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By CLAREMORE BOY
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 4dr Sedan


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It's been a decent car for the most part. We've put over 80,000 miles on it in 4 yrs. The problems have been the cooling system, the brake rotors, and the heater core went out a year ago. And why Ford put independent rear suspension on it, i'll never know, just extra struts to be replaced! The wind noise is right on the edge of being tolerable. However, I wouldn't be afraid to go cross country in her right now! A person could do worse.


Best Features

I like the streamlined appearance.


Worst Features

Better brake designs and I hate the idiot lights.


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the worst ever
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By bill
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 4dr Sedan


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replaced the transmission 3 times this car is horrible will never buy American junk again!


Best Features

none


Worst Features

don't make it anymore


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I will never buy another Murcury/Ford
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By I hate this car
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 4dr Sedan


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This is the worst car ever. I hate this car. The windshield wipers go off practically non stop without you even touching the dial. They are especially worse whenever I use the turn signal, and they'll go off about 10 times every time I turn. The transmission is iffy, it misses all the time, and is very jerky. It probably needs to be fixed! The brakes need to be serviced again, I already had them replaced once. (I've got about 120,000 miles on it). It's got some nice features inside. I like the power seats, and it's got awesome AC. But there is nothing worse than driving down the road with your brakes squealing and wipers going off like crazy. Don't buy one!


Best Features

AC, Gas mileage is decent, power everything is pretty nice too.


Worst Features

Transmission is awful, brakes are terrible, windshield wipers going off all the time.


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I love my sable
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By MR SABLE!
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1999 Mercury Sable LS 4dr Sedan


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good car, my tranny went after 122,000 miles, got it replaced and she runs fine. it's also pretty fast


Best Features

weather control is awesome


Worst Features

the car is rather long, harder to park in the city


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Another Ford Transmission Problem
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By Steve--Midlothian VA
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1999 Mercury Sable LS 4dr Sedan


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I am the 2nd owner of my '99 Sable (owned it for almost 4 years). It has only 70k miles on it, but it already needs major transmission work. It slips, or neutrals out momentarily, when starting from a stop. Ford, this is a safety issue, not just a value issue! No car should require a transmission rebuild at 70k. Additionally, the ABS light comes on intermittently, the brake pedal groans a bit, then sinks slightly to the floor. The dealer says his diagnostic computer can't communicate with my car's computer, so he doesn't know what's wrong or how to fix it. Makes me feel like I own a FIAT ("Fix It Again, Tony"). Now I understand why so many people switch to Hondas and Toyotas.


Best Features

Leather, sunroof, fairly comfortable on long rides, leg and head room for tall people, even in back seat.


Worst Features

Upgraded brake rotors and transmissions. Especially transmissions!


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