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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
92,621 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. releaved the pressure behind the fuel line (1 reports)
1991 Mercury Topaz engine problems

engine problem

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1991 Mercury Topaz Owner Comments

problem #3

Aug 172011

Topaz LX 2.3L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 71,864 miles


This is annoying since you never know when its going to die. Also dangerous if you are on the freeway or at an Intersection. The problem is not there all the time so it can't be replicated when you take it in to get it fixed.

- , Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #2

May 162006

(reported on)


  • 100,000 miles

on a hot day and after a lengthy drive aprox 3 hours the car stopped like it was out of gas . on the roadside i decided to check to see if the engine was getting gas and took the fuel filter off and discovered it hissed and had air in it i put a new one on and it worked fine until the filter got hot again and the same thing happened . i then took the fuel line off and releaved the pressure and was on our way . the filter is behind the rad resevouir and gets no airflow to cool it down . thats my theory anyway . the car did not do this when new but it may have not been driven on a long trip in the hot weather either . thanks hope this may help. The vapour locks and the fuel filter heats up

- , Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

problem #1

Sep 212001

(reported on)


  • 106,000 miles

The car died at a red light. This car sucks

- , Fort Collins, CO, USA

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