CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2008-2011 Mercury Mariner has a dangerous problem with the power steering that Ford says they fixed when they didn't -- at least not 100%.

6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
$0
Average Mileage:
141,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. wedge plastic between ignition switch and lock assembly (1 reports)
2008 Mercury Mariner accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2008 Mercury Mariner Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 062018

Mariner 4 Door 2.3

  • Automatic transmission
  • 141,000 miles

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

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igition switch play - hard to start igition switch play - hard to start

Ignition switch moves when key is inserted and you try to start car. I wedged plastic in there to take out the play. Now the key doesn't need to be jiggled to start car. Manufacturing defect. A new ignition switch will not solve problem for very long...another Ford engineering mistake.

- jobby99, Akron, OH, US

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