2 Common Mercury Milan Problems

A list of some of the most common issues Milan owners have to deal with.

  1. Takata Recalls

    Parts supplier, Takata, manufactured defective, shrapnel-hurling airbag inflators that need to be recalled. The issue affects 34 million+ vehicles spread out across 24 brands, making it one of the largest (and most dangerous) recalls in aut…

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  2. ETB Puts Mariner and Milan in Limp Home Mode

    It's been a long road for electronic throttle body (ETB) complaints in Ford and Mercury vehicles. It's been an even longer road for owners with ETBs that are prone to sudden surges, dangerous stalls, and being sent into 'limp home mode' whi…

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What Milan Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

What Breaks

Years to Avoid

Milan Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The Milan has 1 generation available in North American markets.

  1. 1st Generation Milan

    Years
    2006–2011
    Reliability
    24th of 28
    PainRank
    5.54
    Complaints
    123
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Milan Key Numbers

  1. 123 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 61 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 12 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

Recent Milan News

There's a lot of news out there, but not all of it matters. We try to boil down it to the most important bits about things that actually help you with your car problem. Interested in getting these stories in an email? Signup for free email alerts over at CarComplaints.com.

  1. The Milan is part of another Takata recall expansion announced by Ford.

    The whole situation is quite the mess because across the industry 3.3 million vehicles are getting called back. There have been more confirmed casualties due to the inflators, and now there’s a stop-driving order for certain Ranger owners before it happens again.

    The first Takata recall happened in May of 2013, crazy.

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  2. Mercury's parent company has petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to be exempted from the Takata recall.

    Unlike the tens of millions of airbag inflators already recalled in millions of vehicles, the 2.7 million inflators have a drying agent (desiccant) called calcium sulfate used to protect the explosive chemical, ammonium nitrate, from moisture.…

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  3. Ford Motor Company announced it will recall 816,000 vehicles with dangerous Takata airbags-and-seat-belts

    , including the 2006-2008 Mercury Milan. Each vehicle needs new passenger-side frontal airbag inflators.…

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  4. Ford is recalling almost 1.9 million vehicles to replace Takata passenger-side frontal airbag inflators,

    including the 2006-2011 Mercury Milan. This action in part of a massive new recall of 35-40 million vehicles from numerous automakers.

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