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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis repairs by problem area

Engine (60%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (28%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (4%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (67%)

< $100 (17%)

Chart based on 6 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2004 Mercury Grand Marquis 4dr Sedan

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

80000 mi

US $800
The infamous lighting module. 
83700 mi

US $400
Fuel pump went. 
104000 mi

US $268
Had both rear shocks replaced. 
118000 mi

US $255
Replaced starter. 
92000 mi

US $900
replaced engine control module 
93300 mi

US $800
Air conditioner compressor replaced new heater core 
97000 mi

US $2300
transmission failure - had a rebuilt tranny installed 
99300 mi power window stopped working cruise control stopped working 
107000 mi

US $222
ball joint replaced 
109700 mi

US $244
replaced power steering pump 
114000 mi

US $1900
could not re-fuel car easily as all attempts resulted in fuel pump shutting off every 5 seconds. needed new fuel tank and wiring harness. waited for shop to locate parts. 
115000 mi

US $472
AC was cycling on at random and causing hard starting and long cranking and idle and engine surges. Replaced A/C switch. needed new heater core. Heat only gave fumes. 
33000 mi

US $740
Fuse kept blowing. Needed compressor. 
36000 mi

US $215
Driver's side electric window regulator was replaced. 
39000 mi

US $220
Power steering pressure switch broken and leaking, needed replacement. 
82000 mi

US $100
Rear air suspension malfunctioned. Rear of car was sagging tremendously. Replaced rear air springs with conventional coil springs. 

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2004 Mercury Grand Marquis 4dr Sedan

224-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

205000 mi

US $372
car would steer erratically when on rough roads. rear suspension arms on both sides, upper and lower were wore out. replaced them in a few min. car steers great now. rear tires were moving forward and or backward depending on the gear.D-R engine began missing. OBD-II said #5 missing at start up.nd first 1000 RPM. replaced coil packs and injectors.plastic intake replaced.fuel filter replaced. water pump as well. still missed and shuddered while driving. worse in OVER DRIVE. 
261000 mi Transmission locked up at high speed and coused the engine to throw a rod through the block. 
204000 mi

US $500
*d Trany went out and was replaced then after 5000 miles trany went out coursing the engine to go out as well at high speed. 
37000 mi

US $350
Leaking rear shock absorber. Replaced both rear shocks. 
51700 mi

US $150
Volt meter started fluctuating. Went to car parts store, had battery and alternator tested. Battery had a bad cell. Replaced battery. 

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2003 Mercury Grand Marquis 4dr Sedan

224-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

188700 mi

US $235
lower ball joint (1), align. turn 2 rotors 
196000 mi

US $15
a couple of isolated incidents indicating the thermostat stuck closed. Replaced thermostat. 
96000 mi

US $1275
replace intake manifold 
98700 mi

US $477
replace lower steering shaft 
72000 mi

US $500
Very noisy and often running rear suspension air pump. It was broken & needed to be replaced. 
91500 mi

US $400
Replace air bags 
110000 mi

US $200
Replace defective coil pack on one cylinder 
112000 mi

US $400
Replace ram air sensor 
115000 mi

US $500
Intake manifold, coil pack 
70000 mi

US $322
After tire rotation during service car swerved badly at expressway speed. Goodyear tires were found to be different sizes and put back as originally placed. Steering shaft also replaced because the universal joint was stiff from rust and dirt. 
81000 mi

US $124
Check Engine light came on. Engine running fine. Water temperature showed cooler than normal. Thermostat replaced. While under repair, coolant flush and coolant replaced. 
88300 mi

US $651
The car started blowing very hot air with AC on. I had to turn it off. The blend door motor had to be replaced. It required removing and replacing instrument panel. 
88700 mi

US $560
Taking the car home after previous repair, the airbag light stayed on. I returned to the dealer and found that it was a module behind the instrument panel that had failed. Part had to ordered. Instrument panel removed and replaced again. 

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2003 Mercury Grand Marquis 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

73000 mi Annoying squeak in front suspension. 

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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis 4dr Sedan

220-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

26300 mi

US $450
Seals worn and leaking on oil filled rear shock absorbers. Replace both left and right side shocks. Towed because a lot of fluid on driveway and unsure what it was. In retrospect could have driven it to the dealer. 
30700 mi

US $100
Lock actuator broke from the rivet in the door. Purchased new lock actuator, had it installed and the shop re did the rivet. 

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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis

Engine not specified

201000 mi

US $450
Idler arm and pitman arm had to be replaced 
66000 mi front wheel bearing hubs 
76000 mi

US $20
misfiring and stuttering while driving. replaced spark plugs, didn't help. Ordered TOSP coils from Amazon for $45. 
78000 mi

US $45
replaced top of spark plug coils, all is fine now. 

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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis 4dr Sedan

215-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

152000 mi

US $100
Heater core leaking, had to remove dash and replace inexpensive part. Labor was insane, glad to have a friend to help. 
158000 mi

US $35
Replaced worn rear shock absorbers. 
164300 mi

US $400
Ball joint and leaking shock absorber. Replaced front left ball joint and front shocks. Also required alignment. Discovered defective tire too! 
168000 mi

US $450
Front shock absorbers were both leaking heavily. These were replaced in 09/2013 and 10/2012 previously. No, I don't offroad my Marquis. It just eats shocks for some reason. The shift indicator cable broke. When shifting into Park, it suddenly was reading Rark. And Neverse, Deutral and 2rive. After a week, the cable fully broke so it showed "1" all the time. I know my car is #1 all the time! 
172000 mi

US $350
Spongy brake pedal, master cylinder failing. 

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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

87000 mi

US $107
Belt tensioner pulley failing; was replaced. 
94000 mi

US $200
Brake pedal fade. Master cylinder replaced. 
124000 mi

US $900
Upper and lower ball joints replaced. Oil gauge showing no oil pressure. Oil pressure sensor/switch replaced. 
143000 mi Transmission failure. Estimate to replace was 3000 dollars. Not repaired to date due to age and value of car. 
139000 mi

US $400
Broken control arm, replaced. 

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1999 Mercury Grand Marquis

Engine not specified

62000 mi

US $1200
4 tie rod ends and 4 tires 
62000 mi

US $1200
*d replaced all 4 tie rod ends, aligned and purchased 4 tires 
67000 mi

US $293
loose pulley and worn belt 
64000 mi

US $1800
Loose steering and clunk 
160700 mi

US $800
Car driven hard in town by wife. Had 156k miles. Some suspension components needed replacement. Overall, a very reliable and durable automobile. 

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