Mercury Grand Marquis Problems

Steering Gear May Fail on Mercury Grand Marquis

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The steering gear may have an internal problem that makes turning to one side difficult; it may need to be replaced. A wheel alignment is needed after the steering gear is replaced.

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Mercury Grand Marquis Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 143,250 (15,000–300,000)
4 model years affected: 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002
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None found but car wanders on highway at speeds above 50 mph . IN wind it is almost undriveable . 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis . Have read many with same complaints suggest rear stabilizer and check idle arm bushing should be 50 lbs of torque or less and not binding .
Same problem just changed pitman arm and gearbox still floats. Just found broken stabilizer end link broke I think it's the problem