NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Antilock Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,667 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 142008

Grand Marquis 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles


The contact owns a 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis. While driving 30 mph, the brakes made a squealing sound and locked when the pedal was depressed. The failure caused the contact to rear end the preceding vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. There were no injuries. A police report was filed. The vehicle has not been diagnosed by the dealer. The current and failure mileages were 50,000.

- Plaquemine, IN, USA

problem #2

Oct 052001

Grand Marquis

  • miles
Vehicle suddenly accelerated when applying brakes to stop at approaching stop light, this occurred for second time. Vehicle taken to dealer.on first occasion dealer was unable to locate cause. On second occasion dealer replaced transmission. Feel free to provide any further information on this matter.

- Ford, NJ, USA

problem #1

Dec 152000

(reported on)

Grand Marquis

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
On incline vehicle will roll back fast when stepping off the brakes. Also vehicle is difficult to shift into gears.

- Naugatuck, CT, USA

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