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10.0

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

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2004 Mercury Mountaineer electrical problems

electrical problem

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2004 Mercury Mountaineer Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 092005

Mountaineer

  • miles

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

Ignition key would not turn when we attempted to start 2004 Mercury Mountaineer. As a result, we could not start car. We had not noticed any previous problems with the ignition. Car had to be towed to dealer. Dealer drilled out ignition cylinder and built and installed new cylinder, which appeared to fix problem.

- Port Tobacco, MD, USA

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