NHTSA — Power Train: Automatic Transmission: Park/Neutral Start Switch Problems

10.0

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

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1998 Mercury Mountaineer transmission problems

transmission problem

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1998 Mercury Mountaineer Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 132001

Mountaineer

  • miles

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

After taking the key out of the ignition, vehicle jumped out of park and started rolling backwards 30' (feet) before impacting a tree. One person injured: Pelvis fracture/dislocated leg, and lacerated liver. No cause for this problem has been determined. Please provide any additional information / attachments.

- Roselyn Harbor, NY, USA

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