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  1. Hi Skip. It would be due to structural limitations. If you exceed the recommended limits, you will be taking your chances with your vehicle and possible warranty issues, if there should ever be damage, whatever the "experience" of others may be. Good luck with whatever you decide to do.
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    LINCOLN ACCESS REWARDS: how to maintain and use

    Hi norman. Points expiration was extended due to the pandemic. I forget or how long. If you do not use them for vehicle service, there are usually periodic offers for goods/services etc. For current information, your best bet would probably be to call the Lincoln Concierge. Good luck.
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    Rebate on 2022 orders

    Hi Radio. Most publicly available Incentives and rebates can usually be applied to A/Z Plan sales. Your Dealer can verify whether a particular Incentive/Rebate applies. You can also call A/Z Plan headquarters and ask them to verify. Good luck.
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    How to get past paperwork for dealer service?

    Hi B. The Dealer that performed the service would be the best source. If they are still a Ford Dealer, they should still have the previous service records. Perhaps try stopping by the Service Department and talking to the Service Manager. Calling does not always get the best results as compared to speaking to someone higher up the chain, face to face. If they still say they no longer have the records, then the only other possibility I can think of would be to call Ford Customer Relations and see if they can access the records. Ford Customer Relations is probably a long shot, but it is worth a try. After all, the vehicle is only recently outside the 5 year/60,000 mile Powertrain Warranty. Let us know how you make out and good luck.
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    2018 Navigator Sync Update

    Hi Emliner. As akirby stated, there is not much difference. Mainly some graphics, color and UI interface changes. However, it is a moot point, since SYNC 3.0 can not be factory upgraded to SYNC 3.4. Good luck.
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    2018 Navigator Sync Update

    Hi Emilner. Are you sure your 2019 Navigator only has SYNC 3.0? If yes, not sure if you are aware...If you currently have SYNC 3.0, you can not factory upgrade to SYNC 3.3/3.4. There are third party/aftermarket websites that will offer a procedure to upgrade to SYNC 3.4. However, I recommend against using them, at least while your vehicle is still within the 4 year/50,000 mile New Vehicle Bumper to Bumper Warranty. Using an aftermarket upgrade like they offer may/will result in denied warranty claims for anything SYNC/infotainment/audio/climate control/electronics related, since essentially all those systems (and more) are tied into SYNC. Good luck with whatever you decide to do.
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    2018 Navigator Sync Update

    Hi Emilner. What model and model year is your vehicle, and what version of SYNC 3 is installed in your vehicle now?
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    x plan

    Hi d23. Here is one list of Ford X-Plan Partner Companies: https://www.oxmoorflm.com/ford-a-x-z-plans/x-plan-partner-companies/ As others have mentioned, if you or your wife works for one of the listed companies, you can obtain the X-Plan Partner Company ID PIN number, which then allows access to the Ford X-Plan Partner website. There, you can then obtain an X-Plan PIN, learn the X-Plan rules, etc. The Partner Company employee (You/your wife etc.) will first need to contact their HR Department to get the Partner Company ID PIN, which you would then use to access the Ford Partner X-Plan website. I am not sure how up to date/complete that list is. However, once a company is on the X-Plan Partner list, they generally never come off. So if anything, a more current list would include even more companies. Let us know how you make out and good luck. EDIT- Just wanted to add: Acceptance of X-Plan sales is at Dealer discretion. So as akirby has mentioned, the Dealer is under no obligation to accept an X-Plan PIN...especially after a sales contract has been signed. So this is something you will need to address and negotiate with your selling Dealer. Good luck.
  9. Hi SS. Although this was a very old thread, just some information to avoid confusion for others: The factory fill is Motorcraft synthetic blend, not full synthetic. Full synthetic motor oil is not required. The required oil fill is simply an oil that meets and/or exceeds the Ford specification/requirement, which is listed in the Specifications section of the Owners Manual. And many/most name brand synthetic blends (and possibly even a few "conventional" oils) meet that specification (although quality "conventional" motor oils are harder and harder to find). So an owner can use a full synthetic if they wish, but it is not required. Good luck.
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    Leather trimmed seats

    Hi theoldwizard1. Additionally, since I am relatively sure you will not believe me alone, and to avoid a needlessly drawn out discussion, you can peruse these links: https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=ford+leather+trimmed+seating+surfaces As with most information on the Internet, you will need to sift through the "opinions" and chaff to find the informative articles. Good luck.
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    Leather trimmed seats

    Hi theoldwizard1. The information I provided is correct. To paraphrase an old saying...Yes, all "piping" is trim, but not all trim is "piping". "Piping" is what they call "piping". Trim simply means part of something, as in not all. Leather trimmed seats refers to the parts of the seats that touch the body are leather. The rest (sides, rear face, map pockets, etc.) is not. This subject has been discussed often in the past. Including this thread located here, begun by member "theoldwizard" : "Leather trimmed seats" is just the newer marketing speak for "leather seating surfaces", as was discussed back in 2016. Good luck.
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    Leather trimmed seats

    Hi tow. Yes, but the "OLD definition !" still applies. For marketing purposes, it is now called "leather trimmed" instead of "leather seating surfaces". That is the correct information. Automotive manufacturers decided it sounds more upscale, for whatever their reasons. Good luck.
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    Leather trimmed seats

    Hi tow. This refers to only the part of the seats that our bodies touch. Good luck.
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    2022 Lincoln Aviator Production Information

    Hi Lbacker. I would check with at least two other Dealers to see if their stories match. Although ice-capades can probably give a better answer to this one, my thoughts are: Delayed? Yes. A year? No. In my opinion, the Dealer you spoke to is trying to steer you towards buying a vehicle he has in stock. But that is only an opinion. Let us know how you make out and good luck.
  15. Hi Exit. Ahhh...I see. I understand why some people prefer the simplicity of trading in their used vehicle. However, if you want to get the most for your used vehicle, and can spare the minimal time it would take to sell your Explorer on your own while waiting for your Aviator factory order to arrive, follow the advice I posted above and sell it yourself. If you can't find a buyer on your own, you can still trade it in when your new Aviator arrives. Good luck with whatever you decide to do. 🙂