Paint Problems of Mercury Grand Marquis



Mercury Grand Marquis owners have reported 19 problems related to paint (under the structure category).

car image   Paint problem of the 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis 1
Failure Date: 02/06/2013

The contact owns a 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis. The contact stated that the vehicle was exhibiting rust, causing the paint to peel from the hood and roof areas. The contact mentioned that the peeling paint would hit the windshield and distract the driver, which the contact was concerned could potentially lead to a crash. The vehicle was inspected by a dealer, who advised him that the paint was delaminating and needed to be repainted. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 50,000 and the current mileage was 59,000. Updated 04/17/14 MA.

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car image   Paint problem of the 2006 Mercury Grand Marquis 2
Failure Date: 01/18/2012

The contact owns a 2006 Grand Marquis Mercury. The contact stated that while washing her vehicle the paint began to peel off. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who stated that there was nothing they could do to assist her. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure who did not offer any assistance since the vehicle was not included on any recalls. The failure mileage was 56,000 and the current mileage was 58,000.

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car image   Paint problem of the 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis 3
Failure Date: 08/20/2011

The car had less than 38,000 miles, it had just past the warranty period and the paint started blistering on the top, trunk and hood.

car image   Paint problem of the 2008 Mercury Grand Marquis 4
Failure Date: 07/07/2011

I have 5 locations where the paint is peeling off. Hood, roof and back window area. I have seen other gms and lincolns with the same peeling. The peeling areas a growing in size. Pieces of paint 1 inch sq comes off at a time. I should not have this problem on a 4 year old car. I think Ford should fix the problem. I had a 1993 gm also with the same problem. But on the 93 car it started when the car was older.

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car image   Paint problem of the 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis 5
Failure Date: 07/02/2011

Paint is peeling, like there was never a primer put on the vehicle. Also the vehicle surges quite often. I have replaced the manifold spark plugs several times also coils. Is there a recall on Mercurys paint that I can get some help with?.

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car image   Paint problem of the 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis 6
Failure Date: 02/08/2011

Paint began peeling on the rear deck lid. Then we noticed the roof started too. Then the hood. Since writing my letter to Ford motor company, the problem has gotten worse. This vehicle only had 52,000 miles on it when this started and they have denied any relief.


car image   Paint problem of the 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis 7
Failure Date: 01/10/2011

Normal driving failure started with paint pealing off and continuing nothing has been as yet to correct problem,.

car image   Paint problem of the 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis 8
Failure Date: 08/03/2010

Paint on roof is blistering and peeling. We noticed it last week as the peeling is lifting real high from roof surface. It looks as if it has blistered thru the clearcoat as well as the paint it's self. It is down to bare metal no primer, not showing signs of rust yet. 08/08/10, our Grand Marquis is a 2007 silver/grey in color. We live in nc. Otherwise we love this vehicle and have had no other problems.

car image   Paint problem of the 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis 9
Failure Date: 08/02/2010

Paint peeling rear bumper.

car image   Paint problem of the 2004 Mercury Grand Marquis 10
Failure Date: 07/05/2010

I notice small paint peeling at first around back window then since have sever paint issues on both sides of car near rear window going to roof . Also other points on car body paint peeling not staying to car surface . This car has now only 44000 and has been rarely used and mostly garaged . It was a gift from my parents whom are now passed away. I am at this point in disbelief because I only use this car mostly in summer . I am disabled and a us coast guard veteran and feel this is an issue from improper paint application or metal preparation form day of build . Recall needed a. S. A. P.

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car image   Paint problem of the 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis 11
Failure Date: 05/05/2010

Paint failure where the top meets the main body. The paint blisters and then peels off. I believe it is the top coat failing; it looks like the primer is intact. I see no rust, but that may be due to the fact that the sheet metal is aluminum instead of steel. The problem continues to grow and is spreading out. I suspect that the paint application atg Ford is flawed.

car image   Paint problem of the 2008 Mercury Grand Marquis 12
Failure Date: 07/11/2009

My Grand Marquis LS 2008 paint have cracked and falling off the hood, top, and back. It is rusted on top were the paint have peel off and now its starting on the hood. Took back to dealer and was told that the paint on car was not cover. It start peeling two month after we got the car didn't have them many miles. So what can be done about my car peeling paint. Every time you wash the car more paint coming off. After that the engine cooling system went out and they told me they are responsible.

car image   Paint problem of the 2004 Mercury Grand Marquis 13
Failure Date: 09/13/2008

Paint peeling on 2004 Mercury Grand Marquis. Doors rusting out due to rain/wash water accumulating in doors. Rust bubbling under window rubber. Spoke to wester NY Ford rep- claims there's nothing Ford can do.

car image   Paint problem of the 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis 14
Failure Date: 04/26/2008

The contact owns a 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis. The contact noticed paint chipping on the rear passenger side of the vehicle. She took the vehicle to the dealer and was informed that the roof was also chipping. The contact noticed that in certain weather conditions the paint would chip more frequently and in larger portions. The manufacturer admitted that this failure was a result of manufacturing, and assumed responsibility for half of the damages to the vehicle. The vehicle has not yet been repaired. The failure mileage was 41,000 and current mileage was 41,025.

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car image   Paint problem of the 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis 15
Failure Date: 03/04/2008

Paint blistering and peeling off the top and hood.

car image   Paint problem of the 2004 Mercury Grand Marquis 16
Failure Date: 12/16/2007

Paint peeling on trunk.

car image   Paint problem of the 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis 17
Failure Date: 03/15/2007

Paint started peeling from my 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis in March 2007.

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car image   Paint problem of the 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis 18
Failure Date: 10/01/2006

Paint flaking and peeling off various body parts of my 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis. Nothing has been done yet.

car image   Paint problem of the 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis 19
Failure Date: 01/02/2006

The paint on this vehicle has bubbled and fell off the car, all over the car in various places. There does not appear to be a pattern to the damage, except where the window wash squirts there is some discoloration and rust. Preventative measures have no affect on the paint coming off as multiple washes and or waxes do/ did nothing to prevent it from continuing. Part of the damage follows a rivet or welding line on the hood where it is welded to braces on the bottom of the hood, other places appear to be high wind or high stress areas. The paint feels fragile , has no resistance to breakage and appears to be a well known defect when researched. Sanding , resurfacing and repainting helps some, but unless the whole car is redone it is ugly and very hard to control and it is also disappointing.


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