June 23, 2021, 01:45:14 PM
collapse
collapse

Author Topic:  2017 Lincoln MKZ Headlight Leak  (Read 3396 times)

Offline 14SHOCAR

  • Sr. Member
  • *
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 107
  • -Received: 69
  • Posts: 485
  • 14SHOCAR
    • Tangents Daily
  • Liked:
  • Likes Given: 0
2017 Lincoln MKZ Headlight Leak
« on: October 24, 2017, 12:21:03 AM »
No Gentlemen -- I cannot make this up. I think I will personally fill every category under the MKZ of this forum. LOL

After a bunch of rain up here in Wisconsin -- I noticed my passenger side headlight has moisture in it. It seems to only be in the LED portion of the headlights.



To fix or just wait for the lemon law..... that is the question......
18 Volvo S90 Inscription - 2.0T Twin Charged - Polestar Tuned.
17 Lincoln MKZ 3.0T GTDI -To Tune, or Not To Tune -- THAT is the question.
15 Road Glide Special - CFR Exhaust, Powder Coated everything, DirtyAir Air ride
14 Taurus SHO (Sold)
LMS 93 V8 3Bar Tune, K&N Intake, LMS 160 t-stat, LMS pre-gapped plugs, Corsa Exhaust

Offline SHOdded

  • Forum Supporters
  • Elite Member
  • *
  • Beltsville, MD
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 13054
  • -Received: 4244
  • Posts: 15933
  • Liked:
  • Likes Given: 13
Re: 2017 Lincoln MKZ Headlight Leak
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2017, 12:38:09 AM »
Definitely needs replacement.  Probably a seal failure.  All too common to replace the LED assemblies on the taillights of the Gen 2 Edge for this reason.  "Fogging" is normal, droplet formation is not.
2007 Ford Edge SEL, Powerstop F/R Brake Kit, TXT LED 6000K Lo & Hi Beams, W16W LED Reverse Bulbs, 3BSpec 2.5w Map Lights, 5W Cree rear dome lights, 5W Cree cargo light, DTBL LED Taillights

If tuned:  Take note of the strategy code as you return to stock (including 3 bar MAP to 2 bar MAP) -> take car in & get it serviced -> check strategy code when you get car back -> have tuner update your tune if the strategy code has changed -> reload tune -> ENJOY!

Offline bpd1151

  • Forum Supporters
  • Elite Member
  • *
  • *
  • SHOcago S/W 'Burbs
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 2559
  • -Received: 2661
  • Posts: 3808
  • SHOGAZM
  • Liked:
  • Likes Given: 0
Re: 2017 Lincoln MKZ Headlight Leak
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2017, 07:39:11 AM »
What's the matter? 8" + of rain last week, now another 2" + of rain between yesterday and today?

Meh, be lucky you're not rowing/paddling it around. LOL.

I've grown tired of all this rain myself, but as far as your head assembly, swap it out. Done. Enjoy the car again.

Sent from my SM-N920V using Tapatalk



World's Highest AWHP SHO (Aug. 2014 - June 2016) & World's Fastest Ecoboost SHO (Nov. 2015 to July 2019) Details Here: http://www.dragtimes.com/Ford-Taurus-Timeslip-27985.html

Offline ZSHO

  • Forum Supporter
  • Forum Supporters
  • Elite Member
  • *
  • *
  • New York SHO
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 1945
  • -Received: 4088
  • Posts: 1982
  • Trap Speed of almost 116 mph.
  • Liked:
  • Likes Given: 0
Re: 2017 Lincoln MKZ Headlight Leak
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2017, 08:33:48 AM »
That's actually a good thing!!!!  another fault/issue to compile on your list towards a replacement vehicle. 
AWW it works in your favor.  Z
« Last Edit: October 24, 2017, 08:55:23 AM by ZSHO »


2013 Performance Package SHO| Livernois Custom Methanol Tune|3-Bar Map|Reische-170-Stat|Full Race Tial-10psi BOV in Black|PPE-Gloss Black Hot Pipes|EPP Dual Intake in Gloss Black|PPE Catted DP|Corsa Sport Cat Back Exhaust|H&R Sport-Springs|CFM Performance Billet Valve Cover Breather In Gloss Black|Llumar 20%Ceramic window Tint|MSD Ignition Coils in Black|Extreme Roof Spoiler|Redline Fluids all around|Gearhead Intercooler|First-SHO With Direct Port Alky-VP-M1-100%-Methanol Injection|LMS-Custom-Dyno-Tuned @ 415whp-465wtq| Best Trap Speed of 115.54 mph|

Offline 14SHOCAR

  • Sr. Member
  • *
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 107
  • -Received: 69
  • Posts: 485
  • 14SHOCAR
    • Tangents Daily
  • Liked:
  • Likes Given: 0
Re: 2017 Lincoln MKZ Headlight Leak
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2017, 01:03:22 PM »
That's actually a good thing!!!!  another fault/issue to compile on your list towards a replacement vehicle. 
AWW it works in your favor.  Z

Agreed. I just find this amusing at this point.
18 Volvo S90 Inscription - 2.0T Twin Charged - Polestar Tuned.
17 Lincoln MKZ 3.0T GTDI -To Tune, or Not To Tune -- THAT is the question.
15 Road Glide Special - CFR Exhaust, Powder Coated everything, DirtyAir Air ride
14 Taurus SHO (Sold)
LMS 93 V8 3Bar Tune, K&N Intake, LMS 160 t-stat, LMS pre-gapped plugs, Corsa Exhaust

 

* Recent Topics

Re: Verdict : Torrington bearing on the way out.
by Admin | Today at 07:30:00 AM
*final update on this thread*Finally figured out what made the last tr...
Re: Datalogging with SCTx4 Device
by ridered74 | Today at 12:23:20 AM
Thanks for this amazing write up. I'll be doing this today to sen...
Re: What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
by Scott13SHO | June 21, 2021, 08:03:06 PM
I sold my SHO today to Carvana.Why Carvana ?Why not? I havenít been dr...
Re: PPE catted downpipes missing 02 sensor bung
by Macgyver | June 20, 2021, 12:05:51 PM
Wow, the price has really gone up... but so has everything else.Had tw...
Re: "Complete" List of TSB's for your 2010-2012 SHO
by rdmccrary | June 18, 2021, 08:55:54 AM
TSB 10-22-4 AWD VEHICLES - SHUDDER-CHATTER-VIBRATION ON TURNS OR THUMP...
Re: Picked up an 18 Navigator
by jims2015 | June 18, 2021, 08:46:52 AM
So you dont get the $7500 off the sticker then ?Nope, you take it off ...
Re: Factory fuel pump specs
by Macgyver | June 17, 2021, 08:17:35 PM
Yeah but then you should need a LPFP to feed it and will it run off th...
Re: RockAuto.com Discount Code - Expires July 5, 2021
by Broodingrage | June 16, 2021, 07:33:54 AM
This vendor saved my wallet when I had to replace my 2013 MKS Dynamic ...
Re: Engine Fans start immediately Mks
by Matt_Sommers | June 15, 2021, 07:59:40 PM
Is the AC on? If yes, then the fans are supposed to be running.I didn&...
Re: 2010 ford sho blue smoke on decel
by 6500rpm | June 15, 2021, 04:37:07 PM
I  just ran my car in Oasis last week and was reading through TSB...

SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal