Customer Support - (813) 235-0800 Call Us Text A VIN#
Mon-Thu 9AM-8PM  |  Fri-Sat 9AM-5PM EST

Remanufactured Mercury Montego Transmissions 

  • Learn about common Mercury Montegotransmission problems 
  • Everything you need to know when shopping for a Mercury Montegotransmission for sale 
  • How and when to buy a remanufactured Mercury Montegotransmission 

Get A Transmission Quote

Remanufactured Mercury Montego Transmissions 


The Mercury Montego was designed to sort of recapture some of the lost luster of the fullsize American sedan. Unfortunately however, transmission problems with the AWF21 could leave you wishing for another way to get around. So let’s see if installing a remanufactured Mercury Montego transmission could help you rediscover some of that missing luster. 


Common Mercury Montego Transmission Problems  


Slipping, Erratic Shifting, Harsh Forward or Reverse Gear Engagement: Some of the most common AWF21 transmission problems are slipping between gears, erratic up or down shifts, or a hard slam when the AWF21 transmission engages Drive or Reverse. There are a number of design flaws in this transmission, and any one of them could be causing these symptoms. 


Another common problem is overheating. This happens when the moving parts inside the transmission are creating more friction heat than the ATF can remove. The most common cause of this condition is towing heavy loads, driving in stop/go traffic, or on mountain roads where the transmission has to shift a lot. 


How to Solve Mercury Montego Transmission Problems 


Solution A: Buy a Used Mercury Montego Transmission  

Going to the local junkyard and picking up a used Mercury Montego transmission might seem like the cheapest and fastest option. But you need to consider the fact that you don’t know what the actual shape of the internal components are. It could very well be on the verge of transmission problems of its own, which would leave you in the exact same predicament that you’re in now. And that 30 – 90 day junkyard warranty probably won’t cover labor charges to install the replacement transmission if something goes wrong. 


Solution B: Buy a Rebuilt Mercury Montego Transmission  

Getting a rebuilt Mercury Montego transmission would probably seem like a better idea. However, a lot of mechanics and transmission shops will only rebuild your Mercury Montego transmission back to its original factory specifications. Which means that all of those factory design flaws are still going to be inplay. And that rebuilt transmission warranty might only be good at certain shops, which could do you no good if you have transmission problems while you’re traveling. 


Solution C: Buy a Remanufactured Mercury Montego Transmission  

If you want to get the most service life out of your little luxury SUV as possible, then you really should consider a remanufactured Mercury Montego transmission from Street Smart Transmission. Each one is completely disassembled and re-remanufactured, so nothing is left to chance. Theyre also modified to correct the factory design flaws, which will greatly extend the service life. Plus, you get a 3-Year/Unlimited Mile Nationwide Warranty. This will cover parts and labor charges at any licensed repair shop in the Continental United States, giving you a lot more flexibility and coverage.