2005 Mercury Mariner Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Mercury Mariner

2005 Mercury Mariner Problems

The transmission oil cooler may develop a leak, which will require replacement to repair.

A defective power steering return line can cause a knocking noise when turning or going over bumps, especially when the engine has reached normal operating temperature. The power steering return line should be replaced.

A whining from the front while driving may be caused by the front axle shafts. This would be felt between 20 and 45 MPH, and the half shafts can be replaced with revised dampened axles.

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2005 Mercury Mariner Questions

The info window shows the right rear door is ajar when it is not. The yellow seatbelt light on the dash is also randomly appearing. Yesterday, the alarm activated while my wife was driving down the interstate even.

Need a new door for my wet trunk which was damaged by water (long story). Is a dealership my only bet? Does anyone know of an online parts company they can refer me to? Thank you!!

The emission light has been on for a while, then one day, was at highway speed, slowed to 35 mph an would not go faster.

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2005 Mercury Mariner Recalls

Inadequate head protection may be an issue at the left a-pillar (windshield) trim area. In the event of a crash, personal injury to vehicle occupants may occur. Dealers will make modifications to the energy absorbing material located above the headliner in the affected area. This recall is scheduled to begin on May 19, 2006. The Ford recall number is 06C12.

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2005 Mercury Mariner Reviews

I have about 140,000 miles on my car. This has been a great investment. The only problem I am having now are; the oxgyen sensors are bad. I am having a hard time trying to replace it. This has been an excellent buy. I am very happy I purchased this car.

2005 Mercury Mariner Premier AWD. My wife's vehicle that she has driven everyday religiously since we drove it new off the dealers show room is now at 218,000 miles. My wife droves from south Jersey to North Jersey or into New York city almost everyday for work. 750 mi - 1k miles per week average. This has been a great vehicle. I do all the regular maintence. Usually I use full synthetic or syn...

DON'T BUY THIS CAR

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