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  1. bbf2530

    What’s your next car?

    Hi Mcondo. Yes. If the ACC needs to engage the brakes to slow the car, the brake lights illuminate.
  2. Hi MyFirst. I have had two MKZ's. The first is a 2007 which my wife drives. The second is a 2018, 3.0T AWD which I drive. I factory ordered and purchased both new. My experience has been very good. Quality and reliability on both cars has been/is excellent. Good luck with your shopping!
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    Climate Issues

    Hi OldSkool. I keep hoping one of them will jump in too. 🤔 I am sure they will, we will just need to be patient, as they get here when they can. Unfortunately, I can not help you with the location, as my shade-tree mechanic days ended about two decades ago. I'll keep an eye on your thread though, and will post back with any information I can find that may help.
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    Climate Issues

    Hi OldSkool. Then it would seem to be a problem with the HVAC controls/blend doors, blend door actuator etc. Not a refrigerant issue. Keep us updated and good luck.
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    Climate Issues

    Hi OldSkool. Then in my opinion, it would seem to be a blend door/blend door actuator, or similar problem. If it was a refrigerant issue, you would not be getting any cold air. The air coming out of the "passenger middle vent" is cold, correct? Still hoping one of our tech members will jump in here and hopefully point you in a more specific direction to look.
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    Climate Issues

    Hi OldSkool. I am not an HVAC expert, but here is my Internet diagnosis: The fact that you get cold air out of the center vents would seem to rule out a low refrigerant issue. If it was a refrigerant issue, you would more likely be getting warm air from all registers. Sounds more like a blend door actuator problem, or other issue of that type. Out of curiosity, if you switch the air direction to defroster, floor, etc, what air temperatures do you get? And when you switch back to the dash vents, what happens? Still only cold through the one vent? Hopefully one of our tech members will jump in with more information. Keep us updated and good luck.
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    How do you play phone music apps

    Hi SoCalGirl. Welcome to the Lincoln MKZ Forum. 🙂 What type of phone. iPhone or Droid? I have a 2018 MKZ, which has SYNC3, so am not completely familiar with the MyLincoln Touch system in your MKZ. So until another forum member with better knowledge of the MyLincoln Touch system jumps in, lets start here: https://owner.lincoln.com/support/how-tos/sync/sync-with-mylincoln-touch/entertainment/audio-settings.html?year=2013&model=MKZ&sync=myTouch I would also recommend registering on the Lincoln Owners website through that link, if you have not already done so. You can also download the PDF versions of the SYNC/MyLincoln Touch Owners Guide, your Owners Manual and other helpful guides and manuals there. Hope this information helps.
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    What’s your next car?

    Hi R2D2. Zalvern mentioned it, but you may have missed it. The information on that Build Sheet for the 2020 MKC is actually for the Corsair. So according to that Build Sheet, the current schedule states that the Order Bank will open on 5/13/19, and JOB1 is scheduled for 8/5/19. The Order bank for the 2019 MKC is already closed. Hope that helps.
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    Rim Corrosion

    Hi Scott. The "pothole mitigation" to which drolds is referring is programming parameters which the MKZ Active Suspension has. Simple explanation: That programming helps to keep the wheel/tire from dropping into a pothole. Sensors in the front of the MKZ "read" the road ahead and try to adjust for potholes by allowing the active suspension to hold the wheel up in the air momentarily This allows it to sort of float over the pothole, instead of dropping into it. Of course, it has limitations, as you may have found out. Hope this explanation is understandable.
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    Intelligent Access? (not really...)

    Hi pwcopy. Just to add to what Chris said about the ability to disable the double honk, using an OBDII reader and the ForScan software: I had a chance to quickly look through the Drivers Information Center on my MKZ, and while it is possible I missed it, I did not find any programmable setting. Unless there is something in the Owners Manual, I think an OBDII reader/ForScan software...or adapting and living with it as you stated...might be your only options. Let us know how you make out and good luck.
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    Intelligent Access? (not really...)

    Hi pwcopy. No one mentioned "remote start" and I was not referring to the remote start at all. However, what was confusing was you had also mentioned noises your car was making when you get out of the car "when the engine is off". You stated, "...but it's been sound when I exit the car and close the door when the engine is off. How the hell do I shut all these idiotic sounds off." That is what was confusing to me. So I advised you that your car should not honking or beeping if you turn the engine off and get out. To make my previous post clearer, I referred to the push button (or keyless) start system, not the remote start system. The start system using a "keyfob", starter button and brake pedal, instead of a key turned in the ignition. Yes, you and many of us owned cars for many years in which we had a key that we had to insert in the ignition and turn to start the car. And we essentially could not accidentally get out of the car with the keys in our pockets and the car running, because we had to turn the engine off before we could take the key out of the ignition and put it in our pocket. Now, with puch button start systems, it is easier for people to forget their car is running and get out of the car with the keyfob in their pocket. That is what I was discussing when I mentioned people leaving their cars running in a garage. Because now someone can pull into their garage and get out of the car with their keyfob in their pocket/pocketbook and the engine still running. Something that could not be done in the last 46 years, until more recently. And yes, people have accidentally died and/or killed others by doing it. So whether we like it or not, the horn honk is a safety feature. Yes, due to the absent mindedness of some people and our lawsuit happy society. I have a 2018 MKZ and have not looked in my Owners Manual to see if that warning can be disabled. In my case, it does happen enough to bother me or my neighbors that much. Maybe another Lincoln MKZ Forum member has checked their Owners Manual for that particular programming and will jump in to tell you if it is possible. Or if I have the time to check my manual, or scroll through the Driver Information Center, I will post back. In the meantime, if you look and find the answer, please let us know. There may even be a way to do it with an OBDII reader and the ForScan software, but that would entail spending money for those items. Or you can do as mav2 stated above. Either leave the keyfob in the car with the engine running as you did with keys for 46 years, or turn the car off. Let us know how you make out and good luck.
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    Intelligent Access? (not really...)

    I confuse easily...it was late...sun was in my eyes...I heard the left fielder call for it. 🤗
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    Intelligent Access? (not really...)

    Hi pwcopy. Welcome to the Lincoln MKZ Forum. I realize you understand what you are asking, but at least to me, your post is a bit unclear ("...but it's been sound when I exit the car..." ?). Could you be a little clearer as to what sounds you are referring to, where your keys are at the time etc? As far as the horn honking when you exit the vehicle with the engine running: That is necessary, due to the push button start system. Otherwise, inattentive drivers would far too often be leaving their cars with the engine running and the keyfob in their pockets. That could be deadly in a home with an attached garage or similar situations (even with a timed shut-off). Concerning the car making noises when you exit with the engine off: The car should not be making any sounds when you exit the car, engine off, keys in hand/pocket etc. Unless you press a keyfob button or keyless entry keypad buttons. And what is "going off" three times that would aggravate your neighbors? If you are getting two beeps when you press the lock button on the keyfob, that means something is not closed. Could be a door, the trunk, hood etc.. if everything is closed, you may have another issue that needs diagnosis and repair. But as I said earlier, your post is a bit confusing. In the meantime, your Owners Manual explains all the entry/exit alert and warning sounds and how to enable/disable those that are programmable, through the Drivers Information Center. If you do not have your Owners Manual, you can download a PDF copy on the Lincoln Owners website: https://owner.lincoln.com/tools/account/how-tos/owner-manuals.html Get back to us to clarify your previous post and good luck.
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    Lincoln to Debut All-New Corsair at New York International Auto Show

    Hi Airflow. It is the replacement for the MKC alone.
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    Rim Corrosion

    Hi Scott. Sorry it cost you some cash, but glad you were able to find a fix that was less than a new wheel. Keep us updated and good luck.