help! I have a 2003 mercury sable, had a slight oil leak but nothing major. Was on the way to work when my car started jerking like crazy, both the check engine and transmission light came one. The car also wont shift gears.

20

Asked by Aug 29, 2013 at 12:31 PM about the 2003 Mercury Sable GS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2003 Mercury sable. Took it to a transmission specialist he wasn't sure what the problem was either. Ran his machine and 7 of the electrical codes came up.

3 Answers

7,025

Fix per codes and check transmission operation. Now is the time to trade it in if you can afford the new payments.

20

I took it to a transmission specialist the Guy ran his machine and it popped up with 7 different electric codes. He said he wasn't sure what the problem was. I'm afraid to bring it back and have him check it out again. You give me no hope when you say take it back if I can afford new payments. Does it sound like an extremely expensive problem?

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
24,575

Don't go back to that guy! The transmission for your car cast about $1800 to $2000 to either replace or rebuild. Ford dealers have a 3 year warranty if you decide to buy a rebuilt. You could take your chances at a wrecking yard but changing out that tranny in the driveway is A LOT of work if it fails. My associate was referring to replacing the vehicle instead of fixing it. I would strongly weight the value and condition of the vehicle vs. buying another car.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Sable

Looking for a Used Sable in your area?

CarGurus has 925 nationwide Sable listings starting at $3,295.

ZIP:

Search Mercury Sable Questions

Mercury Sable Experts

#1 JP1956
JP1956
Reputation 680
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 600
#3 Guy Outland
Guy Outland
Reputation 370
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Taurus
269 Great Deals out of 20,573 listings starting at $1,995
Used Mercury Grand Marquis
30 Great Deals out of 1,835 listings starting at $2,000
Used Chevrolet Impala
590 Great Deals out of 34,064 listings starting at $899
Used Toyota Camry
1,104 Great Deals out of 90,761 listings starting at $1,599
Used Nissan Altima
1,154 Great Deals out of 79,676 listings starting at $500
Used Ford Escape
1,430 Great Deals out of 90,838 listings starting at $900
Used Honda Civic
814 Great Deals out of 88,107 listings starting at $1,299
Used Honda Accord
948 Great Deals out of 77,739 listings starting at $899
Used Lincoln Town Car
35 Great Deals out of 1,791 listings starting at $1,500
Used Hyundai Sonata
826 Great Deals out of 46,092 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Mustang
543 Great Deals out of 45,845 listings starting at $1,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.