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 Problems
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.
A spring in the seat belt buckle may wear or fail, causing the airbag light on the instrument panel to illuminate. Failed buckles will require replacement.
The throttle position sensor (TPS) may fail. Common symptoms of a defective TPS can be rough idle, hard starting, hesitation on acceleration, poor fuel economy, and stalling.
1996 Mercury Grand Marquis Questions
Replaced fuel pump, filter and fuel pressure regulator. Replaced ignition, relays, crank sensor, battery. It will start with starting fluid but won't stay running. When I use a test light on the relay the relay clicks and the pump turns on. OBDII comes back ERR. This is really starting to g...
I have looked under the steering column and the button on the shifter will not go into the spot where it goes into park.
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis Reviews
96 Mercury -locked in 'P' parking, when i want to change gears from park into drive i need to bump the brake and wiggle the steering wheel for the car to go into drive. this is a new problem... help if you know how to fix this problem thanks
I have had several ball joint issues with this car but other than that its a good soild vehicle.
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