6.1

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,000 miles

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2001 Mercury Cougar brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Mercury Cougar Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 142002

Cougar 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 13,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Hydraulic pump went out on my Cougar - I had no brakes whatsoever! luckily, this happened at night with no traffic, so I was able to stop the vehicle by downshifting and using the emergency brake. Had only had the car for a little over a year.

- Zanesville, OH, USA

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