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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
45,563 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis electrical problems

electrical problem

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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis Owner Comments

problem #7

Dec 242015

Grand Marquis

  • 97,000 miles

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

1 passenger seat belt not functioning properly 2 speed control not working 3 passenger side headlight not working in low beam only high beam

- Ridgewood, NY, USA

problem #6

Jun 162013

Grand Marquis 8-cyl

  • 54,400 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis. The contact stated that while driving approximately 70 mph, the vehicle stalled. The contact was able to restart the vehicle several minutes later. The failure recurred three different times while driving at various speeds. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 54,400.

- Garland, TX, USA

problem #5

Apr 042010

Grand Marquis

  • 72,440 miles
While driving at night, my lights turned off by themselves on a dark rural road. If I hadn't jammed on the brakes, I would have eaten the railing or worse. Turns out the (lcm) lighting control module, is defective. When I looked it up online, it seems that many cars are having this issue, even my local police department. This is a big safety issue and needs to be addressed immediately. The dealer wanted to charge $578 plus 2 hours labor for a part that goes under the dash.

- Durham, NC, USA

problem #4

Oct 032008

Grand Marquis

  • 95,100 miles

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

2001 Mercury Grand Marquis. Frequently a plume of smoke comes out the left side of the steering post. There is also a burning odor. It only lasts for a second. There is no equipment failure so far. I have taken the car to two different Ford dealers and they tell me this is not uncommon, don"T worry about it. I have written to Ford Corp. And they tell me nothing but take it to a Ford service dept. I am in fear of a major fire while I am driving. Where do I go from here? thank you.

- Grove City, PA, USA

problem #3

Jul 202007

Grand Marquis 8-cyl

  • miles
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis check engine light illuminated. Consumer states that the vehicle has been worked on, on two separate occasions to repair this problem but the problem still persists. The consumer believed there is an inherent electrical problem with the vehicle.

- Yardley, PA, USA

problem #2

Jan 202005

Grand Marquis 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2001 Grand Marquis, the adjustable pedal is not traveling more then one inch insread of three inches (nowseveral times I was missing the brake pedal since I am unable to lower it.

- Newlenox, IL, USA

problem #1

Jun 162003

Grand Marquis 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Turning signal started to flashing really fast, took vehicle to dealer and repaired under warranty. Now out of warranty and happening intermittently again.

- The Woodlands, TX, USA

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