sound coming from underneath dashboard. Consumer took the vehicle to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic informed the driver that a recall was not issued for this vehicle.

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car image   Windshield Wiper/washer Motor problem of the 1998 Lincoln Town Car 8
Failure Date: 07/14/2003

While traveling on the highway and without prior warning windshield wipers will come on and off. Dealer is aware of the problem.

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car image   Windshield Wiper/washer Motor problem of the 1996 Lincoln Town Car 9
Failure Date: 11/01/2002

Consumer states the windshield wipers work intermittenly, resulting in poor visibility during the rain. Ts.

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