2008 Mercury Milan fuel system NHTSA complaints: Fuel System, Gasoline

NHTSA — Fuel System, Gasoline Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
52,710 miles

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2008 Mercury Milan fuel system problems

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2008 Mercury Milan Owner Comments

problem #4

Mar 202014

Milan 4-cyl

  • 66,000 miles


The failure of the throttle body fortunately occurred in the driveway of a vacation home in chandler, Arizona. I was able to have the car towed to the nearest Ford dealership where the part was replaced. I hate to think what could have happened if we were in a traffic situation when the failure took place. Even though the engine will still run at an idle, the accelerator will not respond enough to move the vehicle forward or backward. Ford needs to recognize the failure of this part as a life threatening matter and issue a recall of all models affected.

- Central Point, OR, USA

problem #3

Mar 242014

Milan 4-cyl

  • 68,703 miles
After I replaced the original battery, I started the engine. I was unable to accelerate above 750 R.P.M. which is the approximate idle speed of the car. While in gear, I was unable to move forward or back due to lack of power. I had the car towed to the nearest Ford dealer in chandler, AZ. They diagnosed the problem as failure of the throttle body. After replacement, the car is operating normal, although it has only been four days since the service was performed. I do not trust it anymore.

- Central Point, OR, USA

problem #2

Jan 202014

Milan 4-cyl

  • 76,135 miles
While pulling out of a parking lot into the street, the electronic throttle body failed, putting the car into a "safe mode" with extremely limited power. Was able to use reverse to move car back into parking lot. I know that this exact issue (loss of power due to electronic throttle body failure) has caused a recall for some Ford and Mercury models, including the Milan, but it does not yet include my car's model year. From my experience, the recall should be expanded.

- Homeworth, OH, USA

problem #1

Jul 192013

Milan 4-cyl

  • miles
The following check engine codes appeared: P2104, P2112. The throttle body has to be replaced.

- Burke, VA, USA

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