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1998 Mercury Tracer Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Mercury Tracer

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 Mercury Tracer is between $262 and $320 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1998 Mercury Tracer
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$291
Annual Repair Cost
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A cylinder head replacement could be needed if the vehicle overheats and causes the cylinder head to crack between the valves.
An external Engine oil leak may develop from the distributor O-ring seal. A new O-ring seal will be needed to correct this leak.
Failure to change the power steering fluid can cause the fluid to become gray with metal particles. The contaminated fluid can damage the power steering pump resulting in a growling noise when the ...
Overall (4 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
December 25, 2014
1998 Mercury Tracer
I use this as my work car I did couple things repair on my Tracer but overall its a good car. Gets 33 mpg and 18 around city very reliable running engine. What recently happened started having tran...
July 27, 2011
1998 Mercury Tracer
I LOVE my Tracer! Bought in 11/2000 with about 45K miles. Currently has 209K miles (as of 7/2011) & still runs very well! Have had to do very little non-routine maintenance. I get average of 32...
July 12, 2011
1998 Mercury Tracer
Fun little car mine is actually good in snow up in NY only drawback would be brakes and stiff seats. Happily recommend this car tho gettin 25/34 mpg to and from work. Cruising along at 127k miles w...