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RedHoncho01

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  1. I have a 2019 Lincoln Nautilus reserve that has the wireless phone charging pad in the console. I recently got a new iPhone 12 Pro. It won't charge on the pad for some reason. It starts charging but within a few minutes I get an error message saying something has come between the charging pad and the phone. I have a case on the phone that works with other wireless chargers (not MagSafe). I thought it could be the protrusion of the cameras so I bought a protective cover for those as well. I still get the error message with or without the phone and camera covers. Is anyone else having this issue or know of a fix? Otherwise, I will mention it the next time I have the vehicle serviced to see what the dealer says.
  2. I just noticed in the US order guide the 2.7L engine AWD comes with dynamic ride cpntrol and paddle shifters. The online build to price isn't available yet in the US for the 2021 model. The 2020 model adds $2500 US for the 2.7L with mandatory AWD. Obviously, they are adding features along with the 2.7L enging. There is an order guide for Canada for 2021 model year on here under the order guides folder. That may give you a better idea of the price discrepancy.
  3. On past models in the US, the 2.7L engine required other features such as AWD. This is the reason for the increased price.
  4. It appears the 2021 model Nautilus will get an interior refresh with the new dash seen in other recently refreshed Lincolns. There has been significant discussion whether Nautilus will continue in North America. Ford has tooled a plant in China to build the Edge and Nautilus. As Oakville Assembly, where the Edge and Nautilus are currently produced in North America, is retooled for 5 electric vehicles, it is possible the Edge and Nautilus will be imported from China.
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    Annual Rustproofing Application

    All new vehicles go through a phosphate electro coat process in the factory to prevent rust. Any aftermarket product that drills holes in the metal would probably void any factory warranty for rust perforation. I strongly recommend against doing that.
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    Nautilus first world problem

    I did learn how to fold the mirrors in before entering or exiting the garage. It is SO simple. There is nothing in the owner's manual or any support video on the Lincoln website or YouTube that addresses this issue. You simple press the mirror lock button and they fold in automatically. They won't redeploy until you press the mirror lock button again. I wish I had known this $1600 ago.
  7. I agree about the rims. I prefer these to the Black Label rims.
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    vehicle taxes in your state?

    The ad velorem tax made your license plate fees very high depending on what vehicle you had, the model year, etc. based upon their own valuation of your vehicle, not KBB or any other industry valuation method. Our 5-year old Toyota Highlander Sport cost us around $365 per year for license plates. There was no way to dispute the valuation the state put on your vehicle. You just at to pony up the dollars or you got no license plates.
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    Nautilus first world problem

    Feel fortunate that's all it cost. I broke the passenger mirror off my Nautilus backing out of the garage (we have a very tight 2-car garage). The mirror and all the guts are intact and fine except the camera was dislodged. My repair bill is going to be $1438.08! The dealership can order almost any part off the mirror except the housing. In order to get the housing they have to buy the complete mirror assembly and then paint the housing!
  10. Thank you. I have only been around town. I'm anxious to get out and make a road trip.
  11. I have a Brinkmann Trailmaster Limited offset stick burner and a Weber Spirit gas grill. I smoked a lot of pork belly and 4 pork sirloin roasts this past weekend.
  12. Thanks. There was a Black Label Nautilus that was closer to my home but wasn't a CPO like mine. I actually prefer the rims on mine vs. the Black Label.
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    vehicle taxes in your state?

    Ohio has a 6% sales tax for the state. Local municipalities such as counties or cities can add up to 1% sales tax. My newly purchased used Lincoln Nautilus had nearly $3000 in sales taxes because my city took their 1% cut.
  14. I work at a customer site as a supplier for Honda. They stopped production on March 20 and won't resume until May 4. I have worked from home for a bit but had to come to my office as the office space we were provided was going to be demolished. We had to move everything into a new office space. Since nobody is here, I have been coming into work. I have no traffic and nobody bothering me while I catch up on training and sit in on conference calls. I did buy a gently used 2019 Lincoln Nautilus Reserve AWD a few weeks ago. When the weather has been nice I have been taking rides in it just to be out and get away from 4 walls. I also am into barbecuing and smoking and have been enjoying that activity more.
  15. So I bit the bullet and bought a very gently used 2019 Nautilus Reserve. It has every option available except the rear seat entertainment system. I bought it from a dealership in Wooster, Ohio, about 92 miles from my home. The entire deal was conducted via 2 phone calls and text messaging. The dealership delivered the car to my home so I could test drive it with the hubby. I had to go through the drive through at my bank to get a cashier check. We signed all the paperwork in my driveway. On day 2, I messed up the liftgate trying to program it to not open so far that it hit my garage door. I called the local Lincoln dealer. They offered to pick it up and bring me a loaner but I chose to take it directly to the dealership. They gave me a loaner and had my liftgate working the next day at no charge to me. I can say that my experience at the Lincoln dealership was more than I ever expected. I love my new ride and look forward to having it for many years. It is Burgandy Velvet exterior with Ebony interior. I can't say I would have chosen the exterior color but it has really grown on me. The deal on this vehicle was just too good to pass up.
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