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1997 Mercury Tracer Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Mercury Tracer

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 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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1997 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 ...
Turns over, i have spark and fuel new timing belt double checked timing.
Runs fine otherwise.
the fan doesn't come on at all but car hasn't gotten hot
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE INTEGRATED AIR BAG MONITOR (IABM) CAN BE CONTAMINATED WITH WAT...
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
March 08, 2013
1997 Mercury Tracer
Bought this car in 2012 with over 200K miles. while it does run well, many parts even after repaired still break. For instance the exause was broken and even after having broken parts replaced two ...
May 26, 2010
1997 Mercury Tracer
This was my first vehicle, i purchased it with about 30,000 miles on it back in 2000. I have to say this vehicle was by far the most reliable, great gas mileage and very minor problems for these pa...