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I have a 2006 Mercury Grand Marquis. The drive shaft turns…

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I have a 2006...

I have a 2006 Mercury Grand Marquis. The drive shaft turns but the rear wheels don't turn!

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have power steering? Have you checked the power steering fluid?

No, what would that have to do with drive chain?

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Grand Marquis yourself? What have you tried so far?

Taken the back cover off the rear end. The gear on the drive shaft turns but is not contacting axle gears and it will slide back & forth.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Not that I am aware of.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Mercury
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Mercury Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 7 months ago
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Hi, my name is ***** ***** is caused by a bad pinion bearing, when they go out, the pinion will slide forward and backwards, and wont engage he ring gear, you will have to disassemble the rear end and replace he pinion and the pinion bearing,Tim

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