Report: Cylinder head replaced due to crack between valves
Mercury Tracer Problem
Engine Affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder
Average Mileage: 105,000 mi (67,000 mi - 143,000 mi)
A cylinder head replacement could be needed if the vehicle overheats and causes the cylinder head to crack between the valves.
Visitor, 1997 Mercury Tracer, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, 67,000 mi
My thermostat physically broke and blocked the flow of water to the radiator which caused head to overheat.