Lincoln MKZ P0500: VSS – Circuit Malfunction

P0500 is a OBDII trouble code that affects the Lincoln MKZ‘s Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS). The VSS sends a signal to the engine’s computer letting it know how fast that the vehicle is going. The MKZ uses this signal for many vehicle functions. It helps control transmission shifts, ABS, cruise control, the speedometer, and more. … Read moreLincoln MKZ P0500: VSS – Circuit Malfunction

Lincoln MKZ P0449: Vent Valve Solenoid – Circuit Malfunction

A somewhat common issue with the Lincoln MKZ is the P0449 code. This code references a number that is given to you when you plug it into a OBD2 scanner. P0449 deals with the evaporative emissions control (EVAP) system. It often appears with, or is related other codes, such as P0420, P0446, and very often … Read moreLincoln MKZ P0449: Vent Valve Solenoid – Circuit Malfunction

Lincoln MKZ P0161: Heated O2 Sensor – Performance | Bank 2 Sensor 2

P0161 is a very common OBDII code that occurs in the Lincoln MKZ. It is typically caused by a failure in one of the elements that heat the oxygen sensors, specifically bank 2 sensor 2. Replacing the Oxygen sensor will fix the problem a majority of the time. Some of the other causes of P0161 … Read moreLincoln MKZ P0161: Heated O2 Sensor – Performance | Bank 2 Sensor 2

Lincoln MKZ P0155: O2 Sensor – Heating Element Failed (Bank 2 – Sensor 1)

P0155 is a very common OBDII code that occurs in the Lincoln MKZ. It is caused by a failure in one of the oxygen sensors heated elements, specifically bank 2 sensor 1. The purpose of the heated element in the oxygen sensor is to quickly bring your O2 sensor up to normal operating temperature after … Read moreLincoln MKZ P0155: O2 Sensor – Heating Element Failed (Bank 2 – Sensor 1)

Lincoln MKZ P0441: EVAP System – Incorrect Purge Flow

P0441 is one of the more common OBD-II trouble codes with the Lincoln MKZ. It’s a generic powertrain code, which means regardless of what auto manufacturer built the vehicle, it’ll have the same meaning. P0441 indicates that there is an issue with the Evaporative Emissions System. It’ll often appear with P0455.     The MKZ’s … Read moreLincoln MKZ P0441: EVAP System – Incorrect Purge Flow

Lincoln MKZ P0017: Crank/Cam Position Correlation – Bank 1 Sensor “B”

  P0017 in the Lincoln MKZ is predominantly caused by a few different things. It is typically thrown when the Crankshaft Position Sensor and the Camshaft Position Sensor are out of alignment by a certain number of degrees, or if there is an issue with the wiring, or one of the sensors themselves may have … Read moreLincoln MKZ P0017: Crank/Cam Position Correlation – Bank 1 Sensor “B”