1996 Mercury Grand Marquis Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Mercury Grand Marquis
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis ProblemsCoolant Leak and/or Engine Overheating Due to Cracked Intake Manifold
The composite (plastic) intake manifold may crack near the thermostat housing and cause a coolant leak. Ford released an updated manifold that was reinforced to prevent a recurrence. No recall was issued for this problem but Ford did extend the warranty to seven years on some models from the date of purchase.
The car had 64600 miles on it and the headlights started going out while driving, which can be very dangerous. The problem is in the Light Control Module which is an expensive part (around $500 to $600 + labor).
Transmission problems are common in this model, often as a result of a failed front pump. The pump loses its ability to create hydraulic pressure, which an automatic transmission needs to function. A sign of front pump failure can be a whine type noise.
1996 Mercury Grand Marquis QuestionsCan this model be pulled with all four wheels on the ground driveline intact? (1 answer)
Need to move down the street.
replaced fuel pump, relays, fuses, filter,Throttle positioning sensor,took all gas out put new in .when it dies sometimes it will start right back up and then Times you will run battery dead trying to start it then times let it sit for about 30 minutes then starts up shops here are clueless I ne...
and my break lights are not working I changed all my fuses and still nothing I brought the parts the auto shop said I needed just need to know how much it usually runs to get it fix