fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,534 miles

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problem #4

Jan 152003

Crown Victoria

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles
First I would like to say that what I hear about the Grand Marquis having problem with the fuel tank is rather disturbing to me I am aware now that these cars are capable of catching on fire if hit from behind. I carry three small children to school every morning in "this car" I have contacted the Ford Corp. About this problem and they seem to not be bothered about this fact. Now to my other problems. I have just replaced my intake manifold because the one that came with the car cracked while I was driving it. My mechanic stated that he found out that it was a very common problem with the 1996 Mercury Grand Marquis. The Ford Corp. Has redesigned the intake manifold for this model and raised the price from about $250 to almost $500. In July of 2002 there was a part that went out on my A/C unit that I had to replace (I have to contact my mechanic to see what part it was that was replaced) in July 2002 I had to have my roters turned, in January 2003, I had to have them turned agian and have my right back roter repaced because it was no longer good. (all this was done on January 10 2003 now it is Jan. 20, 2003 and my right front roter is grinding again (I also had new brakes put on all around Jan.10,2003. My driver side door is drooping because it needs a new pin put in... my car also seems to balk when I push on the gas peddal, my car also has a popping noise when I hit a hole or turn. When I called the Ford Corp. On these issues they seemed liked they really didn't care about any of these things. Maybe you might know someone that I could contact in the Ford Corp. That is "high up" and that would listen to my oncerns. Thank you for your time, sincerly, diane

- Chunchula, AL, USA

problem #3

Feb 182000

Crown Victoria 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 42,134 miles
The following is a copy of the "inquiry/concern" sent to the Ford Motor Company relationship center: The right front electric window malfunctioned on 2/18/00 at 42,134 miles. It cost me a $50 deductible to replace a defective regulator because I had purchased the extended warranty. The left rear window malfunctioned on 11/28/00 at 51,983 miles. It cost a $50 warranty deductible to replace a faulty regulator. The driver's left front window malfunctioned on 12/26/00 at 52,465 miles. It cost a $50 deductible to replace a defective regulator. The right rear window malfunctioned on 7/3/03 at 90,201 miles. It cost $209 to replace a defective regulator. Cycle complete. Any pattern here" Ford's response was surprise at the consistent defects in their regulators. They couldn't assist financially because I had used an independent to fix the last window while trying to keep costs low. Was this experience unique"

- Medford, OR, USA

problem #2

Jan 012000

Crown Victoria

  • miles
Cable that controls window movement became frayed, then broke attachments to window through overstressing

- Katy, TN, USA

problem #1

Jul 011997

Crown Victoria

  • miles
The vehicle has many more problems that are not listed and they started shortly after purchase. I have all the records with correct dates, times, mileages, and etc. Of all the problems. I would be more than happy to mail you copies of everything about my vehicle. Please feel free to contact me. // I used a family members computer to send in this complaint form so please contact me by mail or telephone. Thank you for your time and concern in this matter.

- Stringer, MS, USA