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1996 Mercury Cougar Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1996 Mercury Cougar

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1996 Mercury Cougar is between $314 and $384 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1996 Mercury Cougar
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$349
Annual Repair Cost
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It this most likely a broken cable?
A.c. compressor turns every 3-5 seconds but not continuously. Do you think it should have be rech...
Any suggestions on where to start looking would be appreciated.
WHEN IN THE SECONDARY LATCHED POSITION, THE DRIVER DOOR LATCHES MAY OPEN WHEN SUBJECTED TO TRANSV...
UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, THE CLIMATE CONTROL BLOWER DOES NOT OPERATE AS INTENDED. THE BLOWER COU...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
February 16, 2012
1996 Mercury Cougar
I owe a 1996. And it's a good sturdy car. But I just had to replace the whole transmission, new battery, new brakes and 4 new tires. I only had it for about a year, and the older women who had it b...
December 03, 2010
1996 Mercury Cougar
CAr runs fine while idleing and you can even drive it as long as you excelerate slowly.if you press the gas pedal to go faster the car boggs down and has extremly low power. has all new spark plug,...
September 14, 2009
1996 Mercury Cougar
i love my car. its so relaiable. i rather drive it than drive one of the new models. never had no serious problems with my baby.