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2002 Mercury Grand Marquis repairs by problem area

Engine (20%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (20%)

Brakes and Traction Control (40%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (0%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (20%)

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2002 Mercury Grand Marquis repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (67%)

< $100 (17%)

Chart based on 6 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Mercury Grand Marquis

Engine not specified

Mercury Grand Marquis in
- Aug 2013
Aug 2013

90000 mi

Timing chain tensioner arms worn down to the metal, shredded and destroyed, sent metalic flakes all over the engine. Replaced oil pump and all timing components. This is a very common problem on 4.6s, I'm surprised no one else reported!!! 

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2002 Mercury Grand Marquis 4dr Sedan

220-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Mercury Grand Marquis in Michigan, United States
- Sep 2011
Sep 2009

69000 mi

US $50
ABS sensor (rear drivers side) replaced 
Dec 2010

73000 mi

US $450
ABS/trac control pump replaced. 
Sep 2011

101200 mi

US $230
Steering idler arm, pitman arm and drag link replacement (significant amount of play and clunk at steering wheel). Rear diff cover leak, reseal diff cover. Transmission slips between 3-4 gear change, dropped pan to replace filter.  weak alternator. drained battery. 

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2002 Mercury Grand Marquis Repair Histories

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