On a 1996 Mercury Sable : The thread on cap on the engine coolant reservoir is the pressure cap / radiator cap
It is located where the upper radiator hose connects to the engine.
( fuse # 21 ) is a 20 amp fuse for the cigarette lighter on a 1996 Mercury Sable
No. The expansion tank will not let coolant drain into the radiator. Doing this will cause the whole system to be clogged up. WHO POSTED THIS MISSINFORMATION. OPEN A REPAIR MANUAL BEFORE YOU ANSWER QUESTIONS.
The most common cause for a 1996 Mercury Sable not starting is a dead battery. The second most common cause for the automobile not to start is a lack of fuel.
The 1996 Mercury Sable the OBD 2 connector is under drivers dash next to kick panel
On a Mercury Sable : firewall 1-----2-----3 4-----5-----6 front of vehicle > driver
I suspect the process for removing a radiator from a 1996-1999 Sable is very similar to the 2001 - so the instructions in the "Related Question" below should be an excellent start.NOTE: please come back and edit this question and ADD your own experiences and findings!
Refilling the radiator is now (1996 and newer) done through the Coolant reservoir on the left side of the engine compartment.This is well detailed and illustrated in the Owners Manual - See "Related Questions" below for more
Check the fuse
It was the starter
No, a Generation 2 (1992-1995) Taurus/Sable Windshield will NOT fit a Generation 3 (1996-1999) Ford Taurus/Sable.
6 x 8
Yes, it does.
On a 1996 Mercury Sable : The fuel pump shut off switch ( inertia switch ) is in the trunk , behind the trunk liner on the passenger side ( there is an access hole )
Open the drain plug on the passenger side of the radiator.
According to the 1996 Mercury Sable owners manual :It came from the factory with a 50 / 50 mix of distilled water and GREENcolor antifreeze ( meeting Ford specification ESE-M97B44-A )
The 3.0 liter " Duratec " V6 engine used in the 1996 Mercury Sable has ( 1 timing CHAIN to each cylinder head , so there are 2 timing CHAINS )
16 gallons ( U. S. )
No, different bolt pattern.