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Mercury Milan repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (12%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (27%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (11%)

Other (7%)

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Mercury Milan transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (7%)

$100 - $499 (21%)

< $100 (61%)

Chart based on 28 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2011 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

84000 mi

US $300
Flush Trans fluid very dark color 

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2010 Mercury Milan

Engine not specified

42000 mi Transmission was 2 quarts low. Upon checking the repairman found that the seal where the drivers side CV joint attached to the transmission was defective. 

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2010 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

240-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

25500.0 mi Transmission serviced per Ford Customer Satisfaction Program 10B15 
33700 mi Transmission failure. Root cause was missing circlip, selling dealer performing TSB incorrectly, resulting in extensive damage to the transmission. A complete rebuild including new planetary gears was required. 

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2010 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic FWD

37000 mi Transmission programming updated under warranty to resolve hesitant shifting to Drive 
20000 mi from complete stop trans wouldn't engage for few seconds-when did engage made loud "clunk" & lunged; still feels like it slips; this time they replaced trans clutches and reprogrammed again 
23000 mi dealer installed black box for sporadic problem but would not leave on long enough for problem to occur (recurring transmission problem for which car has been in dealer @ least 9x already). occurrence happened within 5 days of removing box 
35000 mi Transmission issues never resolved. 
33000 mi Flaring during shifting into 3rd gear. Shifts better but continues to Flare when cold, after replacement of shift assembly.  
42000 mi Replaced the left axle 
71700 mi

US $100
rough shifting - updated programs in transmission 
18000 mi Transmission was experiencing a slightly rough 1-2 and 2-3 shift. Dealer re-flashed transmission computer. 
20500 mi TRANSMISSION PULLED AND OVERHAULED:with the following part #'s:9L8Z 7B164 B PLATE CLUTCH/9L8Z 7B164 C DRIVE PLATE/9L8Z 7B164 D PLATE ASY -DR/9L8Z 7B442 A DRIVEN PLATE/9L8Z 7B442 E DRIVEN PLATE/BL8Z 7A100 A CONTROL ASY/BL8Z 7L238 A SUPPORT -TRANrn9L8Z 
23000 mi Left front Axle Axle Shaft/CVJOINT replacement.rnAE5Z 3A427 E SHAFT 

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2010 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

156-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

50000 mi Wrench light would come on after a period of use, this occurred since car was almost new. Apparently PCM calibration was out of date and the system supposedly related to the transmission needed to be reprogrammed/reflashed. 

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2009 Mercury Milan

Engine not specified

50000 mi Fixed by trading in for new Fusion. 

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2008 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

78000 mi

US $1040
AW Drive split in half.. 
94000 mi

US $210
Experienced rough shifting between 3-4 (45mph) after driving for a while. Replaced transmission shift solenoids. 
127800 mi

US $705
Worn out CV Shaft on passenger side. 

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2007 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

104000 mi

US $20
Lucas oil added to tranmission sticky valve in transmission 

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2007 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

84000 mi

US $1695
Vibration of drive line due to failing bearings in the line 
120000 mi

US $600
Drive shaft on AWD failed 

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2007 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

164000 mi

US $1972
Transmission rebuilt. 
125000 mi

US $150
Bad passenger and driver side axle 

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2006 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

221-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

82000 mi When bought car there was an odd downshift in the transmission which I brought to their attention, they scanned the problem and determined that the transmission had to be replaced at the dealer's expense. 

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2006 Mercury Milan 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

77300 mi

US $150
Noticed dark trans fluid. To transmission shop for flush. Was told fluid was badly burnt. Recommended car be sold as transmission was going out. Replacement quote was nearly $4000. Upside down, so can't sell. 
113700 mi

US $78
bad turbine shaft speed sensor 
149300.0 mi shift mechanism and ignition interlock, broken part -replaced the part 
154000 mi

US $375
Replaced both Axles 

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