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Mercury Milan Transmission Problems

161 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Mercury Milan. 17 of these members (10.6%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 23 transmission repairs to Mercury Milans--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of Mercury Milan repairs by problem area

Chart based on 212 repairs.

Mercury Milan transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 13 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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2010 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic FWD

18000 mi   Transmission was experiencing a slightly rough 1-2 and 2-3 shift. Dealer re-flashed transmission computer. 
20500   TRANSMISSION PULLED AND OVERHAULED:with the following part #'s:9L8Z 7B164 B PLATE CLUTCH/9L8Z 7B164 C DRIVE PLATE/9L8Z 7B164 D PLATE ASY -DR/9L8Z 7B442 A DRIVEN PLATE/9L8Z 7B442 E DRIVEN PLATE/BL8Z 7A100 A CONTROL ASY/BL8Z 7L238 A SUPPORT -TRANrn9L8Z 
23000   Left front Axle Axle Shaft/CVJOINT replacement.rnAE5Z 3A427 E SHAFT 
20000   from complete stop trans wouldn't engage for few seconds-when did engage made loud "clunk" & lunged; still feels like it slips; this time they replaced trans clutches and reprogrammed again 
23000   dealer installed black box for sporadic problem but would not leave on long enough for problem to occur (recurring transmission problem for which car has been in dealer @ least 9x already). occurrence happened within 5 days of removing box 
36000   Transmission issues never resolved. 
33000   Flaring during shifting into 3rd gear. Shifts better but continues to Flare when cold, after replacement of shift assembly.  
42000   Replaced the left axle 
74000 US $100 rough shifting - updated programs in transmission 

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2009 Mercury Milan

Engine not specified

61000 mi   Fixed by trading in for new Fusion. 

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2008 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

95000 mi US $210 Experienced rough shifting between 3-4 (45mph) after driving for a while. Replaced transmission shift solenoids. 

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2007 Mercury Milan

Engine not specified

78000 mi US $1040 AW Drive split in half.. 

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2007 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

104000 mi US $20 Lucas oil added to tranmission sticky valve in transmission 

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2007 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

164000 mi US $1972 Transmission rebuilt. 

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2006 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

82000 mi   When bought car there was an odd downshift in the transmission which I brought to their attention, they scanned the problem and determined that the transmission had to be replaced at the dealer's expense. 

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2006 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

78500 mi US $150 Noticed dark trans fluid. To transmission shop for flush. Was told fluid was badly burnt. Recommended car be sold as transmission was going out. Replacement quote was nearly $4000. Upside down, so can't sell. 

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