2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid brakes NHTSA complaints: Service Brakes, Electric

NHTSA — Service Brakes, Electric Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
43,000 miles

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2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid brakes problems

brakes problem

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2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 312011

Mariner Hybrid

  • 41,000 miles


Brakes bring vehicle to stop then release and car moves forward 4-6' then brakes engage again. Could cause damage and personal injury.

- Manassas, VA, USA

problem #1

May 202010

Mariner Hybrid

  • 45,000 miles
In a hard-braking situation, brakes failed - no discernible deceleration at all, pushing harder than I've ever had to before. This made for rear-ending the guy ahead of me. Forensics investigator w/ mech found odb dtcs showed only P0A8D and B1318 - one of which shows a low voltage to ABS system. Multiple reports of this with escape hybrid owners. I wonder if it is related to the Ford Fusion hybrid failures" this occurred at 10-15 mph. What happens at 60? local dealership declares "your brakes check out fine and there's no evidence of brake failure." Really? how about that radiator and grill that need repair and that quarterpanel sticking out of the right side? evidence enough" I'd like to see this issue root-caused before somebody gets seriously hurt.

- Portland, OR, USA

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