NHTSA — Power Train: Driveline: Constant Velocity Joint Problems

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2002 Mercury Mountaineer drivetrain problems

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2002 Mercury Mountaineer Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 182007

Mountaineer 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


01/18/07 when truck shifts gears it vibrates. Solution: Flush automatic transmission fluid. (also changed oil) helped for a few months but problem is back. ($198.95) 5/29/07 air bag light stays on. Solution: Replaced drivers side pretensioner. (also changed oil). $273.19 6/26/07 heard very loud clunking noise. Solution: Replaced front differential (internal damage to clutches), both rear axle seals (because of leakage) $1580.23 11/07/07 truck makes loud noise from the rear and seems to jump while turning. Solution: Front end alignment and replace seals in rear. $482.97 still have the loud noise and jumping. 12/13/07 take truck to different place with same problem. Solution: Replace left front hub bearing. $401.73. 02/18/08 still have same problem with loud noise and jumping. Solution: Left rear hub bearing, drums in rear, and now mechanic tells me I need clutch packs in rear to solve problem. Tells me I should take it back to the dealer."?" $380. Now I can add all of this up 198.95+273.19+1580.23+482.97+401.73+380.00=$3017.07 to finally get my truck fixed---------priceless!!!!!!!!!

- London, OH, USA

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