In all Ford transmissions in Ford Taurus, MURCURY SABLE, and Lincoln models from around 1997 to around 2004, the transmissions were "shredding" the gears, so the transmissions basicly were no good. That's what happend to you, It will cost around $1500-$3000, depending on where you take it to be replaced or repaired.
The O/D OFF warning light in the bottom left of your tachometer on your 1999 Mercury Sable means that the ( OVERDRIVE IS OFF ) * that's the " top gear " of your automatic transmission
On a 2001 Mercury Sable : That's your " CHECK TRANSAXLE " ( transmission ) warning light The warning light is located in the bottom of the tachometer on the left side . If the light stays on take the vehicle in for servicing
According to the 2000 Mercury Sable Owner Guide : That is your check trans-axle ( transmission ) warning light that is located in the bottom / left area of your tachometer ( a problem has been detected , shifting may be restricted ) ( if warning lamp remains on , have your vehicle serviced immediately )
On a 1999 Mercury Sable : The transaxle ( transmission ) is located in the engine compartment , bolted to the engine
Inside the transmission
The Mercury Sable transmission has a fluid capacity of 12 quarts. You can use any SAE certified automatic transmission fluid.
That is a "Check transmission light"
NO it don't. It is a electronic controlled transmission.
Replace your transmission pump or get a new transmission.
According to the 2000 Mercury Sable Owner Guide : ( Motorcraft MERCON - V , automatic transmission fluid in both types of automatic transaxle / transmission )
Clean the 1994 Sable transmission at a car wash. This will make it easier to find the leak. Keeping the fluid full, check the transmission frequently to see where the leak is.
On the transmission.
No , it has a 4 speed automatic transmission ( transaxle ) It doesn't have a continuously variable transmission ( CVT )
Check transmission fluid level Change transmission fluid and filter
Right where the transmission dipstick goes. You will need a funnel
According to the 1999 Mercury Sable Owner Guide : ( Motorcraft MERCON-V automatic transmission fluid ) ( to confirm the type used , it should be engraved in the automatic transmission fluid dipstick )
The automatic transmission ( transaxle ) fluid dipstick is near the firewall where the transmission is bolted to the rear of the engine
On a 2001 Mercury Sable : The automatic transaxle ( transmission ) fluid level dipstick is near the firewall , in the area of the brake fluid reservoir , in the engine compartment
According to the 1998 Mercury Sable Owner Guide : ( Motorcraft MERCON-V automatic transmission fluid )
In a 1998 Mercury Sable : The transaxle is the transmission on your front wheel drive Mercury Sable it is located in the engine compartment , on the drivers side , bolted to the engine
The transmission dip stick on a 1994 Mercury Sable is located on the driver's side of the motor. It has a white-handled ring and it is about midway between the radiator and the back fire wall.
The 1995 Mercury Sable has two different available transmissions. The fill capacities depend on the transmission type. Transmission code AX4S has a specified fill of 12.3-quarts(qts). The AX4N fill is 13.5-qts.