About Mercury Grand Marquis
Mercury Grand Marquis is a full-size, rear-wheel drive luxury sedan manufactured and marketed by Ford Motor Company from 1975 to 2011. Though the first Mercury Grand Marquis was produced in 1975, however, it did not become an independent model until 1983. As the counterpart of Ford Crown Victoria, it had been through four generations.
An extensive update Mercury Grand Marquis introduced for the 1998 model year became the third generation Grand Marquis (1998-2002). Just like other Ford cars, it offered base GS, deluxe LS and LSE trims. As a 4-door sedan, Grand Marquis was powered by 4.6 L Modular V8 engine attached to a 4-speed 4R70W automatic transmission. In 2003, Mercury Grand Marquis received another facelift, which was the fourth generation Grand Marquis (2003-2010). It then was available in base GS, GS Convenience, LS Premium, LS Ultimate, and LSE trim levels. It still was equipped the same V8 engine as previous generation though horsepower got increase from 235 to 239. And a new 4-speed 4R75E automatic transmission was introduced.
Mercury Grand Marquis Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
It is unavoidable that the Mercury Grand Marquis would wear and have problems as time passes by. To slow the wear process, it is better to identify problems and resolve them in time. Here we provide some common problems for your reference:
First, electrical issues. In fact, electrical issues are not strange in most modern cars as electricity facilitates a lot. In Mercury Grand Marquis, owners complained that the vehicle's heater may not work or get stuck on a certain speed. At the same while, they felt something was got jammed in the blower motor. Under this condition, you should check your blower motor and blower motor resistor thoroughly.
Second, transmission and suspension system failed. Transmission failure often shows as clutch slippage, Mercury Grand Marquis stops moving and audible whirring and whining noises keep coming or delay in reversing. As for suspension failure, Mercury Grand Marquis drivers described that the response in vehicle handling became sluggish and rattling or squeaking noises kept come from underneath the vehicle. Once similar symptoms occur, sway bar link bushing and automatic transmission filter should be the first to check.
Clear and bright driving vision is very vital for drivers. And this should rely on the windshield wiper or wiper blade. However, wiper pivot and wiper arm are the key parts for windshield wiper working properly. So please make sure them at good condition. At the same time, wheel cove also plays an important role in stopping dirt and moisture accumulating on wheels so that wheel cannot roll smoothly. Please remember to check wheel cover as well for your safety.
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