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Mercury Mountaineer Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer Mercury Mountaineer problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Mercury Mountaineer repairs by problem area

19% of the Mercury Mountaineer repairs were to the engine, 16% to the transmission, 6% to the brakes, 28% to the suspension, 23% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 6% to the body and trim, and 2% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 160 repairs.

Mercury Mountaineer transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the Mercury Mountaineer transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 4% cost less than $100, 26% between $100 and $499, 26% between $500 and $999, 26% between $1000 and $2499, and 17% more than $2500.

Chart based on 23 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Mercury Mountaineer 4dr SUV

292-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed automatic AWD

Mercury Mountaineer in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2007 23000    
24000 0 Had TSB 07-23-2 6R60 performed on my vehicle. While it did eliminate the bump stop when down shifting. the slippage while moving forward was not completely eliminated although it is much improved. 
33000 0 Replaced transmission shifter assembly. 
99000  

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2005 Mercury Mountaineer 4dr SUV

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic AWD

Mercury Mountaineer in Alaska, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 44000    
46000 0 Transmission fluid leaking from vent tube. Dealer unable to find cause. 
51300 0 Replace transmission lines (dealer noticed leak while doing brakes), repair transmission cooler lines, transmission service including new fluid and filter, replace fuel filter. 
55000 409 Leaking transmission cooler lines. 
56000 2520 Hard shifts, intermittent "check transmission" and "overdrive" lights. Dealer re-sleeved the servo bores. 
58000 350 Hard shifting, transmission light was on. Dealer replaced transmission main control valve. 
59000 0 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. 
66000  

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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4dr SUV

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic AWD

Mercury Mountaineer in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 107000    
111000 703 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. 
 
Mercury Mountaineer in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 105000    
107000 350 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 
 
Mercury Mountaineer in Rhode Island, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 70000    
73000 0 Pinion seal leaking and rear axle seal leaking 
167000  

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2002 Mercury Mountaineer

Engine not specified

Mercury Mountaineer in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 110000    
110000 2400 Transmission was rebuilt 
 

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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4dr SUV

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic AWD

Mercury Mountaineer in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 80000    
96000 1200 Rear differential pinion bearings. 
120000  

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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Mercury Mountaineer in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 72000    
73000 2700 automatic transmission failed. 
 
Mercury Mountaineer in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
270 Left front axle. 
123000 3800 Transmission replaced along w/trans cooler -  
 
Mercury Mountaineer in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 111000    
120000 1700 Transmission failure. 
150000 950 Wheels won't turn separately 
185000  

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