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1984 Mercury Grand Marquis Base 2D Coupe

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October 25, 2012, 12:14 pm

RONALD S
 

Question: HOW CAN A CAR HAVE AS MANY PROBLEMS AND STILL RUN HALF WAY DECENT ?

1. THE TRANSMISSION WILL NOT ENGAGE IN
OVERDRIVE.
2 BOTH FRONT WHEEL HUBS SCREAM OVER
35 MPH.
3. THE A/C CONTROL WILL NOT LET IN COLD AIR.
CODE 024. (THERE IS A BANGING NOISE COMING
FROM UNDER THE DASH).
4. BOTH HEADLIGHT COVERS ARE FROSTED OVER. HEADLINER IS COMING DOWN.


November 5, 2012, 1:23 pm

Elizabeth K
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Headlights and a/c do not need to work for a vehicle to run well. The overdrive gear is not used until highway cruising speeds are reached, and even then it is great for saving fuel, but not necessary to drive fast. And finally, the noisy hubs have not failed yet. Until they do it will probably drive fine, once they fail... it's a different story.

There are a million problems a vehicle could have and still drive...


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