Last post on Apr 14, 2011 at 6:19 PM
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#1 of 4 2002 Lincoln LS Sport Package
May 11, 2010 (5:42 pm)
I have one of my cars for sale, and have recieved an offer to trade for a 2002 lincoln LS with sport package. It has a V-6, with 116000 KMS. I have researched them as much as i could and it seems that aside from a leaking valve cover problem, and a coil issue caused by the leaking valve cover, the V-6 model is a pretty solid car. Is there anything else that I should be looking for, or any problems that arise around this KM range?
#2 of 4 Re: 2002 Lincoln LS Sport Package [lincoln7777]
May 13, 2010 (3:09 pm)
check all the windows, window regulators fail. Listen for clunk in front end, that's the sway bar bushings, might have been fixed by '02. I think '02's were a pretty good year, sport package is a plus. Check out the climate control too, There is a dual climate control valve (DCCV) that fails. I need to replace mine on my '05.
V6 models are a bit more reliable than the V8's
#3 of 4 Re: 2002 Lincoln LS Sport Package [lincoln7777]
Apr 14, 2011 (9:45 am)
It's the other way around. The V8 models are more reliable than the V6. The V6 is a Ford Engine the V8 is made by Jaguar. Really depends on how well the car was taken car of. The V8 has plenty of power not sure how well a large car like that will run on a V6. Adequate I suppose. I guess it's up to you. Have a mechanic check it out for your for $100 bucks you won't be sorry.
#4 of 4 Re: 2002 Lincoln LS Sport Package [antoniuk]
Apr 14, 2011 (6:19 pm)
Actually the V8 is a Jag design but made by Ford in a Ford plant. It's significantly different from the Jag version in the Stype. The engines themselves are bulletproof - both the V6 and V8. Only the valve cover gaskets and COPs were faulty.