2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid steering NHTSA complaints: Steering

NHTSA — Steering Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,767 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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2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid steering problems

steering problem

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2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 122017

Mariner Hybrid

  • 130,000 miles


While making a sharp left turn on a city street the power steering assist system failed completely! I barely avoided a collision. Apparently there have been thousands of similar failures. Why hasn't Ford paid for a repair on a system which is obviously flawed and dangerous when it fails!

- Bensalem, PA, USA

problem #2

Oct 112011

Mariner Hybrid 4-cyl

  • 21,300 miles
The steering locked for 1 to 2 seconds during a right hand turn on an entrance ramp to a highway. It happened again 2 months later with the steering locking for 1 to 2 seconds on a left hand turn after stopping at a stop sign.

- Westminster, MA, USA

problem #1

Aug 112011

Mariner Hybrid 4-cyl

  • 31,000 miles
Power steering cut out, quit working, on left turn, speed about 10 mph. Outage lasted about 1-2 seconds. Believe would have hit far side curb if steering had not spontaneously recovered. This was first occurrence. Drove car directly to dealer from incident; diagnosis tbd. Afraid to drive. At higher speed or if had lasted just a little longer would have wrecked!

- Dallas, TX, USA

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