2008 Mercury Mariner Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Mercury Mariner
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2008 Mercury Mariner Problems
Looseness in the steering shaft and steering shaft coupling U-joint can cause a knocking / popping noise from the steering column when turning. The steering shaft and coupling U-joint will need to be replaced.
If the transmission oil leaks out of left side half shaft area, it may be from a worn axle shaft seal. The seal can be damaged by a poor surface finish on the axle shaft. The axle shaft and seal should be replaced to correct the problem.
The transmission oil cooler may develop a leak, which will require replacement to repair.
2008 Mercury Mariner Questions
My key was bent and would only start the vehicle if it was inserted into the ignition with the bent part facing up. I drove the vehicle like this for the last couple of years with now problems, except that no one else could seem to get it to start, but me. Recently, the vehicle would sporadical...
My starter and alternater have been checked also have a new battery its done this before first time i got a new battery n it just started second time i jump started it third time just left it alone a few days then it started up....so what could it be
2008 Mercury Mariner Recalls
For a vehicle that has had a remanufactured Ford automatic transmission installed, the shift lever bolt may be loose, allowing disengagement of the shift lever from the transmission. Dealers will inspect the transmission and either tighten the shift lever bolt or replace the shift lever assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.
The coolant pump for the hybrid system may fail, resulting in the hybrid system shutting down, and the vehicle losing power. Dealers will inspect and replace the original motor electronics coolant pump free of charge to correct the concern.
Due to a software issue that affects operation of the torque sensor, the electric power steering may stop functioning. This would make it difficult to steer the vehicle. Dealers will reprogram the power steering control module and instrument cluster module free of charge to resolve the concern. Dealers will also replace affected electric steering components as necessary upon inspection free of charge.
2008 Mercury Mariner Reviews
I have had my car for 3 years and I have not had any major problems at all.
Mercury Mariners Have Brake issues, there are over 225 people reporting that Mercury Mariners 2008 have had to replace brakes and rotors after just 18,000 miles on a brand new purchase. ford will not admit to the issue even thought there are several documented cases.
2008 Mercury Mariner - I have had my car for 6 years, over 108,000 miles and have never had a single problem with it. It still rides great. I have never had to have the breaks replaced, not even the battery. Nothing leaks and the Sewell Ford dealership in Odessa, TX has the best service of any dealership I have ever used. They are the very best.