Mercury Grand Marquis owners have reported 21 problems related to brake pedal and linkage (under the service brakes category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Mercury Grand Marquis based on all problems reported for the Grand Marquis.
2011 Mercury Grand Marquis. Consumer writes in regards to problems with brake pedal. The consumer stated since he purchased the vehicle, he noticed a great deal of free brake pedal travel and nearly had an accident twice. The consumer stated he hit the brake and accelerator pedal simultaneously. The dealer informed the consumer there was no adjustment for the pedal travel. The consumer stated the specific problem occurred, when the brake pedal was fully depressed and it was at the same level from the floor as the accelerator.
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The contact owns a 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis LS. The contact stated that the accelerator and brake pedals were entirely too close to each other, causing the contact to simultaneously depress both pedals. The dealer was contacted and the contact was advised the bleed the brakes. The dealer also advised that the specifications of both pedals conformed to government regulations. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact believed the pedal design was defective. The failure mileage was 12,932 and the current mileage is 23,000. Updated 10/13/10. Updated 10/19/jb.
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The contact owns a 2006 Mercury Grand Marquis. While driving 10 mph, the vehicle lunged forward when the brakes were depressed. The failure felt as if the brake and accelerator pedals were being depressed simultaneously. The contact's wife also attempted to depress the brakes once and she struck a stop sign. There were no injuries. The vehicle has not been serviced as of yet. The current and failure mileages were 21,800. * updated 12/12/07
the consumer stated the brake pedal was designed too close to the accelerator pedal. The consumers wife hit a stop sign causing damage to the front bumper. Updated 12/12/07
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Brake and accelerator pedals are too close together at same height. On several occasions, when attempting to brake I found myself accelerating since the brake and accelerator were both depressed pedals were not adjustable.
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Accelerator pedal is easily depressed when braking with right foot.
The contact owns a 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis. When the brake pedal was depressed the accelerator pedal also depressed. This failure caused the vehicle to both brake and accelerate simultaneously. The contact stated that the pedals were too close together. The dealer and manufacturer stated that nothing could be done about the failure due to lack of complaints. The failure was noticed while driving 35 mph. The current and failure mileages were 800.
2006 Mercury Grand Marquis with brake pedal problems* the consumer stated the last time he experienced a problem with the brakes, an accident occurred. The consumer stated his foot became caught under the gas pedal.
: the contact stated while backing out of a parking space at 5 mph, the brake pedal was depressed and the vehicle surged in reverse. The contact shifted into neutral, the engine revved, and the tachometer rose quickly. The vehicle was taken to a service dealer, where the dealer was unable to duplicate or determine the problem. The dealer told the consumer, the incident was due to driver error and when she applied the brake she inadvertently pressed the accelerator as well. Updated 09/11/06.
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: on three occasions when the gear was placed into drive the vehicle would lurch forward or when the brakes were applied the same thing would occur causing the tires to screech. The vehicle was taken to dealers who determined that the gas and brake pedals were to close to each other. When depressing one pedal the other pedal was also applied. The dealers also determined that because the pedals were in close proximity it would cause the vehicle to unintentionally accelerate. The dealers contacted the manufacturer who confirmed that there were no recalls on this issue. Updated 7/14/2006 -.
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: the contact stated while depressing the brake pedal, the driver's foot made contact with both accelerator pedal and brake pedal at the same time. This dual contact resulted in unwanted acceleration on five occasions. The vehicle was inspected by the dealer who determined the brake and accelerator were operating normally.
When applying the brakes, unwanted acceleration occurred causing the car to lunge forward. The manager of the repair department took a ride with me to see if my foot hit both the brake and the gas pedal. He acknowledged it was physically impossible. The repair dept. Could not find the cause of the problem. Nothing was done to correct the problem. It has happened again (5th time) when I had two of my grandchildren with me! I have another appointment with the dealership.
When pressing brake pedal, foot also frequently depresses gas pedal causing car to lurch forward.
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The adjustable pedal can go back or forth when hitting the brake pedal the gas pedal is so close they hit together.
When attempting to press the brake pedal, the driver also pressed on the accelerator pedal and caused the vehicle to accelerate which made it difficult to stop the vehicle. The consumer stated that the pedals were too close to each other.
Brake pedal and gas pedal are too closely located. When stepping on brake pedal consumer can hit the gas pedal at the same time.
When the consumer applied the brake his foot also hit the accelerator pedal which caused the vehicle to accelerate suddenly. The vehicle turn signal were inoperative and the ignition key was hard to turn at times.
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Consumer states that the brake pedel is to close to the acceleration pedel. Ts.
Brake pedal and acelerator pedal are to close together and on the same plane. Twice ,the car developed a run away condition when I applied the brakes,I was pushing on the brakes and hitting the acelerator at the same time. The rear tires were burning rubber. Had to put the car in neutral to stop the car. Brought this problem to the attention of the dealer to no avail. Just don`t trust this vehicle any more. Nlm.
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Adjustable brake pedal is way too close to gas pedal when brake pedal is all the way down. Contacted dealer, and the dealer wasnot willing to do anything.
Due to design and the space from the gas pedal tothe brake pedal, the owner was involved in an minor accident . Manfacturer contacted; he stated that this was the design of the vehicle.
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While waiting for red the light to change, the vehicle suddenly accelerated. The driver could not maintain control, the vehicle jumped the curb and crashed into a ditch. There was no diagnostic test performed on the vehicle. The air bag did not deploy, the electronic fuel shut off and did not engage and the seat belts did not tighten. The consumer was told that the adjustable pedals caused the accident and have caused a lot of accidents. Ford claimed that fault is the driver's fault due to their foot being on both pedals at the same time.
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|Service Brakes problems||
|Brake Hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings problems||
|Brake Pedal And Linkage problems||
|Brake Foundation Components problems||
|Brake Electric Antilock problems||
|Brakes Failed problems||
|Brake Disc Rotor problems||
|Brake Disc Pads problems||
|Brake Master Cylinder problems||
|Brake Disc problems||