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NHTSA — Visibility: Power Window Devices And Controls Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
800 miles

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2002 Mercury Cougar windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2002 Mercury Cougar Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 192003

Cougar 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 800 miles


Purchased vehicle January 2003. In March and may took car to dealership for driver side window leak. Seal replaced both times. In July took vehicle to dealership for window leaks to both driver and passenger sides. They replaced both seal trim piece, retainer assy. Side rails and sealed with silicone. Car is still leaking on both sides.

- Monroe, OH, USA

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