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2006 Mercury Mariner Problems

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Most Common 2006 Mercury Mariner Problems

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 ...
The check engine light may come on due to failure of the Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) solenoids. The VCT solenoids will need to be replaced if they are the reason the check engine light came on.
The transmission oil cooler may develop a leak, which will require replacement to repair.
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0 Known 2006 Mercury Mariner Brakes Problems

2 Known 2006 Mercury Mariner Drive Train Problems

The transmission oil cooler may develop a leak, which will require replacement to repair.
A whining from the front while driving may be caused by the front axle shafts. This would be felt between 20 and 45 MPH, and the half shafts can be replaced with revised dampened axles.

0 Known 2006 Mercury Mariner Electrical & Lights Problems

2 Known 2006 Mercury Mariner Engine Problems

The check engine light may come on due to failure of the Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) solenoids. The VCT solenoids will need to be replaced if they are the reason the check engine light came on.
Coolant may start leaking from the coolant reservoir bottle. The coolant reservoir should be replaced.

0 Known 2006 Mercury Mariner Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 2006 Mercury Mariner Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2006 Mercury Mariner Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2006 Mercury Mariner Miscellaneous Problems

3 Known 2006 Mercury Mariner Suspension & Steering Problems

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 ...
A defective power steering return line can cause a knocking noise when turning or going over bumps, especially when the engine has reached normal operating temperature. The power steering return li...
Shock bushing failure in the rear can allow the shock absorber to contact the body and cause a squeaking noise over bumps in the rear. The faulty rear shock absorber bushings should be replaced.

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Known 2006 Mercury Mariner Problems & Complaints

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 ...
A whining from the front while driving may be caused by the front axle shafts. This would be felt between 20 and 45 MPH, and the half shafts can be replaced with revised dampened axles.
The check engine light may come on due to failure of the Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) solenoids. The VCT solenoids will need to be replaced if they are the reason the check engine light came on.
The transmission oil cooler may develop a leak, which will require replacement to repair.
Coolant may start leaking from the coolant reservoir bottle. The coolant reservoir should be replaced.
A defective power steering return line can cause a knocking noise when turning or going over bumps, especially when the engine has reached normal operating temperature. The power steering return li...
Shock bushing failure in the rear can allow the shock absorber to contact the body and cause a squeaking noise over bumps in the rear. The faulty rear shock absorber bushings should be replaced.
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