definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
39,450 miles

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problem #1

Aug 092004


  • Automatic transmission
  • 39,450 miles
The plastic tube that runs from "vmv" valve through the steel line to the fuel tank (which houses the gas emissions) is ruptured. According to an independent mechanic this is a faulty design by the manufacturer (Lincoln-Mercury) that after the tube is replaced, it will continue to happen because it will rub against the oxygen sensor plug which gets very hot.

- Lyndhurst, OH, USA