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  1. enigma-2

    Missing sd card

    If it says "info" upper right, theres no navigation. It will read "navigation" if navigation was factory installed. There are online dealers that sell OEM kits to add navigation. The price is around $750 if your interested. (Price inclues an SD card worth around $150 and $50 if you send your old unit back). https://www.4dtech.com/mkx-11-15-navigation-upgrade-for-mylincoln-touch/
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    Navigation in my car

    If your Edge doesn't have the navigation standard, there are suppliers online that offer upgrade kits. For example, if you have the 8" screen, you can add navigation for $750. (They include everything you need and program it before shipping). https://www.4dtech.com/products/ford/edge/2013/myford-touch-8/
  3. I'm running 245/50 R20 Pirelli Scorpion Verde's. No problems so far. (Either car). How many miles until they got noisy? I read in the reviews where owners in the 21" & 22" sizes were only getting 30-35k before replacing. (Got noisy and no tread left). Also in hot climates, such as desert southwest. Driver thought the road asphalt was too hot for the tires. One other driving 22" complained about getting noisy after cupping. That of course is an alignment issue. (Although I know better, it's stupid question time, did you have the alignment checked after installing)?
  4. I would imagine that you would be happy with either. I'm running Pirelli's and am well satisfied.
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    Tire Wear / Replacing MKX Tires

    Speedometer will be off slightly, but not significantly. The 245/50 is about a inch larger diameter. Comparison: https://www.tacomaworld.com/tirecalc?tires=245-50r20-245-45r20
  6. Nice!!! Really nice. Bet mama is extremely happy. Have you let her drive it yet?
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    The build date is on the door jamb label, located on the driver's side front door panel. There's also a build sheet that's sent out with the car which acts as the production traveller. On my 09 MKX it was stuffed under the drivers side on the underhood insulation blanket.
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    Tranny stuck in 5th

    As it started when you had an electrical problem, it may be possible that the TCM got confused. Seen several identical problems over in the F150 forum when battery ran low. Most fixed after battery jumped and restart. Some trannys were fixed by dealer applying a Could always try a Transmission Control Module reset. This website describes how. https://www.replicarclub.com/how-to-reset-ford-transmission/#How_to_Reset_Ford_Transmission This website described a different process. https://cookip.com/reset-transmission-control-module-for-ford/ In either case, its a simple procedure and doesnt take very long to complete.
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    Transmission Fluid Change

    As Akirby stated, it's 150k miles. It's page page 492 of the owners manual. The manual also states 30,000 miles if you tow a trailer, have a lot of idling or primary low speed driving (city driving), driving in dusty or sandy conditions (pg. 493). It certainly can't hurt to change it more often.
  10. I realize this is old, but posting for anyone else who may read this. You could NOT switch over to non-adaptive headlights in the gen-1 mkx. The wiring was different and the modules will not recognize the non-adaptive lights. I'd assume it's still the same for yours. This might help explain it better: https://www.justanswer.com/ford-lincoln/abips-2007-lincoln-mkx-adaptive-headlights-switch.html
  11. There is an information decal on the inside of the hood that will tell you what engine is installed. The AWD will have an "AWD" badge on the rear hatch (on the right when facing the back of the car). There are two recalls for the 2018 Lincoln MKX: Some door bolts may be shorter than intended and may not properly keep the door closed in the event of a crash Alternator and starter cables may become loose and cause an electrical fire Great car btw. Keep up on the maintenance, recommend changing the AWD Lubricant at 30k intervals, transmission and coolant at 60k.
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    2012 8mm intake bolt snapped Lincoln MKX

    Another trick is to use a tire screwdriver in place od an extractor. After drilling a hole, you hammer the torx into the hole. The torx teeth will bite allowing the broken screw to rotate out. (Helpful if you don't want to buy a set of extractors and have a spare torx handy). If you still unsure, take it to your local Ford dealer and pay them to do the job using a professional mechanic. Better than messing up the intake permanently.
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    Embedded Modem

    I've been reading where dealer technicians sometimes have problems getting the 4G software to work. (Programming required). Think dealer installation is 0.7 hours. (At least that's what I read. Could always call dealer and ask). In any case the new modem will set you back $320 or so.
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    Embedded Modem

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    Tire recommendations

    I'm running 245/50R20, Pirelli Scorpion Verde All Season Plus II tires. Smooth and quiet. Well satisified in all respects. (Also have them on my wife's Sebring vert.) As your driving an 08 model, could consider changing the tire pressure sensors when installing new tires. These sensors have a ten-year rated life battery and yours is pushing it. I had one sensor that periodically failed. Would drive a few miles and it would start working again. Finally got tired of this and had four new sensors installed in my 09 MKX. A few months later I had to have a new wheel installed and the dealer was only able to use a NAPA strap (Motorcraft sensor). Strap broke after a week. Had them do a nationwide search and found a Motorcraft strap in Louisville. No priblems since. Dealer told me they normally use the Chineese sensors as most want to save money.