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Mercury Mountaineer repairs by problem area

Engine (24%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (15%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (28%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (4%)

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Mercury Mountaineer brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (63%)

< $100 (25%)

Chart based on 8 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2006 Mercury Mountaineer 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

134000 mi

US $27
Shifter relay malfunction. Would not release from park when the brake was depressed. 
96000 mi

US $400
Rear traction control sensor failed at the same time the brakes were replaced. 

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2005 Mercury Mountaineer 4dr SUV

210-horsepower 4.0L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

120000 mi

US $350
Pads and rotors all round  

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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4dr SUV

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed automatic AWD

210000 mi

US $400
ABS and AdvancTrac Lights on - Replaced both front hub assemblies. Also rotors and brake pads. Self performed in 4.5 hours. Not difficult. 
106300 mi

US $300
Parking brakes cables and pivots Rear brake caliper seized two weeks later. Replaced both rear calipers. 

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1999 Mercury Mountaineer

Engine not specified

180000 mi

US $25
Brake pedal switch failed, could not shift out of Park. $25 part at Autozone, less than 10 minutes to change in the driveway. 

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1999 Mercury Mountaineer 4-door

8-cylinder automatic AWD

82000 mi

US $500
Rotors and calipers replaced  

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Mercury Mountaineer Brake Problems

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