definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
31,322 miles

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problem #3

Feb 072006


  • miles
I have found 3 recalls for my car, they are all the exact problems I am having, but when I searched for open recalls it said none are open for my car. I need my car repaired and the recalls completed.

- Decatur, AR, USA

problem #2

Feb 012008

Cougar 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 84,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Mercury Cougar. The contact stated that the vehicle began to lose power while driving, which made it difficult to steer the vehicle. He experienced difficultly pulling the vehicle to the side of the road. After approximately 15 minutes, the vehicle was able to be restarted and operated normally. He drove the vehicle home and later called the dealer. The dealer advised him to bring in the vehicle and they made repairs at the cost of $697. The failure was identified as being included in NHTSA campaign id number 04V421000 (fuel system, gasoline). The failure could cause engine hesitation, loss of power, surging, and other similar symptoms. Over time, the filter may become sufficiently blocked and cause the engine to stall. The failure mileage was 84,000 and current mileage was 86,000. Updated 07/16/08 the bushings and clutch were worn. The fuel pump and fuel sender were replaced. The engine light was on. The dealer replaced a leaking intake. Updated 07/16/08

- Leonia, NJ, USA

problem #1

Aug 172002

Cougar 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 9,967 miles
There was a grinding noise coming from the front of the vehicle when going over bumps, the front sway bar bushings had to replaced, however prior to the third replacement, consumer lost control of the vehicle and ended in a ditch.

- Germantown, TN, USA