1997 Mercury Grand Marquis Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis
1997 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.
The EGR valve position (EVP) sensor can fail on this vehicle. The EVP sensor measures the EGR valve position and transmits the date to the engine control computer. If it fails, drivability and fuel economy can suffer, the Check Engine Light will commonly illuminate.
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis Questions
done fuel filter havnt done fuel pressure test yet will pressure test tomorrow just wondering if there is a COMMON PROB with this vehicle other then fuel pump
And is that the only thing to cause a bad squeaky noise when hitting a pot hole or speed bump.
Have 4 keys can not open any door or the trunk with any of the 4 keys.
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis Recalls
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis Reviews
my wife and I bought our Jade Green/tan leather Grand Marquis LS with 54,000 miles on it in about 2002. We now have close to 210,00 miles on it. Just about everything works on it and the trunk is clean as new. The only thing that has worn out is the driver's armrest. If I get time I can take the pin out that holds it in place and flip it over and you would not know there is a problem. The ...
lower ball joint broke soon after exiting the freeway,almost a wipout.
Have had my 1997 Grand Marquis for over 6 years....now has 220,000 miles on it..does not use oil, run great and averages 25-27 mpg on a trip with exception of mountains....then it will average about 23 mpg..does not like 87 octane and yes, the plastic manifold cracked and set me back $1100...and of course, Ford, would not repair it...seems it should have cracked 6 months earlier...after that, I...