1999 Mercury Sable

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1999 Mercury Sable Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Differential Pressure Feedback EGR (DPFE) Sensor, Restricted EGR passages (3.0L VIN S only), and the Secondary Air Injection Reactor (AIR) Pump. The cost to repair the DPFE Sensor is estimated at $76 for parts and $32.50 for labor. The cost to clean out the restricted EGR passages is estimated at $5 for parts and $78 for labor. The cost to repair the AIR Pump is estimated at $200 for parts and $52 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Significant Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Antilock Brake System (ABS) Module. The cost to repair the ABS Module is estimated at $450 for parts and $169 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Door Ajar Switches, the Multifunction Switch, and the Daytime Running Light module. The cost to replace the Door Ajar Switches is estimated at $22 for parts and $45.50 for labor per door and can range from one to four doors. The cost to replace the Multifunction Switch is estimated at $78 for parts and $117 for labor. The cost to replace the Daytime Running Light module is estimated at $72for parts and $45.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
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Engine Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Transmission & Driveline Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
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