10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Mercury Mountaineer engine problems

engine problem

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1998 Mercury Mountaineer Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 012001

Mountaineer

  • miles

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

During normal operation of vehicle gas pedal will stick, allowing vehicle to accelerate without driver controlling the vehicle. Dealership has examined vehicle, and determined that accelerator cable was defective and must be replaced. Please provide any additional information / attachments.

- Douglastown, NY, USA

problem #1

Mar 312000

(reported on)

Mountaineer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving consumer lost control and ran into ditch. Driver tried to accelerate to get out of the ditch, and when stepped on gas pedal, vehicle suddenly accelerated, causing driver to crash into a low wall. Driver suffered chest/head, and neck injuries. Dealer has been contacted.

- Missouri City, TX, USA

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