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2.2

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
70,000 miles

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1998 Mercury Villager drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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1998 Mercury Villager Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 012004

Villager 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles

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

I have owned a 1996 and 1998 Mercury Villager. Both vehicles had a failure of the driver's side cv boot with the eventual failure of the trans axle cv joint. Each time the transaxle had to be replaced.

- Perry, GA, USA

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