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3.5

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
36,500 miles

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1999 Mercury Cougar brakes problems

brakes problem

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1999 Mercury Cougar Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 012004

Cougar 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 73,000 miles

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

Driver's side wheel bearing has failed 3 times in 4 months. Each time requiring the bearing to be replaced, as well as the brake pads and rotors.

- Cherry Hill, NJ, USA

problem #1

Jan 042001

(reported on)

Cougar

  • miles
When vehicle was being driven and brakes were applied a usual grinding noise occurred. Noise occurred due to type of brake pads that vehicle was manufactured with.

- Pennsauken, NJ, USA

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