Safety Ratings
1998 Mercury Mystique
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 3.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls11
Number of Complaints233
Number of Investigations7
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 1998 Mercury Mystique vehicles

1998 Mercury Mystique (4/14/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08E033000

Component Name: SUSPENSION

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: FEDERAL MOGUL IS RECALLING 6,903 AFTERMARKET BALL JOINT ASSEMBLIES SHIPPED BETWEEN NOVEMBER 9, 2007 AND MARCH 26, 2008, WHICH MAY HAVE BEEN PACKAGED WITH INCORRECT NUTS. THE PART NUMBERS PACKAGED WITH INCORRECT NUTS ARE: K7147, K7329, K8683, AND 104353. THESE PARTS WERE MADE FOR USE ON THE VARIOUS VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE.

Defect: THE NUTS INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGING FOR THESE BALL JOINT ASSEMBLIES ARE MISSING THE INTENDED PREVAILING TORQUE (SELF-LOCKING) FEATURE. IF THE INCORRECT NUT WAS TO BECOME LOOSE, THE JOINING MEMBERS MAY LOOSEN LEADING TO A SEPARATION OF THE BALL JOINT. THIS MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: FEDERAL MOGUL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE PARTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 22, 2008. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FEDERAL MOGUL AT 877-489-6659.

1998 Mercury Mystique (3/13/2006)  

Campaign Number: 06E022000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: CERTAIN AFTERMARKET BRAKE HYDRAULIC MASTER CYLINDERS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT BRAKE CYLINDERS FOR CERTAIN FORD, DAIMLERCHRYSLER, AND JEEP PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE BRAKE CYLINDERS WERE SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAMES OF NAPA, RAYBESTOS, AIMCO, AC DELCO, CARQUEST, BENDIX, AND WAGNER. ONLY PRODUCTS THAT WERE MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 27, 2005 THROUGH JANUARY 17, 2006 (DATE CODES 0529 THROUGH 0602) ARE SUBJECT TO THIS RECALL. WHEN SUBJECT TO VERY COLD TEMPERATURES, AN INTERNAL SEAL IN THE MASTER CYLINDER COULD LOSE FLEXIBILITY AND MAY CAUSE BRAKE FLUID TO LEAK.

Defect: LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID CAN LEAD TO A DECREASE IN BRAKE LINE PRESSURE AND AN INCREASE IN STOPPING DISTANCE, WHICH CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: AFFINIA (BRAKE PARTS, INC.) WILL REPLACE THE SUBJECT BRAKE HYDRAULIC MASTER CYLINDERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 20, 2006. OWNERS CAN CONTACT AFFINA GROUP CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-323-0354.

1998 Mercury Mystique (8/8/2001)  

Campaign Number: 01I013000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1998 FORD CONTOUR/MERCURY MYSTIQUE PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT AT THE KANSAS CITY ASSEMBLY PLANT. THE FRONT COIL SPRINGS COULD POTENTIALLY FRACTURE DUE TO CORROSION.

Defect: SOME TIRES HAVE DEFLATED DUE TO CONTACT WITH A BROKEN SPRING.

Corrective Action: FORD IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY FOR FRONT COIL SPRING REPLACEMENT FOR THE FRONT COIL SPRINGS FOR 10 YEARS FROM ORIGINAL DATE OF SALE OF A VEHICLE OR 150,000 MILES, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.

1998 Mercury Mystique (8/8/2001)  

Campaign Number: 01V255000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT AT THE KANSAS CITY ASSEMBLY PLANT AND ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, AND WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE FRONT COIL SPRINGS MAY FRACTURE AS A RESULT OF CORROSION IN HIGH CORROSION ENVIRONMENTS. DEPENDING ON THE LOCATION OF THE FRACTURE, A BROKEN SPRING COULD MOVE PAST THE SPRING SEAT AND CONTACT A FRONT TIRE.

Defect: SOME TIRES HAVE DEFLATED DUE TO CONTACT WITH A BROKEN SPRING.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL SPRING CATCHER BRACKETS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 23, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.

1998 Mercury Mystique (7/9/2001)  

Campaign Number: 01V230000

Component Name: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: ON CERTAIN MY 1996-1998 PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT AT THE KANSAS CITY, CUAUTITLAN ASSEMBLY PLANTS OR ON MY 1999 PASSENGER VEHCLES BUILT AT THE AUTOMOTIVE ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL ASSEMBLY PLANTS, THE ROUGH SURFACE OF THE HEATER BLOWER RESISTOR'S STAINLESS STEEL BLADES CAN DAMAGE THE COPPER SURFACE OF THE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR. THE DAMAGE COULD, OVER TIME, CAUSE INCREASED RESISTANCE IN THE CONNECTOR AND, DUE TO SUBSEQUENT TERMINAL RELAXATION, RESULT IN AN OPEN CIRCUIT CONDITION.

Defect: THE OPEN CIRCUIT COULD LEAD TO ELECTRICAL ARCING THAT COULD MELT THE CONNECTOR HOUSING MATERIAL CREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW HEATER BLOWER RESISTOR AND A NEW WIRE JUMPER HARNESS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 29, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE for sale

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1998 Mercury Mystique LS

New Listing
$3,000

1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 90695 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Loves Park, IL
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Mercury Mystique GS

$3,669

1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE GS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 131455 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Pensacola, FL
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

1998 Mercury Mystique LS

New Listing
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1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 62261 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: North Charleston, SC
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Mercury Mystique LS

New Listing
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1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 212925 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Waukesha, WI
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Mercury Mystique LS

New Listing
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1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 95199 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Epping, NH
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Mercury Mystique LS

$1,980

1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 176000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Minnetonka, MN
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Mercury Mystique GS

$3,795

1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE GS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 142914 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Colton, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

1998 Mercury Mystique LS

$4,988

1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 116203 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Mercury Mystique GS

$2,900

1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE GS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 68076 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Buffalo, NY
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

1998 Mercury Mystique LS

$3,995

1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 119899 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Romeoville, IL
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Mercury Mystique LS

$6,500

1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 91000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Lakewood, CO
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Mercury Mystique

$1,995

1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 156727 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Tallahassee, FL
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

1998 Mercury Mystique LS

$3,999

1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 57110 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Ann Arbor, MI
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Mercury Mystique GS

$1,995

1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE GS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 110101 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: North Hollywood, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

1998 Mercury Mystique GS

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1998 MERCURY MYSTIQUE GS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 155086 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Farmington, NM
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy
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