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Mercury Mariner Problems

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Most Common 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.
If the transmission oil leaks out of left side half shaft area, it may be from a worn axle shaft seal.
The check engine light may come on due to failure of the Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) solenoids.
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Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Mercury Mariner years 2008, 2009, and 2005 are the most likely to experience problems.

2008 Mercury Mariner
2009 Mercury Mariner
2005 Mercury Mariner
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