2010 Mercury Mountaineer engine NHTSA complaints: Vehicle Speed Control

NHTSA — Vehicle Speed Control Problems


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
31,250 miles

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2010 Mercury Mountaineer engine problems

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2010 Mercury Mountaineer Owner Comments

problem #4

Mar 132014

Mountaineer 6-cyl

  • 38,000 miles


See below from: Tier 1 email - crcfmc [mailto:crcfmc@Ford.com] sent: Thursday, March 20, 2014 8:57 am to: [xxx] ct: Re: vehicle service issues crm:01660000000018 hello[xxx] my name is [xxx], I am from Ford`S customer relationship center (crc). I have reviewed your email regarding the concerns on your 2010 Mountaineer. I apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. Ford Motor Company considers the satisfaction of its owners to be one of its most important objectives. We commit very substantial resources and effort in a sincere attempt to resolve the concerns of our owners. However, limits must be placed on those efforts. After careful consideration we are supporting the previous decision and will not be able to reimburse you for the cost of repairs. Thank you for contacting Ford Motor Company. We are sorry that we were not able to meet your expectations. Sincerely, [xxx] custtomer relationship center Ford Motor Company from: Generic - crc contact received: 3/18/2014 5:45 pm to: Tier 1 email - crcfmc subject: Vehicle service issues what is your vehicle sales or service issue":the vehicles brakes started locking up while driving. The cause was due to a defective wheel bearing that caused the antilock brake sensor to malfunction creating an extremely dangerous driving scenario what action has your dealer taken to address the issue?:N/a what assistance are you seeking from Ford Motor Company":reimbursement for defective repairs are you the owner of the vehicle :yes mileage : 38000 where is your vehicle now : inpossession have you contacted the dealer :no information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Great Falls, VA, USA

problem #3

Oct 142013


  • 31,000 miles
There is a manufacturing fault with the position of the brake and the gas pedal. It is very easy to move the right foot from the gas to the brake and leave enough of the foot on the gas at the same time. It allows the brake to be pressed but also applies gas to give a vehicle a surge while braking. Had the same situation with a 2001 Ford Taurus and Ford issued a recall notice to have the placement of pedals changed.

- Manchester, MD, USA

problem #2

Aug 022013

Mountaineer 6-cyl

  • 55,000 miles
While driving the Mountaineer I was slowing for a stoplight shortly after starting it up (had driven about 1/3 mile). The engine suddenly started to speed up and required significant extra braking force to come to a stop. I put the car in neutral and the engine ran at about 3,300 RPM for about 10 seconds. This is the third time this has happened. The first time the thermostat was replaced. The second time the throttle body was replaced. The third time the vehicle was checked but no defect could be found. The second time I also put it in neutral and it also ran at about 3,300 RPM for about 10 seconds.

- Bloomington, IL, USA

problem #1

Oct 092010


  • 1,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Mercury Mountaineer. The contact stated that while braking to a stop, the vehicle would lunge forward. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where they advised him that they were unable to diagnose the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was contacted and they offered no assistance. The failure mileage was approximately 1,000. The current mileage was approximately 30,000.

- Howard Beach, NY, USA

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