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Mercury Grand Marquis Problems

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Most Common Mercury Grand Marquis Problems

The 1996-2001 Mercury Grand Marquis with a 100% plastic intake manifold  is known for engine overheating, even with normal use, and a coolant leak from the front of the manifold.
A spring in the seat belt buckle may wear or fail, causing the airbag light on the instrument panel to illuminate.
Transmission problems are common in this model, often as a result of a failed front pump.
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Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Mercury Grand Marquis years 2005, 2003, and 2004 are the most likely to experience problems.

2005 Mercury Grand Marquis
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis
2004 Mercury Grand Marquis
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