Last post on Jun 03, 2010 at 2:29 PM
You are in the Ford Crown Victoria/Mercury Grand Marquis
What is this discussion about?
Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis, Car Buying, Sedan
#3 of 4 Re: 2000-2005 Crown Vic RCMP Car [euphonium]
May 18, 2010 (10:14 am)
Alright, although funny, not very useful. Doesn anyone else have any information?
#4 of 4 2000-2005 Crn. Vic
Jun 03, 2010 (2:29 pm)
I buy and sell retired police cars here in Michigan.The mileage on these cars is usally not a factor, unless it`s extremely high, or your buying to resell. My best advice is to insist on service records being made available.Every police Dept. has them, and most offer them with the car.Inspect the service file prior to buying. Here in the states the two most common service intervals are 3000, and 5000 miles. The file should reflect regular maint. It will also show any Collision damge repairs, Which are very common. Although a fender or door skin replacement isn`t a deal breaker, Frame/unibody straighting should raise some concerns. The most common problems with these cars are COP (coil on plug) Failure, which is an easy fix, and front clutch failure in transmission which is not, But is covered under ford motor tech. service bullitin. I buy cars from 2000 thru 2006 with a max. of 110,000 miles, but that is arbitrary, as people shy from buying higher mileage cars. I`d be comfortable driving them to 200,000 miles. Hope this helps. Jim.