I'm driving a 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis....

Asked by Jul 03, 2015 at 12:47 PM about the 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I think my timing chain broke... I drove
the car a hour away and drove it back.
Rode around and ran errands when I
got back. Stopped and got gas and
rode around a little but more. My
check engine light came one and I
stopped at the AutoZone. While I was
in the store waiting on the computer
my car just went dead... When I went
outside to start it up it sounded real
bad rattling and shut back off.... I'm
not sure if it's timing just looking for
answers... I was given a few options
like maybe it blew a spark plug, timing
chain broke. I drove it home with 2
feet home and it took forever got it to
just go..... any suggestions?

11 Answers

148,375

If the timing chain broke it would not run at all. period. Not even badly.

Even if one broke? It runs just really bad...

Any suggestions

Here's a suggestion: Time for a new ride, Clyde!! Great time to consider an upgrade, partna!! Sliiide on down to your local Mazda Dealer and scoop up a hot new ride with fries on the side!! Hollar back at me one time, big dawggie!!

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Well thanks but no thanks.... Any suggestions real suggestions

17,570

What was the check engine light code or codes ?

Cylinder 4 misfire

222,185

I'd change the spark plugs first. If you still have the misfire, then replace the coil on cylinder #4. So what kind of rattling noise, is it coming from the fan/serpentine belt area, or from the engine? How's your fluid levels?

That's the plan ASAP... rattling maybe the timing guides loose..

Fluid levels are fine....

A Mercury Grand Marquis is like defecation in the pants: Not wanted or desired and hella messy!!

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Grand Marquis

Looking for a Used Grand Marquis in your area?

CarGurus has 2,174 nationwide Grand Marquis listings starting at $1,995.

ZIP:

Search Mercury Grand Marquis Questions

Mercury Grand Marquis Experts

#1 Tracy Hooks
Tracy Hooks
Reputation 5,140
#2 kbro
kbro
Reputation 2,040
#3 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 1,620
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Crown Victoria
10 Great Deals out of 1,210 listings starting at $1,700
Used Lincoln Town Car
30 Great Deals out of 2,075 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Impala
798 Great Deals out of 34,708 listings starting at $799
Used Cadillac DeVille
4 Great Deals out of 1,976 listings starting at $1,750
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
803 Great Deals out of 28,674 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
2,876 Great Deals out of 212,656 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
883 Great Deals out of 82,090 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Camry
1,080 Great Deals out of 98,047 listings starting at $1,250
Used Lincoln Continental
3,737 listings starting at $42,995

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Mercury Grand Marquis LS For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 118 listings starting at $2,999
2009 Mercury Grand Marquis LS For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 98 listings starting at $3,800
2008 Mercury Grand Marquis LS For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 111 listings starting at $2,995