Has this engine ever been rebuilt? It may have so much sludge in the oil passages that oil can not circulate. It might be time for a complete overhaul and cleanout. If the engine has been rebuilt recently, you need to check oil output volume and pressure. Unless the oil pump shaft is actually broken, it's very unusual to have no circulation at all.
There is a piece of metal on the connecting rod that splashes the oil around.
The engine oil pan is bolted to the bottom of the engine on your 1994 Mercury Tracer
Oil pumps pick oil out of the oil pan and circulate it throughout the engine. The are located at the bottom of the engine at the lowest point of the pan.
On a 2001 Mercury Mountaineer with the 5.0 liter V8 engine : The engine oil dipstick is on the drivers side of the engine
Engine oil goes in the oil cap which is right on the front of the engine and has a picture of an oil can on it.
According to the 2005 Mercury Mountaineer Owner Guide : With engine oil filter change : ( 6 quarts of engine oil ) for the 4.6 liter V8 engine
On a 1999 Mercury Mountaineer , 5.0 litre V8 engine : ( the engine oil pump is INSIDE the oil pan )
On a 1991 Mercury Cougar : The oil pump is INSIDE the oil pan ( the oil pan is bolted to the bottom of the engine )
According to the 2000 Mercury Cougar Owner Guide : With engine oil filter change : The 2.5 liter V6 engine takes ( 5.5 liters of 5W-30 engine oil )
A 1993 Mercury Capri (with the 1.6 4 cylinder DOHC engine) requires 3.2 quarts of oil.
Ummm...in the engine?
What is the fuel to oil ratio for a mercury 9.9 hp 2 stroke engine?
For a 2004 Mercury Mountaineer , 4.0 liter SOHC , V6 engine : With engine oil filter change : ( 4.7 litres / 5.0 U.S. quarts of 5W-30 engine oil ) According to the Owner Guide
According to the 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis Owner Guide : With engine oil filter change ( 6.0 quarts / 5.7 liters of engine oil )
For a 2002 Mercury Mountaineer : engine oil filter ( Motorcraft FL-820-S ) for the 4.0 liter V6 engine and the 4.6 liter V8 engine
According to the 2001 Mercury Villager Owner Guide : For the 3.3 liter V6 engine : With engine oil filter change : ( 4.2 US. quarts of 5W-30 engine oil )
On a 1997 Mercury Mountaineer , 5.0 liter ( 302 cubic inch ) V8 engine : The engine oil pump is INSIDE the engine oil pan According to my Haynes repair manual in order to remove the oil pan ( to get access to the oil pump ) THE ENGINE HAS TO BE REMOVED * the engine oil pressure sending unit is on the OUTSIDE of the engine beside the engine oil filter
I assume it is the same as the ( 1996 ) Mercury Villager : With engine oil filter change : ( 4.2 US. quarts of 5W-30 engine oil )
( 5 quarts ) with engine oil filter change
THE OIL PAN IS ON THE BOTTOM OF THE ENGINE
Bottom of the engine on the oil pan.
According to the 1997 Mercury Villager Owner Guide : With engine oil filter change the 3.0 liter V6 engine takes : ( 4.0 liters / 4.2 US. quarts of 5W-30 engine oil )
# 2.3Liter engine takes 5.0L of oil # 3.0Liter engine takes 4.5L of oil