The Most Common MKT Problem

We've pulled together a list of the problems MKT owners.

  1. Door Ajar Light

    Lincoln owners are dealing with a door ajar warning lights that won’t shut off. 2011-2013 Lincoln MKX and 2013 MKT owners are having this problem in record numbers. The problem happens just outside the car’s standard warranty and has prompt…

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What MKT Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

MKT Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The MKT has 1 generation available in North American markets.

  1. 1st Generation MKT

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MKT Key Numbers

  1. 31 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to

  2. 137 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 11 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

Recent MKT News

There's a lot of news out there, but not all of it matters. We try to boil down it to the most important bits about things that actually help you with your car problem. Interested in getting these stories in an email? Signup for free email alerts over at

  1. Ford has issued a small but important electrical recall for 87 vehicles with improperly secured power supply cables.

    The cables are at the starters and alternators and the unsecured connections could cause electrical arcs. Those arcs could easily start fires.

    The recall includes the Lincoln MKT and MKX.

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