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3.4

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

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1998 Mercury Tracer miscellaneous problems

miscellaneous problem

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1998 Mercury Tracer Owner Comments

problem #2

May 152002

Tracer

  • Automatic transmission
  • 78,000 miles

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

Hole in my block with oil leak and valve gaskets so bad I turned the car in.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #1

Oct 252001

(reported on)

Tracer

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Engine check light would come on and remain, had taken vehicle to dealer. Mechanic either would replace or reset the sensors according to whatever code appears.

- Palmyra, NY, USA

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