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).
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.
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis QuestionsWhy would my oil light say on after oil change (1 answer)
random speeds timing!
starts up . runs smooth!
I bought a car from a dealer that had a check engine light on. He told me it was a misfier and cleared it, but now it came on and mechanics are telling me it's something else (catalytic converter). I'd like to check if he was telling me the truth.