2.1

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
74,000 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2005 Mercury Mountaineer transmission problems

transmission problem

Find something helpful? Spread the word.
Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 2005 Mercury Mountaineer:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

2005 Mercury Mountaineer Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 132007

Mountaineer 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 74,000 miles

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

Minimal events lead up to transmission failure. Odd shifting when accelerating occurred the day of the failure and possibly several times overt the tow years, but very infrequently. Failure occurred at 74,000 miles of primarily highway driving with perhaps two reverses a day resulting at most 2,000 reverses for the life of the car. The same day as shifting problems occurred several times on the way home reverse gear would not engage and after several attempts would stay in gear for only a few seconds before going back into neutral. Never would go into reverse again. Failure required replacement of the solenoid shifters and valve bodies. This is the same failure that was a cause for a recall of several previous year's, including 2004.

- Benson, AZ, USA

Not what you are looking for?