2010 Mercury Mariner Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Mercury Mariner

2010 Mercury Mariner Problems

Knock/Pop Noise from the Steering Column when Turning

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.

Transmission Oil Leaks from Left Side Half Shaft Area

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.

Check Engine Light Illumination

The check engine light may come on due to failure of the Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) solenoids. The VCT solenoids will need to be replaced if they are the reason the check engine light came on.

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2010 Mercury Mariner Questions

why do the steering shakes when im at a stop (2 answers)

When i turn my defroster on it only blows out of front vents, not windshield (1 answer)

My check engine light comes on and off. The car runs fine. (2 answers)

When I go to my local Auto Zone, they put the hand held diagnostic device on the car and it says, "check emissions, fuel system. I have that "no gas cap" fuel filler pipe. Is there a fix for this problem? Having the check engine light go on and off is really a pain in the ass. ...

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2010 Mercury Mariner Recalls

Power Steering Assist Loss

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.

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2010 Mercury Mariner Reviews

When I purchased the vechicle, I was told the everything was 100% in good working condition. The vechicle only had 32,000 miles on it. 2 days after I purchased the Mariner, I tried the front defrost switch and there was no heat whatsoever. I called the dealer and they said that they didn't know if the heater problem was covered in the warranty. I checked the heater hoses at the fire wall and b...
8 months in and so far so good. easy ride. cargo space is a bit smaller than expected. wierd fold down seating.

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