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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
73,504 miles

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2002 Mercury Sable suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Mercury Sable Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #3

May 132006

Sable 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 40,106 miles


Rear passenger side coil spring broke and has damaged my new tire dealer said I would need to bring it in. Is not covered by warranty this needs investigated I read 2 other complaints of this occurring on 2002 Sable as with earlier years.

- Griffith, IN, USA

problem #2

Sep 282005

Sable 6-cyl

  • 85,000 miles
2002 Mercury Sable both front & both rear springs/ corroded & snapped. Front left tire punctured. No official recall for 2002. My father has a 2000 with same exact problem which was covered by recall my car needs rear struts/rear springs /sway bar links/front struts/& springs with link kits basically the whole front & rear suspension. Transmission failed a just over 80,000 miles.

- Dover , NH, USA

problem #1

May 302005

Sable 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles
The car had a noise in the rear sounded like a lose pipe was waiting to have the car look at. Some days later all of a sudden one day the spring must have moved and flattened the tire. Installed the spare tire and drove to the dealer turns out that both rear coil springs were broken.

- Freeport, NY, USA

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