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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Mercury Mountaineer

2006 Mercury Mountaineer Problems

A cosmetic crack may develop on the plastic liftgate trim panel. Our technicians tell us the Ford has released a service procedure to replace the applique without damage the the liftgate glass.

A failed heater blend door or actuator can cause the temperature control for the HVAC system to stop working. A clicking sound from the dash area would commonly indicate an actuator fault. If the heater gets stuck on the hottest setting, the heater blend door may be broken requiring replacement of the heater box to repair the issue.

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.

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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Recalls

Ford recalls 2006 E150, E250, E350 Escape, Expedition, F150, Ranger, Taurus, Lincoln Navigator, Mercury Mariner, and Mercury Mountaineer due to a possible lack of lubricant on the wiper motor output shaft gear. Eventually, loss of wiper function will result. Dealers will grease the wiper motor gears as necessary.

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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Reviews

well it was good when we brought it new but now we had to replace rotors cracked cooling system now the drive train is acting up and the dealer wants 500 dollars to drop the pan and another $500 to change the transmission fluid,they wanted $498 to change the brakes and roters and so I did it my self for $160 with a friend and utube This SUV sucks when it hits over 100,000 miles it starts making...

I had purchased a 2006 Merc Mount. Premeir v-8 in 2008 as a off lease veh. still under factory warranty from an authorized Linc. Merc.dealership. I also purchased the Premeir warranty to 60,000 mi. This month I had to bring the truck into the dealership for MISFIRE ISSUES.. Engine warning light flashing at high speed 70 mph. The dealership advised me that the coils were good but at 45,000 mi. ...

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