2008 Mercury Mountaineer Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Mercury Mountaineer
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2008 Mercury Mountaineer ProblemsA Cosmetic Crack May Develop on the Liftgate
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.
2008 Mercury Mountaineer QuestionsDrivers power seat will move on its own while driving (2 answers)
drivers power seat will move to its exit position while driving my suv. It will go all the way back and makes it hard to control vechicle.
It comes up to temp fine , has plenty of antifreeze and hose is hot on both ends.
the other vents are fine, they blow COLD a/c
2008 Mercury Mountaineer RecallsOil Cooler Lines May Not Be Tight
A bolt securing the transmission oil cooler lines to the transmission may not have been sufficiently torqued during assembly. If the oil cooler lines separate from the transmission and transmission fluid contacts the catalytic converter, a fire could start. Dealers will inspect and tighten the transmission cooler line attachment. The recall began August 30, 2007. The Ford recall number is 07S56.