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Mercury Mountaineer repairs by problem area

Chart based on 216 repairs.

Mercury Mountaineer suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 43 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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2005 Mercury Mountaineer 4dr SUV

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic AWD

86000 mi

US $350
inner hub bearing replaced. Driver's/Front 
90800 mi Replaced inner tie rod. Passenger side. 
110000 mi

US $70
Upper & lower ball joints changed. Drivers side. 
49000 mi

US $120
Squeak under drivers side. Turned out to be bushings. Replaced, and car runs fine. 

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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4dr SUV

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic AWD

111000 mi Rear wheel bearings reamed out for the fourth time.  
74000 mi

US $810
Both front wheel hubs needed to be replaced due to a loud gear whinning noise coming from the front of the vehicle 
115000 mi

US $800
Upper & Lower Balls Joints, Sway Bar bushings, Sway Bar end links 
123000 mi

US $275
Sway bar bushings & end link bushings replaced 

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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

100000 mi

US $600
REAR WHEEL BEARING 
119000 mi

US $500
wheel bearing failure 

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2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

78000 mi

US $1400
Front wheel bearings. 
97000 mi

US $2300
new front end. new rear wheel bearing, new front rotors and pads 

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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4dr SUV

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic AWD

96000 mi

US $1200
Rear wheels hub bearings. Emergency brake shoes installed at the same time. 
118000 mi

US $900
shift lever disconnected from steering column 

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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

140000 mi Crunching sound when turns front wheels 
178000 mi

US $300
Coil broke. 2 in front were replaced 

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2001 Mercury Mountaineer

Engine not specified

139000 mi

US $300
Upper and lower front ball joints had excessive play. LH lower ball joint damaged making excessive noise. 

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Mercury Mountaineer Suspension Problems

186 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Mercury Mountaineer. 36 of these members (19.4%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 59 suspension repairs to Mercury Mountaineers--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Mercury Mountaineer problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.