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I took my 2015 MKC in for routine service on Saturday, May 19th. I received a call from the service advisor that my vehicle had been “rendered inoperable”. Apparently the battery has excessive corrosion, which ruined the cables and worked its way into the wiring harnesses. The dealership had to order parts. A few days later, I was told that the wiring harnesses are back-ordered until 6/22. I literally laughed out loud thinking this was a joke!
Seriously though...I called the Lincoln Concierge and requested assistance. I have had numerous issues with this particular dealership. This one being the final straw! The LC was able to find the parts and assist the dealership in transferring and expediting them from out of state. Now...I am waiting for the installation. This is the start of week 3!
Check your battery. Look for corrosion. I have a feeling that a recall is coming...and the parts are few and far between.
 

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The battery on my 2016 failed after about 2 years - Seems to be a lot of battery related issues.
 

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The battery on my 2016 failed after about 2 years - Seems to be a lot of battery related issues.
Agreed. Mine died a while back, and so the next time I had it in the service department I had them check it. Sure enough it failed and fortunately it was still under warranty so it was replaced free of charge.
 

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The battery on my 2016 MKC failed on a Saturday afternoon a bit more than a year and a half after getting the vehicle (I got it in March 2016 and the battery croaked in November 2017). Lincoln roadside service came out and gave me a jump and I took it to the local Ford dealer (they do Lincoln warranty work) the following week got a new battery under the warranty. No problems since but I was surprised the battery lasted so short a time.
 

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2015 with original ( Oct 2014) battery here. (will REPLACE before winter)

From comments here it is hard to tell if your problems are related to defective batteries, cables, OR (more likely I suspect), some device staying active and draining voltage.
 

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The battery on my 2016 MKC failed on a Saturday afternoon a bit more than a year and a half after getting the vehicle (I got it in March 2016 and the battery croaked in November 2017). Lincoln roadside service came out and gave me a jump and I took it to the local Ford dealer (they do Lincoln warranty work) the following week got a new battery under the warranty. No problems since but I was surprised the battery lasted so short a time.
Same issue in my 2017. Replaced battery once - second time replaced the ACM - will wait and see
 

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One would think that something like a battery cable would be interchangable with other Ford products but that is not the case. The same idiot that designed the battery location probably designed a special cable.
 

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Same problem on my 2017 MKC. Have had it in four times for dead battery. Changed battery, changed ACM, changed rear liftgate module, changed something else in the dash.

Really have had it. Techs don't know what to change next. Lincoln fail.
 

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This could be completely incorrect but I have noticed that new models are now getting agm battery. I am curious if FMC is trying to solve the issues in newer models with an agm battery. This was noticed in the 2019 and newer edge and Nautilus, I haven't seen if the Corsair is doing this or not
 

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Don't use our 2015 MKC much and it sits in the garage a lot. Was having trouble with battery going dead. Back in 2015 took it in to dealership and they didn't have a clue. With Forscan I turned the battery monitoring system off and keep the ignition key further away from the vehicle. This seems to have helped.
 
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