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2008 Mercury Mountaineer Problems

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Most Common 2008 Mercury Mountaineer Problems

A cosmetic crack may develop on the plastic liftgate trim panel. Our technicians tell us the Ford has released a service procedure to replace the applique without damage the the liftgate glass.
A failed heater blend door or actuator can cause the temperature control for the HVAC system to stop working. A clicking sound from the dash area would commonly indicate an actuator fault. If the h...
The Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L V8 model is known for engine overheating, even with normal use, and a coolant leak from the front of the manifold. This will often trigger the check engine light and lo...
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0 Known 2008 Mercury Mountaineer Brakes Problems

2 Known 2008 Mercury Mountaineer Drive Train Problems

Various problems with the 5-speed automatic transmission were common. These problems can be more common on the 2002 models with build dates before March, 2002. There are many service bulletins desc...

1 Known 2008 Mercury Mountaineer Electrical & Lights Problem

The Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L V8 model is known for engine overheating, even with normal use, and a coolant leak from the front of the manifold. This will often trigger the check engine light and lo...

3 Known 2008 Mercury Mountaineer Engine Problems

A rattling noise from the engine may indicate that the timing chain cassette is worn. Our technicians tell us that installing an updated cassette and timing chain tensioner should correct this conc...
Spark plugs in the Mercury Mountaineer can be very difficult to remove. Ford has issued a service bulletin (08-7-6) to address this issue, which includes a recommended procedure on how to remov...
The 4.6L V8 engine used in the Mercury Mountaineer from 2002-2010 is known for displaying the normal symptoms of a coolant leak, including overheating, especially when the vehicle is idling, the st...

0 Known 2008 Mercury Mountaineer Exhaust & Emissions Problems

1 Known 2008 Mercury Mountaineer Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

A failed heater blend door or actuator can cause the temperature control for the HVAC system to stop working. A clicking sound from the dash area would commonly indicate an actuator fault. If the h...

0 Known 2008 Mercury Mountaineer Maintenance Problems

3 Known 2008 Mercury Mountaineer Miscellaneous Problems

A cosmetic crack may develop on the plastic liftgate trim panel. Our technicians tell us the Ford has released a service procedure to replace the applique without damage the the liftgate glass.
The rear wiper may stop working. This could be due to a rear wiper motor that has failed requiring replacement.
The rear window wiper may not fully contact the rear window. To fix, replacement of both the wiper blade and wiper arm is necessary.

0 Known 2008 Mercury Mountaineer Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2008 Mercury Mountaineer Problems & Complaints

A cosmetic crack may develop on the plastic liftgate trim panel. Our technicians tell us the Ford has released a service procedure to replace the applique without damage the the liftgate glass.
Various problems with the 5-speed automatic transmission were common. These problems can be more common on the 2002 models with build dates before March, 2002. There are many service bulletins desc...
A failed heater blend door or actuator can cause the temperature control for the HVAC system to stop working. A clicking sound from the dash area would commonly indicate an actuator fault. If the h...
A rattling noise from the engine may indicate that the timing chain cassette is worn. Our technicians tell us that installing an updated cassette and timing chain tensioner should correct this conc...
The 4.6L V8 engine used in the Mercury Mountaineer from 2002-2010 is known for displaying the normal symptoms of a coolant leak, including overheating, especially when the vehicle is idling, the st...
The Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L V8 model is known for engine overheating, even with normal use, and a coolant leak from the front of the manifold. This will often trigger the check engine light and lo...
Spark plugs in the Mercury Mountaineer can be very difficult to remove. Ford has issued a service bulletin (08-7-6) to address this issue, which includes a recommended procedure on how to remov...
The rear wiper may stop working. This could be due to a rear wiper motor that has failed requiring replacement.
The rear window wiper may not fully contact the rear window. To fix, replacement of both the wiper blade and wiper arm is necessary.
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