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NHTSA — Electrical System: Wiring: Interior/Under Dash Problems


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

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2003 Mercury Sable electrical problems

electrical problem

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2003 Mercury Sable Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 102005

Sable 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Contact stated the instrument panel would light up and the radio would go out, and the vehicle would shut off. She put the vehicle in park and was able to restart it. She contacted the mechanic, who replaced the two sensors on the vehicle. The mechanic stated the vehicle thinks it is being stolen. The vehicle is still having the same problem.

- Cinnatti , OH, USA

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