Mercury Grand Marquis 1977-2011

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Mercury Grand Marquis model

Mercury Grand Marquis bulletins


BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
AIR BAGS
BC522796100110/01/199650502Information for air bag dtc b1813 observe the air bag lamp flash out code & perform the appropriate pinpoint test for the flash out code. *tt1997-04-24
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
BC520796100110/01/199650483Information for servicing the electronic/hydraulic control unit (ehcu) on 4wabs. *tt1997-04-24
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - IGNITION
BC520496100110/01/199650480Concerns of check engine light (mil) w/codes p0300 thru p0308 & engine runs rough/misses may be due to a spark plug wire boot that is not fully seated on the spark plug. *tt1997-04-24
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE
BC517396100110/01/199650452On various 4.0l applications the oil indicator tube (dip stick) is coming into contact w/ the crankshaft. *tt1997-04-24
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE - GASOLINE
1579104/01/2002637484Subject regarding ford cylinder head kits for 4.6l romeo engines available for order for 2000 - 2001 models. *tt2002-11-26
BC518196100110/01/199650459Engine oil leak at the oil pan, front cover &/or the front & rear crankshaft oil seal. *tt1997-04-24
BC518296100110/01/199650460Information on correcting an oil pan gasket leak. *tt1997-04-24
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM
BC966896100110/01/199650529Concern for vehicles exhibiting lean codes p0171 & p0174 (vacuum leak). *tt1997-05-27
BC967196100110/01/199650531Push connection between the flexible fuel vapor line at the carbon canister & the metal fuel vapor line may not seat fully on the fuel vapor line. *tt1997-05-27
EQUIPMENT - ELECTRICAL - AIR CONDITIONER
BC517596100110/01/199650454Concerns of a/c going to defrost mode when climbing grades or accelerating are likely caused by vacuum leaks. *tt1997-04-24
EQUIPMENT - MECHANICAL - WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES
522912/01/1998615348Subject regarding transaxle /transmission / transfer case - vehicles towed behind recreational vehicles - recommended guidelines. *tt2001-01-13
EXTERIOR LIGHTING - HEADLIGHTS
1578904/01/2002637481Subject regarding headlamp flicker for certain 1995 - 1999 models. *tt2002-11-26
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - CARBURETOR SYSTEM
BC967696100110/01/199650536Improper rtv application at the front/rear lower intake manifold end seals & side gaskets may cause an oil/coolant leak. *tt1997-05-27
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY - FUEL PUMP
BC465196100110/01/199650443Vehicle may not start after being parked in below freezing temps. may be due to moisture freezing in the fuel pump relay contained within the ccrm (constant control relay module). *tt1997-04-24
BC517696100110/01/199650455Connection between the sender (9a299) & the fuel pump (9350) changed from the existing spade terminal to an eyelet terminal which is secured under the top sender mount screw. *tt1997-04-24
PARKING BRAKE - CONVENTIONAL
BC967296100110/01/199650532Procedure for brake warning indicator stays on red in cluster. *tt1997-05-27
POWER TRAIN - AXLE ASSEMBLY
BC967496100110/01/199650534Light to moderate axle noise (axle whine) at 50 to 65 mph (80 to 105 kph) during accels, decels or cruise may be due to axle noise being transmitted from the axle into the vehicle. *tt1997-05-27
POWER TRAIN - MANUAL TRANSMISSION
BC969496100110/01/199650552Information on vehicles that may exhibit a slight delay in the first drive away after the vehicle has been parked overnight, or for a longer period of time. *tt1997-05-27
BC968596100110/01/199650543Parts information for replacing the main control. *tt1997-05-27
BC485496100110/01/199650444Revised eec calibration has been incorporated in pcm calibration for vehicles which display lack of power due to torque converter engagement scheduling, catalytic converter failures, rough idle or hard start on hot restart. *tt1997-04-24
BC521796100110/01/199650492Information on replaced/repaired manual transmission under warranty and returned w/ signs of improper/lack of maintenance or misdiagnosis. *tt1997-04-24
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - ANTILOCK - CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
BC522496100110/01/199650499Information on abs sensors returned for analysis are identified as 'no problem found'. *tt1997-04-24
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS - DISC - ROTOR
BC071896102110/21/199650382Information on brake rotor turning/replacing. *tt1997-04-24
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS - DRUM - SHOES/LININGS
BC520996100110/01/199650484Revised rear brake lining for both 9 inch & 10 inch applications for concerns w/ rear brake grab during the first few brake applications when the brakes are cold or in the morning after an overnight rain. *tt1997-04-24
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - SWITCHES - BRAKE LIGHT
BC967396100110/01/199650533Procedure for brake exterior lights stay on (tail & high mount stop light). *tt1997-05-27
STEERING - WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
BC968296100110/01/199650541Concerns for the labor time standard in tbs 96-19-02 (steering - grunt noise during steering wheel return from full right turn) is incorrect. *tt1997-05-27
STRUCTURE - BODY - DOOR
BC103179702002/01/199751775Woodgrain trim used for the power seat controls on the grand marquis door trim panels is not identified properly in the service parts catalog. *jd1997-07-17
BC517496100110/01/199650453Information to diagnose wind noise & water leaks at the lower passenger door area & 3rd door. *tt1997-04-24
BC507596100110/01/199650445Information on erratic or self locking door locks. *tt1997-04-24
STRUCTURE - BODY - HOOD
BC521496100110/01/199650489Revised hood seal for concerns of a wind whistle at speeds over 35 mph. *tt1997-04-24
SUSPENSION - REAR - SHOCK ABSORBER
BC519896100110/01/199650475Improved rear shock absorbers for customers who may experience a low tone rattling noise or whoosh sound from the rear of the vehicle while traveling less than 25 mph & going over small to moderate bumps. *tt1997-04-24
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL - CRUISE CONTROL
BC518696100110/01/199650464Vehicles may experience an intermittent high idle after decel to a stop, when clutch pedal is depressed w/ no throttle movement. *tt1997-04-24
VISIBILITY - POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
BC968096100110/01/199650540Concern where the door glass drops when cycled down on vehicles with the power door option. *tt1997-05-27

Mercury Grand Marquis Consumer Complaints


Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - IGNITION - SWITCH
07/10/1995
 Electrical short or shock in the ignition switch, causing the vehicle to catch fire. *ak
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM - EMISSION CONTROL - CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
1
 Consumer states catalytic converter failed and had to be replaced. *tt
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - STORAGE - AUXILLARY TANK - SELECTOR DEVICES
 Consumer believes that the design of the inertia switch being in the truck of the vehicle is dangerous if involved in carjacking situation because consumer has to get out of the vehicle to turn the switch back on. nlm
POWER TRAIN - MANUAL TRANSMISSION
1
 Consumer states the transmission performs erratically at 40-50 mph. *tt
SEATS - FRONT ASSEMBLY - HEAD RESTRAINT
06/01/200110/01/2000
 The head rest deoesn't go high enough to protect neck and head in case of accident. the dealer said that there was no other head rest available. *yh
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
05/25/2000105/01/1998
 Gas pedal seemed somewhat wobbly, while foot on the brake, totalled stopped, stepped on the gas pedal to go into the garage and it was then the car shot forward and switched to the foot brake it was too late and the car crashed into the back wall of the garage.
STEERING
1
 Consumer hears an intermittent grinding noise while turning of coming out of a turn, dealer has been unable to find the problem. nlm
SUSPENSION - FRONT
1
 Consumer is having problems with front suspension noise, possibly causing noise and abnormal feel in tire. dealer stated hypodermic needle could cure the problem however, consumer had problems with scheduling. consumer found local tire merchant who did the injection. the noise in the front end is quieter but not all gone. *tt
TIRES
1
 While proceeding around a ramp, the vehicle suddenly skidded on wet pavement and produced an inability to control its movement, and side swiped the passenger side against the guardrail, possible tire problems.*jb
03/20/20011
 Consumer was traveling 75mph and right rear tire blewout without warning. consumer had total control of vehicle. tire size p215/70r15, firestone ft70 with 86,000 miles. consumer attempted to get tire changed at a firestone dealer, but it was closing. consumer purchased b.f. goodwrich tires instead.*ak consumer also states left rear tire is showing signs of cracking, firestone stated they might replace the right rear tire that had blown out, but they statey they were not going to replace the left rear tire since it was not blown out, consumer then left firestone and contacted the customer service dept who then instructed him to send the blown tire to them.*jb