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2001 Mercury Sable Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

33 TrueDelta members own a 2001 Mercury Sable. 8 of these members (24.2%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 10 transmission and drivetrain repairs to 2001 Mercury Sables--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2001 Mercury Sable problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2001 Mercury Sable problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2001 Mercury Sable problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2001 Mercury Sable repairs by problem area

28% of the 2001 Mercury Sable repairs were to the engine, 11% to the transmission, 11% to the brakes, 28% to the suspension, 16% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 3% to the body and trim, and 3% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 93 repairs.

2001 Mercury Sable transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the 2001 Mercury Sable transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 9% cost less than $100, 36% between $100 and $499, 45% between $500 and $999, and 9% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 11 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2001 Mercury Sable Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2001 Mercury Sable

Engine not specified

Mercury Sable in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2012 78000    
79700 1300 replace transmission pan gasket, 
84000 1000 fuel pump,transmission gasket 

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2001 Mercury Sable 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Mercury Sable in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 22000    
52000 525 Passenger axle was leaking grease. RR axle and replaced rear drum brakes for maintenance. As well as a coolant and brake fluid flush. 
70000  
Mercury Sable in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 114000    
115000 0 Right front drive axle assembly; Right front axle seal; Left transaxle seal. Parts 889.05 / Labor 1168 
119500 2138 Ball Joint Assy; R/R Rt Frt Axle seal Rt Frt Drive Axle Assy Lft Transmission Axle Seal Replaced Serpentine Drive Belt 
174000  
Mercury Sable in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2008 63000    
72000 763 L/F axle seal leaking-replaced seal 
 
Mercury Sable in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2008 72000    
73000 100 Noticed transmissionwas leaking in Garage. Torque converter had "blown up" 
 

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2001 Mercury Sable 4dr Sedan

155-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Mercury Sable in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 132000    
151000 411 Axle broke. Towed car.  

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