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2.8

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
52,225 miles

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2009 Mercury Sable suspension problems

suspension problem

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2009 Mercury Sable Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 282011

Sable

  • 70,000 miles

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

To whom it may concern: The left rear lower arm to body hinge bolt unscrewed (front location of rear lower arm) out of rear lower arm (about 2 inches out from lower arm) visual sighting caught this item - rear axle could have disengaged from the vehicle if rear lower arm bolt had fallen completely out. Dealership reinstalled bolt.

- Cherry Hill, NJ, USA

problem #1

Jun 102010

Sable 6-cyl

  • 34,450 miles
I have a 2009 merc Sable premiere, when I go over bumps in the road the struts bottom out, and the car like slides side ways. I took it to the dealer where I bought it and they looked on the internet and found that Ford says when driving over bumps the car will bottom out and this is normal. I told the service man that this was [xxx] and he said he could not replace the struts until they recall them. I asked how much it would cost to replace them myself and he said it would run $1000. To have all 4 replaced. Do people have to get killed before they will cover this? I still have warranty left on my car and I want it fixed. Thank you very much for your time. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Wausua, WI, USA

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