2008 MERCURY Grand Marquis

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

3 Recalls for 2008 MERCURY Grand Marquis

Recall Date Component Summary
November 5, 2014 STEERING:RACK AND PINION:PINION SHAFT

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria, 2005-2011 Mercury Grand Marquis vehicles manufactured March 23, 2004, to August 30, 2011, and 2005-2011 Lincoln Town Car vehicles manufactured March 8, 2004, to August 30, 2011, and on which the upper intermediate shaft was serviced during the course of safety recall 13V-385. The prior repairs may not have been correctly performed.

Remedy:

Ford will notify the owners of vehicles whose repair records reflect that the upper intermediate steering shaft was repaired during the course of the prior recall 13V-385. Dealers will inspect and replace the upper immediate shaft if necessary free of charge. The recall began November 17, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 14S25.

August 29, 2013 STEERING

Ford is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria (including Crown Victoria Police Interceptors), Mercury Grand Marquis, and Lincoln Town Car vehicles. The affected vehicles are currently registered or were originally sold in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Severe corrosion can seize the lower intermediate shaft which may cause the upper intermediate shaft to collapse and the steering column lower bearing to separate.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners and dealers will replace the lower intermediate shaft, free of charge. The upper intermediate shaft and steering column lower bearing will be inspected to identify any damage that may have occurred as a result of lower intermediate shaft corrosion, and repaired or replaced as necessary. If the steering column lower bearing has separated, a retainer clip will be installed. The recall began on October 23, 2013. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s recall number is 13S08.

June 26, 2007 SUSPENSION:FRONT:HUB

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A FRONT WHEEL BEARING AND HUB ASSEMBLY MAY FRACTURE DUE TO IMPROPER HEAT TREATMENT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT BOTH FRONT WHEEL BEARING AND HUB ASSEMBLIES AND REPLACE THEM FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 22, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2008 MERCURY Grand Marquis

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Date Component  
accelerator/throttle
OTHER (identify in Problem Description Box)

73 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2008 MERCURY Grand Marquis

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Date Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11403459
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11399994
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11397869
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10935103
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10934693
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11331379
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11331378
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
ODI Number: 11326128
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11267217
STEERING
ODI Number: 11254541
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11206980
STEERING
ODI Number: 11231522
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11123427
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11154718
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STEERING
ODI Number: 11140733
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11114762
STEERING | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10865585
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10861624
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10836211
STEERING
ODI Number: 10809702
STEERING
ODI Number: 10759319
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10714843
STEERING | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10716006
STEERING
ODI Number: 10693654
STEERING
ODI Number: 10690296
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10654188
STEERING
ODI Number: 10643094
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | STEERING
ODI Number: 10638927
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10575520
STEERING
ODI Number: 10567568
STEERING
ODI Number: 10567841
STEERING
ODI Number: 10552433
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10545658
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10537375
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10535491
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10521721
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10513530
STEERING
ODI Number: 10512484
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10509754
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10479740
STEERING
ODI Number: 10478155
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10464567
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10453107
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10444628
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10437633
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10422901
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10417867
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10407711
SEAT BELTS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10388708
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10381481
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10364207
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10358251
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10345720
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10343948
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10341870
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10320134
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10311873
EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 10302876
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10269383
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10270015
STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 10267631
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10247409
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10247069
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10248587
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10234065
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10232449
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10208468
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 10208185
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10208094
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10208663
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10204160
STEERING
ODI Number: 10927800
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10251700
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1 Investigations for 2008 MERCURY Grand Marquis

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
TIRES:VALVE
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

33 Service Alerts for 2008 MERCURY Grand Marquis

Date Description
April 21, 2016 010000 STEERING

Inpected or repaired under 13R01 – Requests for recall service action under 13S08

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April 21, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

Inpected or repaired under 13R01 – Requests for recall service action under 13S08

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March 1, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

4R75E Transmission – Grinding/Whine/Vibration/Gear Slippage – Serrvice Kit available

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April 21, 2016 010000 STEERING

For 2005-2012 Crown Victoria, 2005-2011 Grand Marquis and Town Car vehicles, Regional Program 13R01 applies to vehicles not registered in corrosion states and not included in Safety Recall 13S08, where operation in high corrosion areas for

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September 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This SKU is a Radiator Fan. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory to inspect the electrical connections. An electrical connection issue may lead to the fan not working potentially throwing a check engine light fo

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September 18, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This SKU is a Radiator Fan. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory to inspect the electrical connections. An electrical connection issue may lead to the fan not working potentially throwing a check engine light fo

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March 30, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Replacing the original equipment SYNC/Navigation system with either an aftermarket SYNC/Navigation kit or modifying original SYNC/Navigation parts to provide additional features is not recommended nor supported on any Ford, Mercury or Linco

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July 1, 2007 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

MULTIPLE VEHICLE LINES – INTERMITTENT PCM, FUEL PUMP, IGN, COIL, A/C, ABS OR FOG LAMP OPERATION. *NJ

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October 1, 2007 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SOME 1997-2008 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 4.6L 2V, 5.4L 2V, OR 6.8L 2V ENGINE–SPARK PLUG THREAD REPAIR PROCEDURE–NOT COVERED UNDER NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY. *NJ THIS INCLUDES F-53 MOTORHOME CHASSIS. UPDATED 2/23/10. *PE

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September 21, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 062100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 062300 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 063110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 063140 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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February 1, 2008 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

MULTIPLE VEHICLE LINES – INTERMITTENT PCM, FUEL PUMP, IGN. COIL, A/C, ABS OR FOG LAMP OPERATION. *NJ

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March 1, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

4R75E TRANSMISSION – GRINDING/WHINE/VIBRATION/GEAR SLIPPAGE – SERVICE KIT AVAILABLE ISSUE A service kit has been released to assist with proper repair of the 4R75E transmission in 2008 Mark LT, 2008-2010 F-150, 2008-2010 / 2013-2014 E-Ser

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August 21, 2014 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

FORD/LINCOLN/MERCURY: FAILURE OF PLANETARY GEAR ASSEMBLY IS DUE TO TRANSMISSION, ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, EXHIBITING GRINDING, GEAR SLIPPAGE, WHINE TYPE NOISE, VIBRATION, WHILE DRIVING OR LOSS OF REVERSE. *PE

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May 1, 2014 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

FORD/LINCOLN/MERCURY: THE INDICATOR MAY ILLUMINATE OVERDRIVE OFF AND/OR SLIPPING IN 3RD OR NO 4TH GEAR, DUE TO DIRECT CLUTCH FAILURE AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0733 AND/OR P0734. MODEL 2008-2013 MARK LT, F-150, CROWN VICTORIA, GRA

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July 10, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

FORD/LINCOLN/MERCURY: IF BATTERY WAS DISCONNECTED OR DEAD, VEHICLES/TRUCKS MAY EXPERIENCE HARD STARTS AND ENGINE IDLE RPM FLUCTUATION AND EXHIBIT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0505, P0506, P2111 AND P2112. *PE

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September 16, 2014 013200 STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT PITMAN

FORD: THE LOWER INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT, HAS CORROSION OF SWING LINK JOINTS, COMBINED WITH COLLAPSED UPPER INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT, RESULTING IN STEERING COLUMN SEPARATION AND LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL. MODEL 2005-2011 CROWN VICTOR

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