2001 Mercury Grand Marquis Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis
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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis ProblemsTransmission Problems Common Due to Front Pump Failure
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 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.
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis QuestionsWhat would make my ignition key hot to touch once removed from ignition (1 answer)
I drove my car a few blocks from home and when I stopped and removed my ignition key it was very hot to hold/touch?
I'm check battery leads one of the positive leads is corroding