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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,000 miles

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2004 Mercury Marauder body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2004 Mercury Marauder Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 012007

Marauder 8-cyl

  • 40,000 miles


Back in 2007 noticed small bumps in paint only on the roof, went to Ford dealer, they said no problem with the paint. Time went on, paint got worse, more bubbles and cracks, .in 2008 wrote to Ford about problem they said they had no complaints about roof paint. Now the entire roof is bumpy, cracked, with bare rusted metal showing. Cost to fix is $1000.

- Whitman, MA, USA

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