Anything that could go wrong did go
wrong. From transmission to
suspension. Three alternators, two
starters, A/C system, all four door
locks, window switches, cassette
player. If you want to throw away money
then this car is for you.
Despite some expensive repairs to the
gas/air suspension and the head
gasket, aside from these reliability
problems, this car is flawless.
Although no sport sedan, it handles
quickly and responsively. Steering is
a bit numb, but the ride is
astonishing - riding, literally and
figuratively, on air. And despite
first opinions based on the ride
comfort, it still has plenty of grip
to go around when needed. And it's
comfortable, large interior includes
automatic just about everything to
make your drive that much easier.
The digital instrument display, air
shocks, autolamps/dimmer, flawless
automatic climate control.
Fix the head gasket and air shocks,
and you're good to go.
Replaced all 4 air suspensions, the
cluster, radio cassette, AC control,
all gaskets... Once, all transmission
fluid leaked out while driving!
Sorry, I am telling the truth.
It still runs well (with my free labor
and time; I cannot charge my wife!) and
I still keep it.
I also had a 96 Lincoln Mark VIII
bought at 79120 miles, transmission
broken down at 79185 miles, the dealer
said, "once you drove it out of out
lot...", had to replace another one
($2700), hundred of things happened
before trading it back at 91 K miles. I
would sin if I sold it to another
victim of it.
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