Temp gauge on dash was not working correctly and a heating problem caused the engine to cook. My father is still driving this car, now with over 180,000 miles. The last model year of this updated Sable generation was 1995. Also at 178,000 miles the car started over heating, the coolant reservoir was all cracked so that had to be replaced, but the car is still over heating, I have put more money into repairs than I paid for the car. The heater is still working good, and no overheating. The transmission is a known weak point and I would almost suggest budgeting for the job.
The '92 now has 146K and the '97 has 105K. Although the power output was rated at the same 140 hp 104 kW as the 3. I have replaced the brake-pads and starter on the '92 last month. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. His son Matt points out that its new Sable sedan is the consummate family vehicle.
A passenger-side airbag became standard for 1993, and a redesigned drivers side airbag and steering wheel came in 1993 for 1994 models. The jarring thud in the transmission was addressed by removing the pan, and changing the transmission filter and fluid. Seems that he had a lot of transmission troubles. The design was also adopted in the Mercury Topaz and Tracer, with other automakers adopting variations of the styling into the early 1990s. Called dealership and now they wont do anything about. In an accompanying photo it is shown being held up by two middle aged women, leading to the belief it would weigh less than 600 lbs.
To its credit, the car continued to run even after the electrodes of the spark plugs were burned down to nubs, and new plugs did help matters. The car has 85,000 miles on it, and in good condition, would be worth 3K of trade-in value. This only shows me how many problems Sables can have. And also the transmission is still like new. The fuel mileage isn't bad at 18 in the city and 28 on the highway either. We had the cooling system pressure flushed three times, and by the third time everything seemed to be cleaned out and it has worked fine ever since.
Wagons had a maximum of 81. Archived from on 27 April 2007. Decided to only operate in normal drive and haven't had additional problems. The last Sable left the Atlanta plant on April 29, 2005. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter.
It was sold on eBay in 2006. When it does go it will cost 150. Brakes as needed, rear discs need more attention. Most people I talk to says that it is a decent car however. Mercurys have been rebadged Fords in years gone by but this Sable has enough individuality to keep it from being mistaken for a Taurus. Due to the Mercury brand's discontinuation in Canada, the fourth generation Sable was never available in the Canadian market. From October 1985 to 2005, the Sable was produced as a mid-size four-door sedan and station wagon, serving as the Mercury counterpart of the Ford Taurus no Sable version of the was produced.
DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. For 2004, the Sable received minor cosmetic changes to the front and rear fascias, most noticeably the grille was made fully chrome. A special one-of-a-kind Sable convertible was created in 1987 for the 1988. Car is great on long drives, effortless cruising. In 1991, sales dipped to just over 100,000 units, before a new generation of Sable was launched. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager.
The first two tries can be short bursts, or prolonged cranks --- doesn't matter, it only starts the third time. At the time Audi had just released the A8, so it might have been an engineering exercise for constructing all aluminum frames, as Jaguar has now. Can anyone email me if this could be the transmission?? In total, 2,112,374 Sables were produced during its 1985-2005 production. Too bad, other than a poorly designed transmission it has been a pretty good car. Differences from the Taurus included different front and rear fascias, and the elimination of the rear quarter window. They bought it with about 65,000 miles and it now has 135,000 miles. I have never had to put so many repairs into any other vehicle I have owned, I have owned a Saturn and a 1990 Pontiac Grand Am, there has been slight problems with them, but not near as expensive or as many problems.
Apparently Mercury wants to move both models of the new Sable so the sedan and the wagon are all going for the same price. The problem has been getting worse with the car completely shuting down at times now. I do not have the prettiest car in the parking lot though. I get 25 in town and 35 on the highway doing an avg speed of 75-80 mph. Then they finally figured out it was the return hose to the power steering pump. Thus it was unique to the and.
It isn't totally smooth, but good enough to have gotten another 50,000 miles out of it, and counting. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. It had 33,000 miles on it. The Sable is an unabashed family car that's very comfortable and pleasant to drive. Wagons get the uprated rear dics brakes and the whole braking system is better than any other car I have known. So that's my rating for them.