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Ford Mondeo (1996–2000)

Last updated 16 September 2015

Facelift of original. Criticisms of original very good Mondeo overcome, fine combination of ride, handling, performance, economy, and cheap maintenance.
Limited cockpit storage for odds and ends. Four-speed autos are short-lived. Manual clutches expensive to replace.
Updated 16 August 2011

On 2.5 and 3.0 V6, a rumble from the front may mean that the bottom crank pulley damper assembly 4659709 is starting to separate around the rubber insert in the middle of the flat dinner plate sized...

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