fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
141,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. wedge plastic between ignition switch and lock assembly (1 reports)
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problem #1

Jun 062018

Mariner 4 Door 2.3

  • Automatic transmission
  • 141,000 miles

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igition switch play - hard to start igition switch play - hard to start

Ignition switch moves when key is inserted and you try to start car. I wedged plastic in there to take out the play. Now the key doesn't need to be jiggled to start car. Manufacturing defect. A new ignition switch will not solve problem for very long...another Ford engineering mistake.

- jobby99, Akron, OH, US