Side airbags none Wheelbase 103 in. Fuel economy is commendable, particularly with the hybrid model. I've replaced two sets of tone rings since owning it. Ford's number for this recall is 15S28. Unlike the Escape, the Mariner provides an automatic transmission as standard equipment.
Injury measures Driver — Measures taken from the dummy indicate that a fracture of the pelvis would be possible in a crash of this severity. Forces on the right tibia and both feet indicate that injuries to the lower leg would be likely and injuries to the feet would be possible. Designed at Lincoln-Mercury headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, the vehicle is manufactured in Claycomo, Missouri, and Avon Lake, Ohio. The hybrid is capable of switching between purely electric battery power, total gasoline power or a combination of the two. The Mazda Tribute skipped the 2007 model year but reappeared the following year.
The affected vehicles are equipped with either a 2. Ford motor should have taken this problem much more seriously and either replaced the vehicle with a another one, or truly fixed the problem. All you can do while praying! The optional side airbags were then changed from combination front seat-mounted head and torso airbags to front and rear head curtain airbags for 2005 models built through August 2004. This rating applies to vehicles other than the specific model and body style tested. I'm not really sure how you can beat this vehicle for the money in this class. I am not hard on my vehicles when driving.
It had plenty on cargo space and leg room in the front and back seats for passengers. The exterior is clad in monotone finishes, as opposed to the two-tone colors worn by Escapes. I was told by two mechanics that it's the torque converter and that there is a recall on the Ford escape for this same problem. The Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute were introduced in the 2001 model year and structurally modified beginning with 2005 models to improve occupant protection in frontal crashes. It is also the same frequent problem with Mazda tribute, Ford escape, Ford Fusion, etc. This product is quality-tested for accurate, maintenance-free operation.
A vehicle rollaway increases the risk of injury to exiting occupants and bystanders. These SuperCoils feature optimized windings and advanced bobbin technology that can withstand higher temperatures to keep delivering when it gets hot. A while ago, the open end wrench warning light on the dash came on and immediately my cruise control stopped working. Find replacement parts and upgrades for your 2006 Mercury Mariner. Recall Date 2015-06-03 Description The Timken Company Timken is recalling certain aftermarket front wheel bearings, part number 510072, sold from January 22, 2015, to May 21, 2015, to be used as service parts on 2001-2012 Ford Escape, 2001-2011 Mazda Tribute, and 2005-2011 Mercury Mariner vehicles. Only time and more mileage will verify that this was truly the solution. There must be a recall on this vehicle.
Now have 110,000 miles and we're totally happy with the vehicle. A while ago, the open end wrench warning light on the dash came on and immediately my cruise control stopped working. The cruise control would work, but there were times the vehicle would surge as if you were pressing down and up on the gas pedal. The diagnosis was verbal from the dealership. Following the success of the Escape, which debuted in 2000, Mercury introduced the Mariner in 2005. Gets very very good gas mileage and it takes regular fuel. The hybrid version made its debut in 2006 and Mercury presented a specially-appointed model to former President Bill Clinton.
To improve fuel efficiency, Flex-Fuel technology became optional in the 2010 models. Passenger — Measures taken from the dummies in the two tests of the 2003 model, taken together, indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity. After replacing the Mass Air Flow Sensor both warning lights turned off and the cruise control is now working. Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the transmissions and either tighten the manual shift lever bolt or replace the manual shift lever assembly. The 2010 models come with either 3. Extremely dangerous when engine quits while driving on freeway in traffic. The affected wheel bearings have incorrect dimensions of a 42mm bore, 76mm outer dimension, and 39mm width, instead of a 42mm bore, 78mm outer dimension and a 45mm width.
The recall is expected to begin on October 27, 2014. The Mariner's sibling, the Escape, tipped up in the government rollover test. It has also broken two belts already. Our Ford Escape had a roomy interior that included a spacious rear bench. At the stop sign of that off-ramp, the car failed again and I chose to have it towed instead of continue trying to make it work properly. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Easy to maintain and can be serviced at Ford Dealerships as well.
It was named a Best Buy from 2005 through 2007 by Consumers Digest magazine. Just recently, the wrench light along with the engine light came on together. Within roughly 200 yards, the car lost power and, thankfully, I was able to get my car to the side of the freeway. The Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute were introduced in the 2001 model year, and the Mercury Mariner was introduced in 2005. G Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight. The exterior is clad in monotone finishes, as opposed to the two-tone colors worn by Escapes.