definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
24,000 miles

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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis steering problems

steering problem

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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis Owner Comments

problem #3

Sep 292016

Grand Marquis

  • miles


Headlight problem going on and off. And the steering seems off. I need your help fixing this problem. This isn't good. I love Mercury Ford. But I've tried contacting them and no response yet.

- Salem, MA, USA

problem #2

Nov 132015

Grand Marquis

  • miles
The contact owns a 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis. The contact stated that there was an extremely loud abnormal noise coming from the steering wheel. The contact stated that the noise was heard upon turning the steering wheel, which was loose. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for inspection and diagnostic testing. The vehicle was to be taken to a dealer for further diagnostic testing. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 15E082000 (steering). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was not available.

- Lansdowne, PA, USA

problem #1

Jul 222015

Grand Marquis 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 72,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis. While driving approximately 25 mph, the steering wheel intermittently seized. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who stated that the lower intermediate steering shaft would need to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact mentioned NHTSA campaign number: 14V704000 (steering) related to the 2005-2011 model year vehicles. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 72,000. Updated 09/25/15 the consumer fixed the vehicle at his expense. Updated 10/01/15

- Port Huron, MI, USA

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