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I'm two weeks into my 2015 MKC Reserve 2.0 and love it. The ride is especially quite in Comfort mode. However, I've noticed a little hesitation or vibration when I get up to 60mph. The car has 28K miles. I'm not sure if the tires need re-balancing or if something else is going on. I thought I check the forum before I take it back to the dealer. Has anybody else experience something similar ?? Thanks !
 

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Mechanically, an engine or a transmission can hesitate. If issue happens at a given speed, say 60 in your case, have tires rebalanced, but before they do that , have them check each wheel to make sure the previous owner didn't nail a curb, pothole etc and cause a flatspot on a wheel. Damaged wheels,esp if the 20's are very common, probably 50% of the time people get their tires rebalanced, its really a damaged rim.
 

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Mechanically, an engine or a transmission can hesitate. If issue happens at a given speed, say 60 in your case, have tires rebalanced, but before they do that , have them check each wheel to make sure the previous owner didn't nail a curb, pothole etc and cause a flatspot on a wheel. Damaged wheels,esp if the 20's are very common, probably 50% of the time people get their tires rebalanced, its really a damaged rim.

I just bought a new 20" rim - Expensive you don't want to bend and/or damage them.
 

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My wife bent an expensive wheel on her 2014 MKZ so we took it to Discount Tire who has a company that comes to their store and repairs bent wheels. It was $250 versus replacement for $550! Fortunately there are options other than replacement! The repair worked well.
 

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I'm two weeks into my 2015 MKC Reserve 2.0 and love it. The ride is especially quite in Comfort mode. However, I've noticed a little hesitation or vibration when I get up to 60mph. The car has 28K miles. I'm not sure if the tires need re-balancing or if something else is going on. I thought I check the forum before I take it back to the dealer. Has anybody else experience something similar ?? Thanks !
Hesitation, like turbo lag?

Cheap gas could also be the cause too, cheap gas will cause excessive carbon buildup which can be a problem with Direct Injection Engines, AKA the EcoTech Engine.

It could also be a SW problem too.

It still should be under warranty, just take it to the dealer.
 

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I have Reserve wheels for sale on ebay. Some paint repaired curb rash but 100% true and could easily be fefinished. My 4 are selling for less than cost of 1 new. Have as spares or for snows.
 

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Update to my hesitation/vibration problem - I took it back to the dealer and they confirmed a vibration coming from the Rear Axle Assembly. They replaced the Reax Axle Assembly much to my surprise and noted there is a Tech Note bulletin out there on this problem.

In the meantime, my dealer gave me a 2017 MKC loaner same equip vehicle. The loaner had the Synch 3 compared to my '15 with the MyLincoln Touch - and frankly I did not care for the Synch 3 with its monotone colors - I prefer the Lincoln Touch and the quad screen.

So, once I got the car back the vibration was noticeably diminished and disappeared. So, fellow MKC'ers keep and ear out on your Rear Axle assembly....
 
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