3.4

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
39,000 miles

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2003 Mercury Sable Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 092009

Sable 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 39,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2003 Mercury Sable. The contact stated that the cruise control failed to function properly. A mechanic confirmed that the plastic cruise mechanism failed and caused the vehicle to accelerate up to 70 mph. The mechanic replaced the linkage component that controlled the cruise mechanism. Case # 0539942409 was filed with the Ford manufacturer regarding the failure. The failure mileage was 39,000 miles. The current mileage was 41000. Updated 03/19/10. According to the mechanic, the speed control actuator cable failed. Updated 07/06/10.

- Tampa, FL, USA

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