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6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
$0.00
Average Mileage:
86,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replaced the actuator (1 reports)
2002 Mercury Mountaineer windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2002 Mercury Mountaineer Owner Comments

problem #1

May 162007

Mountaineer LL 4.6L Efi V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 86,000 miles

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

I've had to replace 3 of 4 window actuators. 1st was the front passenger, then 1 - 1-1/2 yrs later the rear driver side and at approx 115K miles the front driver's side!! had to be replaced. Each time I could hear a 'cable' breaking sound. I could manipulate the window up and down so not toooooooo bad. But the driver's window was a real pain in the butt at the bank, the drive-thru pharmacy and the dry cleaners. Uggghhh!!!

Update from Oct 2, 2012: Only the 1st time was covered under warranty... The 2nd and 3rd cost me $225 each to repair!

- , Baton Rouge, LA, USA

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