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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis Owner Comments

problem #3

Sep 021999

(reported on)

Grand Marquis

  • miles


When the doors are opened there is no spring resistance. The dealer has been notified.

- Palos Heights, IL, USA

problem #2

Jul 101998

Grand Marquis

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Heard terrible buzzing and rattling sounds from dashboard and left door area. Also repairs were attempted to align left side door.

- Winslow, AZ, USA

problem #1

Mar 241998

Grand Marquis

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
During a rainstorm the door will hold water. Will drain out which could cause a short, and loss of power within electrical wiring that is also located within door assembly. Dealer has done water leak test numerous times and replaced keyboard actuator/rim panel, and drilled new drain holes, etc. Defect is still occurring.

- West Palm Beach, FL, USA

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