MERCURY COUGAR | OIL FILTER COMBUSTED DUE TO PRESSURE. | HOBOKEN,NJ | 1999

OIL FILTER COMBUSTED DUE TO PRESSURE. ENGINE HAS BEEN DESTROYED!!! CAR IS A YEAR AND A HALF OLD WITH 24,500 MILES. I HAVE A NUMBER OF PROBLEMS THAT HAVE OCCURRED WITH THIS CAR. I HAVE IGNORED DUE TO THEY COME AND GO. SUCH AS RATTLING NOISES FROM THE TRUNK, CIGARRETTE LIGHTER IS DEAD, GAS GAUGE DOESN’T READ PROPERLY ALL THE TIME, LIGHTS ILLUMINATE FOR REAR LIGHT OUT, AIRBAGS, COOLANT, NEXT TIME START UP CAR THEY ARE OUT??? I HAD A SATURN FOR 5 YEARS NEVER HAD A PROBLEM. I HAVE THIS COUGAR FOR A YEAR AND A HALF AND LOOK AT ALL THESE PROBLEMS. I AM SORRY A CAR THAT IS A YEAR AND A HALF SHOULD NOT BE GETTING A NEW ENGINE!!!! I AM EXTREMELY DISAPPOINTED WITH MERCURY. I WILL NEVER GET ANOTHER ONE AGAIN.*AK Date Reported:Jan 10, 2001. Car problem was reported in HOBOKEN, NJ. Car had an original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19990601. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Drive type:FWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 30 MPH.