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This category covers questions about Mercury, a division of Ford Motor Company. Mercury was founded in 1939 by Edsel Ford, son of Henry Ford and was phased out by Ford Motor Company in 2010. Mercury specialized in manufacturing and selling entry-level luxury vehicles.
Bad bulbs ?- they are double filamented with the larger being for the tailights. Bad switch?
U have to use a chainsaw and then weld it back together
Starters period are usually located on the right underside of engine somewhere in there
I had the same problem, and since I couldn't find the answer here,I had to figure it out myself. Luckily, I was able to find thissite again, so here's what worked for me. Push the Setup button three times, until your driver display sayssomething like "Press Reset for system check". Then push Reset....
This is the service interval light, it goes off every 4,800 miles or every 358 days. It is to remind you that your car might need an oil change, or regular maintenance. To turn it off, simply hold the Select and Units buttons down for 4 seconds, the light will turn off after 4 seconds.
Jack the motor up and take the motor mount loose on the top rightside. Carefully lower the motor down until you see the crankshaftbolt on the bottom. Then take the center bolt off the crankshaftand then the pulley will come off.
I've never seen them separate. Maybe you have a slip in the line somewhere.
According to the 2004 Mercury Sable Owner Guide : ( Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid is used as the power steering fluid )
Answer . You don't. It is reset with an OBD2 scanner. Answer . It just might reset and clear the codes if you take the batterycables off the battery and leave it that way for a while. Dependsupon the car. Aug., 13, 2013- Double checked. Dealer, Ford Service Writers,suggest disconnect Pos. & Neg....
If you're lucky, you might be able to get it done for about $850. If there's ANY damage caused by engine overheating though, this number goes up dramaticly. I advise planning at least $1,000 for this type of repair ($1,500 if you anticipate other problems). Also, this will take about a week to do,...
I would not want an 88 cougar. To old
the seal is broken. Buy some tubed cocking and put it in a line all around the outside
How do I replace the fog lights in my 03 mercury mountaineer
it is right across from my thermostat and i have a 2000 mercury cougur it srews in and out.
NOTE: . Dropping the transmission pan will drain only 5-6 quarts of fluid. This leaves another 6 or so quarts in the torque converter, transmission lines, trans cooler (if equipped), and the radiator side-tank for trans fluid cooling. . The information below focuses on performing a fluid ...
Since you failed to specify the engine all I can say is this:Carefully drain the coolant to the thermostat housing level so thatnone contaminates the ground. Remove all hoses and electricalconnectors from the thermostat housing. Make sure you have theappropriate gaskets and seals for your engine by...
First, the cougar has four settings for the ignition key, first is all off and is closest to you, then you have radio on, the you have on, then finally, you have start. Turn the key from off to on 4 times within 6 seconds per cycle ending with the car off, the PATS light should be lit, then...
Not really much to do. Spark plugs, air filter, oil and filter, fuel filter, and check that the ign. wires are good.
It is possible that the headlight door wiring is degraded to thepoint of not working. After nearly 50 years, it could be time toreplace the wiring harness.
The 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis takes 22" wiper blades on both sides front. See sources and related links below for more information. Since there are over 22 different wiper arm attachments, do not buy wipers just by length only - be sure to lookup exact wiper blade part numbers by vehicle make,...
it should be on the left side of the trunk underneath the carpeting. just pull that off and it's bolted to the side.
The oil capacity should be with the filter 5.5 L ( 5.8 qts )Without filter 5.0 L( 5.3 qts ).
The fuel pump is inside the gas tank you have to drop the tank to get it out
As of August 20 , 2013 you can still view the 1996 Mercury Villager owners manual online at : www . motorcraft service . com ( no spaces ) Click on Owner Guides ( the fuse section starts on page 337 , it has the diagrams andlists )
Hey Rick==Simply get to the back of the light assy and turn the bulb counterclockwise to remove. GoodluckJoe
Answer . The firing order is simply 1,2,3,4,5,6 the distributor rotates counter clockwise, and the number one cylander is the rear extreme right of the car (passenger side)..
8 engine cylinders on your 4.6 liter / 281 cubic inch - V8 engine
On the drivers door there is a WINDOW LOCK rocker switch ( goes left and right ) If it has been shifted to the left only the driver can open or close the power windows
Trouble code P1235 means: Fuel Pump Control out Of Range (Fuel Pump Driver Module/VLCM)
more than likely they need balanced. 65;
You can buy a siphon kit at your local auto parts.
This is a common problem with this Mountaineer(all). It's due to bad soldering in the Radio. I found a guy on eBay that repaired it cheap. Now my over head display in my 2001 Explorer stopped showing the temp and compass heading because of bad soldering also. There's a answer for that fix on this...
can i see mecury Yes u can
Answer . The way to find out if the fan works is to block the radiator off with a sheet of cardboard. That will make it heat up very quickly and you should hear and see the fan kick in.. It may still be a fuse or relay issue if it doesn't kick-in and I would start there since they are cheaper to...
Answer . they are behind the panel on the passenger side of the console on the back of the panel it shows the # 5 and says Igni..... when the fuse blows it affects the seat belts the speedometer and odometer and the tac at least on mine it does and I am trying to gind out why mine blows fuses all...
On a 2001 Mercury Cougar : The Mass Air Flow Sensor is between the engine air filter and the big engine air intake tube
This is one small problem with this generation Cougar, is that many of the low coolant sensors give false readings, saying that the tank is low when it is in fact, at the MAX line. To correct this, you can safely add coolant about .5"-1" above the MAX line without the reservoir overflowing when...
Check the bulb, it is double filamented with the smaller being for the stop and turn. Check the socket for power and ground and/or corrosion
Answer . Hey Robert==I am quite sure it is in the distributer. GoodluckJoe. Answer . \nthere is no distributer on this car as it has a crank pickup sensor coil packs and a cam positioning sensor, the cam positioning sensor does slip in just as the old distributer does but it only has a plug on...
A radioisotope can be used as a tracer in the human body becausetracers are used in the imaging the body's organs and tissues.
Purchase the correct replacement bulb(s) first, before disassembling the vehicle. See sources and related links below for replacement bulb information. Consider replacing both left and right at the same time in order to keep brightness and color equal (optional). Then consult your owner's manual for...
on my 2000 I disconnect the positive battery cable and press down the brake pedal for 30 seconds and that will reset it
The ABS relay should be in the fuse panel with the other relays, under the hood.
According to the website For a 1995 Mercury Villager 3.0 liter SOHC , V6 engine The firing order is ( 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 ) The engine cylinder locations are numbered : firewall 1------3------5 2------4------6 front of vehicle The distributor rotor turns COUNTER-CLOCKWISE
You can view the 1999 Mercury Cougar owners manual online at : www . motorcraft service . com ( no spaces ) Click on Owner Guides ( the fuses and relays section starts on page 152 , it has the diagrams and lists )
Answer . you have to replace the whole panel it is all electronic you should have know problem finding one cheep because several different cars will fit
C.O.P. ( coil on plug ) They are under the coil's.
Go to Parts Source in Canada not sure about the USA or try 12volt .com they have lots of info that might be helpful..
The IACV on a '99 Mercury Cougar V6 is on the top right of the Upper intake manifold, there is a hose leading from the intake tubing to the IACV. On the I4 Zetec Cougar, I am not sure where the IACV is, though I believe it is on the side of the throttle body.
should be drivers side, near valve cover.
Answer . i have never run into a screen on the pcv valve at lest not that old of a 5.o. Answer . \nI have the same car and there is a screen under the pcv.. Answer . \nI have a 1988 Grand Marquis with the 302 engine. There is a metal mesh filter under the pcv valve. This filter is about 3/4...
According to the 2007 Mercury Mountaineer Owner Guide : ( there are 5 lug nuts per wheel )
Check your vacuum during this, I believe this vehicle uses vacuumto determine engine load and thus shift points. If you have amedium vacuum leak it will shift funny unless the throttle is partopen and even then it can be a little harsh.
According to the Gates website ( they make timing belts etcetera )The 3.0 litre V6 engine in a 1997 Mercury Villager is an INTERFERENCE ENGINEThe timing belt is changed at 105,000 miles ( approximately 170,000 KM )I'm not a mechanic / technician but I would say you certainly should bethinking about...
On a 2002 Mercury Sable : Open the drivers door and on the latch pillar you will see an information sticker . One of the things it will show is the original size of tires on the vehicle from the factory
Down the tube that holds the trans dipstick.
It should be right on top towards the windshield it looks like a space ship round thing and it takes two bolts to get it off and unloosen it from the main pipe under neath the egr valve not hard to find or take off hope this helped just had to do it to mine and the sensor but all it was the pipe...
On a 2002 Mercury Sable : The fuse panel is below and to the left of the steering wheel , by the brake pedal ( it has a cover on it ) Also , the power distribution box ( which is " live " ) is located at the front of the engine compartment , near the battery
Most cars and trucks today have what is called a serpentine belt which runs most accessories.They are very dependable and usually easy to replace. To decide if your belt needs replacing, simply look at the grooved side of the belt to see if it is cracking badly. A couple of cracks every 3 inches is...
The transmission on a 2000 mercury Cougar is on the drivers side. If your planning on removing the tranny, the subframe must be removed. If your wanting to change the filter you are out of is deep inside the transmission. The pan on the side of the tranny toward the front of the car covers...
Under the hood, find the area where the accelerator and transmission cables meet on the circular device near the intake. On the other side of that device should be the throttle position sensor.
codes on my 2001 were located behind the passenger side rear seat seat belt panel. I got instructions off EBay for $15. Well worth it.
It is my understanding that Villager engine are non-interference.
According to the 2000 Mercury Sable Owner Guide : ( Motorcraft MERCON - V , automatic transmission fluid in both types of automatic transaxle / transmission )
Not needed as the thermostat is on top of the engine on the right.
If your car shakes while accelerating check your motor mounts. Then check your transmission.
Answer . well i just found out on my 98 mountaineer it does not have a pcv valve it has a pcv vent which is located on the back side of the motor i hope this helps. Answer . I can't find it either, but the auto parts store listos one, so I'd assume it's there somewhere. I have a 00 V8 and it is...
On a 2000 Mercury Mountaineer : The fuel pump shut off switch ( inertia switch , which has a reset button on top of the switch ) is located in the front passenger footwell by ( or behind ) the kick panel * the kick panel is the interior trim panel , in front of the front door , beside the front...