2002 Mercury Sable

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2002 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 with this vehicle are failures of the Fuel Pump and Differential Pressure Feedback EGR (DPFE) Sensor. Failure of the Fuel Pump may cause the vehicle to not start. Problems with the DPFE Sensor may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. The cost to repair the Fuel Pump is estimated at $254.00 for parts and $130.00 for labor. The cost to repair the DPFE sensor is estimated at $68.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 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

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Lower Ball Joints. The cost to replace the Lower Ball Joints is estimated at $49.00 each for parts and $71.50 each for labor. All prices are estimates based on a $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Brakes

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

Heating & Air Conditioning

Moderate Problems An occational problem is the Blower Motor Resistor. A Blower Motor Resistor that fails will prevent the blower motor from operating. The cost to replace the Blower Resistor is estimated at $16.98 for parts and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Starting & Charging

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

Accessories

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

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.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
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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