Automatic Transmission Problems of Mercury Monterey
Mercury Monterey owners have reported 74 problems associated with automatic transmission (under the power train category).
#1 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
The VIN of this vehicle was 2MRZA21285_. 2005 Mercury Monterey. Consumer writes in regards to reimbursement for transmission replacement the consumer stated he received a check from Ford motor company for $1,450. 00 to cover the expense of replacing the transmission. However, the consumer stated he paid $ 2077. 11 and would like the entire amount to be paid. The failure date was Thursday, August 6, 2009.
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#2 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2004 Mercury Monterey
Without warning (lights, noises, messages) our 2004 Mercury Monterey, with only 67k miles, would not go into reverse. When we then tried to put it into drive, it would not go forward. When switched back to reverse, it then went forward! luckily our service garage is only a few blocks away. . . . So it only took us a couple of hours to get it there. Mechanic found magnet in tray covered with not only metal shavings, but also larger chunks of metal. Luckily this happened in our alley, so there were no traffic issues to deal with and no one got hurt. This issue happened on Thursday, August 25, 2011.
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#3 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2004 Mercury Monterey
Consumer has a 2004 Mercury Monterey. The contact stated while driving 40 mph the vehicle stopped moving without any warning. The contact mentioned that the engine was running but she was unable to accelerate. The vehicle was towed to the dealer who was unable to diagnose the failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The VIN was not available. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 40,000. It was Aug. 31, 2011 when this automatic transmission issue occurred.
#4 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
I have a Mercury Monterey which nearly got my wife and I killed by a rear-end collision. It just all of a sudden died no power nothing just like all these other complaints of transmissions malfunctions. I am on social security and need my vehicle I stopped my daughter in law from driving it she has 4 children and her some where losing power with those children is not a good thing I will go visit the Mercury dealership this week to see what they say. I still owe 2 years of payments on this vehicle and can not afford to buy another vehicle. It was Thu., Jun. 9, 2011 when this automatic transmission issue occurred.
#5 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2004 Mercury Monterey
We were driving our 2004 Mercury Monterey with only 50,000 miles on it, doing about 40 mph when all of a sudden, without any warning signs, the rpms increased and the vehicle stopped accelerating. It acted like it was in neutral. We were able to drift off the road onto the shoulder and discovered we had lost all the gears in our van. Thank god no one was hurt, but the 4 adults and 3 children under 2 were stranded on the side of a road in the middle of nowhere 3 1/2 hours from home. This automatic transmission problem happened on 07/13/2011.
#6 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2004 Mercury Monterey
On Saturday July 2, 2011 we were driving our 2004 Mercury Monterey from the upper peninsula of michigan to our home in ohio. My wife, three children, and I thought we had a day of driving ahead of us and then the vacation would be over. Suddenly, without any warning, on the highway near gaylord michigan the engine continued to run but the car was not being pulled forward. All we could do was coast to the side of the road. Our van has only 67,000 miles on it and has never had any kind of transmission problem. There were no check engine or any other warning lights. We had the van towed to a repair shop, and they told us the transmission was bad and that this is a known problem with this Ford Mercury Monterey. Since it was Saturday July 2 we had to wait three days (since Monday was july4th) to even get a quote on a rebuilt transmission. All the rental car companies were also closed until Tuesday. We finally got the car back on Friday July 8th with a rebuilt jasper brand transmission in it for a cost of $3,422 plus a hotel, tow, rental car, etc. Through research on the internet I have found that many other people have had this same problem with Ford freestar and Mercury Monterey minivans. This issue happened on Jul. 2, 2011.
#7 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2006 Mercury Monterey
The vehicle having this issue was a 2006 Mercury Monterey. VIN of the vehicle was 2MRDA22256_. Repeated engine stalling due to defective power control module. This automatic transmission issue occurred Sunday, November 28, 2010.
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#8 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
The vehicle involved was a 2005 Mercury Monterey. Driving on i35 at 75 miles per hour with the cruise control engaged. I had been driving for approximately 2 hours. The car engine just started racing with no warning, I took the cruise off and had lost all ability to move forward or reverse. I had the entire family in the car. I am 800 miles from home and it will be 2 days for the fix. They estimate approximately $1800. The van is less than 3 years old and has 47,000 miles. This is hazardous and I can not believe that Ford does not recognize this as just doing and internet search on this these transmissions seem to fail around the 45k mark with no warning at all. I am currently stranded and hope that the fix will be done tomorrow. This problem occurred on 12/26/07.
#9 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
The car involved is a 2005 Mercury Monterey. With no warning, the transmission will go out leaving the vehicle unable to drive. I had to have the transmission replaced. This is a known issue with these minivans. It was Wed., Jul. 2, 2008 when this automatic transmission issue happened.
#10 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
Driving my Mercury Monterey when suddenly there was no transmission. The dealer states a new transmission is required for 4500. It was May 5, 2008 when this automatic transmission issue occurred.
#11 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
My wife was driving on sr528 at night in our 2005 Mercury Monterey coming home from work. While driving over the indian river bridge, the engine revved up on her and acted like it was in neutral. There was no warning whatsoever which placed her in a very dangerous situation. Every gear (reverse, d, 3, 1) acts like it's in neutral. Now the minivan is sitting at a gas station while we wait to find out the cost of repair. The van has 57000 miles and we've had it less than 3 years. This is apparently a common failure happening with the 2004 and 2005 Ford/Mercury minivans. Is Ford waiting for someone to get hurt or even worse before they do something? I'm extremely disappointed being a 7 time Ford purchaser. This automatic transmission problem happened on 08/30/08.
#12 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
2005 Mercury Monterey 4. 2 l automatic transmission - transmission stopped pulling while driving over railroad tracks - coasted to parking lot. This problem occurred on Sep. 22, 2009.
#13 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
The VIN of this vehicle was 2MRDA22205_. 2005 Mercury Monterey vehicle lost propulsion while traveling down the road in drive. Would not move in drive or reverse. No warning or previous signs of ensuing failure. Van is en route to dealer for diagnosis. Van has less than 50,000 miles on it. We were very lucky that the failure occurred on a roadway that enabled us to pull out of harms way. Four women passengers were able to push the vehicle into a parking lot for hauler to pickup. Waiting for word from the dealer on course of action. This automatic transmission problem happened on Oct. 25, 2009.
#14 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) is 2MRDA23225_. Please add me to your already long list of people begging for a recall on the 2005 Mercury Monterey transmission issues. This problem occurred on Tue., Dec. 1, 2009.
#15 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
The vehicle is a 2005 Mercury Monterey. Took the kids to the movies and drove around town for a good part of the day. About an hour after getting home I had to go to the store I got into the van and started the engine the rpms went up to about 4k. I backed out of the driveway and put the van into drive. The rpms went up again to about 4k again. After driving for about 20 feet the van lost power, then engine was still on but the van would not move. I stepped on the gas and the engine turned off. Per the Ford dealer it appears to be a transmission problem that is currently being investigated and might not be covered by my extended warranty. This issue happened on Dec. 12, 2009.
#16 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
The vehicle involved is a 2005 Mercury Monterey. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is 2MRZA21275_. My wife was backing out of a parking space at her job. She then put the vehicle in gear and it would not move. The transmission quit working without warning. There were no warning lights or any sign of a problem prior to the incident. Vehicle had to be towed to dealership. This automatic transmission problem happened on Dec. 18, 2009.
#17 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
I drove my 2005 Mercury Monterey to take my daughter to school this morning and came right home. About two hours later, had to leave and started car. I put car into reverse and nothing happened. Without any warning what so ever, my car no longer appears to have a working transmission. No matter what gear it is in, nothing at all happens. Car has just been towed to mechanic to be looked at first thing in the morning. Car has just over 53,000 miles. After reading the numerous other victims of this transmission problem, I am thankful it at least happened at my own home rather than being out somewhere with my kids in tow - or worse off while driving! still doesn't make this any better of a situation to be dealing with. The failure date was 02/01/10.
#18 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
The car involved was a 2005 Mercury Monterey. Transmission issues, will just go out while driving down the freeway! engine will then shut off leaving me without anyway to steer or brake!. This issue happened on Feb. 10, 2010.
#19 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
The vehicle involved is a 2005 Mercury Monterey. Driving down the road and lost all power to front wheels. Fluid levels good. Fluid not burnt or discolored. It was Saturday, February 13, 2010 when this automatic transmission issue happened.
#20 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
The vehicle was a 2005 Mercury Monterey. While driving at approximately 30 mph during rainy and snowy weather conditions, the vehicle suddenly lost power. He had to take his foot off the brake and roll backward to get into the emergency lane. The vehicle was then towed to a dealership where it was located at the time of the complaint. The dealer advised the contact that the transmission needed to be replaced. The contact had not called the manufacturer in regards to the failure. The contact is unable to provide a vehicle identification number at the time of the complaint. The failure and current mileages were approximately 54,000. This automatic transmission issue occurred 03/26/2010.
#21 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
The vehicle was a 2005 Mercury Monterey. While driving at approximately 35 mph, the vehicle began stuttering and shifting hard. The vehicle was taken to a transmission center where the contact was informed that the failure was caused by the automatic transmission which needed to be replaced. The mechanic pulled the pan from the transmission and found copper shavings attached to the magnet area. The vehicle was repaired at the transmission center. When the contact called the manufacturer, he was told that he was responsible for the repair costs. The failure mileage was 89,048. The failure date was Mar. 15, 2010.
#22 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
The vehicle was a 2005 Mercury Monterey. Driving down route 3 virginia. . . Car stopped having forward propulsion. Had to have it towed 65 dollars. And then to shop. . They are saying 3500 + for replacement. Transmission - needed at less then 65,000 miles. The failure date was July 22, 2010.
#23 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
My son was driving my 2005 Mercury Monterey with his 2 year old and 9 year old in the van down a very busy road at approximately 50mph when all of a sudden the van's engine started racing and all power was lost. He was forced to get off the road with no power. Once off the road he checked all gears and nothing worked. We had to get it towed to our house to await going to the shop on Monday. Now that I have looked online I see that there are hundreds of claims about a faulty transmission that you are currently investigating. Our van did exactly what happened and almost cause a major accident with my son and two grandkids. This issue happened on 08/29/2010.
#24 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
Consumer owns a 2005 Mercury Monterey. While driving approximately 65 mph when the vehicle stalled; however, he was able to drive onto the emergency lane and shut the engine off. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer where he was informed that the transmission needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileages were 62,000. The VIN was unavailable. It was Oct. 1, 2010 when this automatic transmission issue occurred.
#25 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
On July 23th 2010, I was driving my 2005 Mercury Monterey up an incline then all of a sudden the vehicle went to a brief acceleration. I let go of the acceleration pedal , then went to accelerate again, I had no power. The engine would rev but it was not engaged to the transmission. Luckily I was a able to coast down the hill and pull off to a safe spot. I had the vehicle towed and was told the transmission had went. I had the Ford dealership install a new transmission in the vehicle. The vehicle had 55,000 miles on it. The vehicle before then showed no signs of transmission trouble. After further research I noticed there has been multiple complaints regarding the same issue. This problem occurred on Friday, Jul. 23, 2010.
#26 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
The vehicle involved is a 2005 Mercury Monterey. The contact stated that while driving approximately 45 mph, the rpms went higher than normal. She was able to get the vehicle to the side of the road but could not steer or move after that. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic who informed her that she needed to replace the transmission. The vehicle had not been repaired. The failure mileage was approximately 35,000. It was Monday, October 1, 2007 when this automatic transmission issue happened.
#27 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
The vehicle is a 2005 Mercury Monterey. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is 2MRDA22265_. On Feb 7, 2011,after exiting i10, I stopped my 2005 Monterey van at my grandson's home. As I restarted I backed out and switched to forward gear. As I pressed the accelerator, nothing happened. I tried all gears and same result. Checking google, I found out that this has happened to thousands of 2005 Monterey vans and Mercury/Ford has done nothing to rectify this major problem with the transmission. My dealership quoted me a price of over$2,100 to fix. I believe that this is Ford's bill and I shouldn't be responsiible for their extremely poor engineering. This automatic transmission issue occurred Feb. 7, 2011.
#28 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
I was driving a 2005 Mercury Monterey minivan and lost power. The engine continues to run but I cannot go anywhere. This has not happened with this vehicle before. Have not replaced anything yet, as this just happened today - easter Sunday April 24, 2011. This automatic transmission problem happened on April 24, 2011.
#29 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2005 Mercury Monterey
The vehicle having this issue was a 2005 Mercury Monterey. The VIN of this vehicle was 2MRZA20274_. Vehicle. . . Just slowed down from 65 mph . . . Coasted to a stop. Engine runs fine but vehicle did not move with transmission selector in any position, reverse, drive, etc. It was Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009 when this automatic transmission issue happened.
#30 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2004 Mercury Monterey
There was crash involved with this Mercury Monterey. My 3 year old was in my Mercury Monterey we were in the process of leaving . She turned the key 1 spot on the ignition and pulled on the gear selector. My van with my child rolled out of my driveway. Hitting 2 mail boxes and a cable router before coming to a stop. I took the vehicle back to the dealer ganley Mercury in brunswick ,ohio. They told me the car was made this way. I have tried every type of vehicle and had friends try this in theirs. Not 1 vehicle will go into gear with out the brake depressed or will not go at all. I think there is a defect in this vehicle. Nobody at Ford or the dealer ship wants to talk about this,all they say is its supposed to do that. I don't think it is. If you could contact me I would be grateful. Thank you. The failure date was Apr. 14, 2007.
#31 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2004 Mercury Monterey
2004 Mercury Monterey 4. 2 liter engine, 4 speed automatic- no warranty 38,960 miles without warning, the van stopped accelerating on freeway on-ramp and the driver had to coast to side of highway cloverleaf. When vehicle was safe from merging traffic but still on freeway shoulder the accelerator was pushed and the van would rev it's engine in all gears, forward and reverse without moving forward or reverse. Since the van would not move under it's power the van was towed to a Lincoln Mercury dealer. My wife and 1 year old child got a ride from family. The dealer inspected the vehicle and said we would need an entire rebuilt transmission from Ford, parts and labor was $3500 (3yr warranty). They showed me the transmission fluid pan with many metal shavings stuck to the magnet. I spoke with Ford customer relations three times and after a two day delay (their computer system had problems) they got back with me to say Ford would provide no assistance with the repair. I never complained to anyone at Ford customer service, I only asked for the ability to purchase an extended warranty post-breakdown or a discount in the repair cost. This van operated, looked, and drove like new before the breakdown and we've only had it for one oil change since we bought it used from the dealer. My wife is uneasy with the idea of driving it again with small children for fear of becoming stuck in an unsafe location without warning. I feel this is a safety concern and design defect please look under Ford freestar vans to see the number of similar and recent complaints. Currently the vehicle is at dealer to replace transmission with a rebuilt Ford item. It was Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008 when this automatic transmission issue happened.
#32 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2004 Mercury Monterey
The vehicle is a 2004 Mercury Monterey. Driving home from a family road trip, car began slipping and went into neutral. Will not go into drive or reverse. No accident, but very close calls during stop and go traffic on the way home. Very stressful situation for a 2004 Mercury Monterey with 69,000 miles on it. This automatic transmission issue occurred Jul. 10, 2008.
#33 - Automatic Transmission problem of the 2004 Mercury Monterey
The vehicle involved is a 2004 Mercury Monterey. The vehicle identification number (VIN) of this Mercury Monterey is 2MRDA20294_. I was pulling out of an intersection on to a state route and just as I got into the lane my transmission popped into neutral. I had to coast to the side of the road causes the cars behind me to hit their brakes and go around me to keep from hitting each other. This issue happened on Aug. 4, 2008.
Other Power Train related problems of Mercury Monterey:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problems||100|
|Automatic Transmission problems||74|
|Transmission Failure problems||32|
|Power Train problems||18|
|Transmission Not Go Into Gear problems||7|
|Transmission Noise problems||6|
|Automatic Transmission Control Module problems||4|
|Transmission Not Engage problems||4|
|Transmission Gear Slipping problems||3|
|Transmission Slip Out Of Gear problems||3|
|Axle Assembly problems||1|
|Axle Shaft problems||1|
|Automatic Transmission Cooler problems||1|
|Transmission Sensor problems||1|
|Vehicle Shudder problems||1|
|Noises During Shifting problems||1|