1997 Mercury Grand Marquis Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis
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1997 Mercury Grand Marquis ProblemsMalfunctioning Headlights
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.
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.
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis QuestionsWen i m driving my car star shaking end then i have to release the gas pedal (1 answer)
They say maybe oil filters in tha transmission
random speeds timing!
starts up . runs smooth!