I lived in Lex '58-'59, and again '63-'64. Taught school at Tates Creek Jr.
I bought new Fairlane 500, HT, 260 V-8. PM did not have what I wanted on the lot so I found one in Covington, KY.
PM fixed a serious oil leak early on. Gasket between intake and block in the back, gasket came out.
Pic of my short story of Ford-Lincoln shops and my '02 Lin Cont bought new. All that warranty.
I have had minimum contact with dealer shops since.
I have now, '03 Taurus 150K, '04 Sable wagon 161K, and '05 Tautus 141K. Family car '11 Buick Lucerne 87K.
I rented a Malibu at Lex in July. 270 miles in 4 days. I have no use for all that hard to use buttons and menu. The CV tran sucks. Has the :"herky-jerky" in traffic. The fob is heaver than my phone.
PIc my herd of Bulls. The wagon on the right, sold to a friend, and bought a nicer one, same color.
Best of luck.