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Mercury Mountaineer Suspension Problems

181 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Mercury Mountaineer. 30 of these members (16.6%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 49 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.

Percentage of Mercury Mountaineer repairs by problem area

Chart based on 178 repairs.

Mercury Mountaineer suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 41 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   Replaced inner tie rod. Passenger side. 
110000   Upper & lower ball joints changed. Drivers side. 
49000 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 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   Upper & Lower Balls Joints, Sway Bar bushings, Sway Bar end links 
123000   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   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   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 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 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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