184 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Mercury Mountaineer. 23 of these members
(12.5%) have reported transmission repairs for their car.
A total of 35 transmission repairs to Mercury Mountaineers--an average of 0.2 per
vehicle--have been reported.
Transmission fluid leaking from vent tube. Dealer unable to find cause.
Replace transmission lines (dealer noticed leak while doing brakes), repair transmission cooler lines, transmission service including new fluid and filter, replace fuel filter.
Leaking transmission cooler lines.
Hard shifts, intermittent "check transmission" and "overdrive" lights. Dealer re-sleeved the servo bores.
Hard shifting, transmission light was on. Dealer replaced transmission main control valve.
Transmission light came on (recurring problem), accompanied by hard shifting. Dealer was unable to duplicate the problem, advised bringing the vehicle back next time light comes on, without turning vehicle off.
Replaced all bearings, seals, rear end housing, and ajdusted the ring gear and pinion. Grooved axle unnoticed in previous repair causing seal failure. The loss of lubricant caused the failure of wheel bearings. Required replacement of carrier bearings, wheel bearings, ring gear and pinion, and all seals.
Planetary gear came loose in the t/case and started to break links on the chain. I have pics send email, if wanted. Replaced with a used unit by the aftermarket warrantee company