Mercury Preliminary Evaluation PE09033: TORQUE CONVERTER OUTPUT SHAFT FAILURE

2004 Mercury Monterey


Power Train:Automatic Transmission
Power Train:Automatic Transmission:Torque Converter

ODI has received 227 owner complaints alleging a sudden and unexpected loss of motive power due to an internal transmission failure in the subject vehicles.of those complaints, 124 can be attributed to the torque converter output shaft splines stripping causing a sudden loss of power to the drivetrain.the remaining 103 complaints experienced a loss of motive power but the specific internal failure cause within the transmission is not known.ODI has upgraded the investigation to an engineering analysis (EA09-016) to continue its assessment of the scope, frequency and safety-related consequences of the alleged defect.
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Date Opened
JUL 15, 2009
Date Closed
NOV 17, 2009
NHTSA Recall #
No recall issued
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