Mercury Mariner Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercury Mariner
- My check engine light comes on and off. The car runs fine.
- When the car is running and I brake the inside light goes on and when I push gas
- Changing alternator
- Check engine light on, just started states check emissions system.
- My check emission light is on & by my radio it says Passenger side airbag is off
Mercury Mariner Problems
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.
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.
The transmission oil cooler may develop a leak, which will require replacement to repair.
Mercury Mariner Questions
I just purchased a Mercury 2006 Mariner SUV not even a week ago. Just yesterday in driving home the check engine light comes on and system states check emissions system. What does this mean? The was purchased ASIS so can't go back to the dealer to get any help. The car came with no owners...
I was driving down the highway and the battery light came up. i restarted my car and it went off and i drove again and it went back on. Why does it keep going on and off. I drove home and it stayed on.
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. ...
Mercury Mariner Recalls
Inadequate head protection may be an issue at the left a-pillar (windshield) trim area. In the event of a crash, personal injury to vehicle occupants may occur. Dealers will make modifications to the energy absorbing material located above the headliner in the affected area. This recall is scheduled to begin on May 19, 2006. The Ford recall number is 06C12.
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.
Mercury Mariner Reviews
Bought my 2007 Mercury Mariner LX V6 4WD, used in 2009, with 24,000 miles. For the first year, I believed I had made a good purchase, however having to replace brakes (pads and rotors turned) at 30,000 miles. I didn't give this a second thought as the brakes may have never before been serviced. Then at 37,000 miles I had to replace them again. At 44,000 I had to replace the rotors, as well....
DON'T BUY THIS CAR
I have about 140,000 miles on my car. This has been a great investment. The only problem I am having now are; the oxgyen sensors are bad. I am having a hard time trying to replace it. This has been an excellent buy. I am very happy I purchased this car.