10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
78,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace the engine head (1 reports)
1986 Mercury Lynx cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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1986 Mercury Lynx Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 131996

Lynx

  • Manual transmission
  • 78,000 miles

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

Had 4 fires at the alternator connection. THE ENGINE FAILED ON ME. WHEN I TOOK THE ENGINE APART I DISCOVERED THAT ONE HEAD BOLT HAD SNAPPED WHEN THE ENGINE WAS BUILT. SINCE THE HEAD GASKET WAS NOT AS TIGHT AS IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN IT CAUSED PROBLEMS BETWWEEN THE ALUMINUM HEAD AND THE BLOCK.

- nota, Denison, TX, USA

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