It will take a skilled mechanic approximately 5 hours to change the fuel pump in your 1991 Mercury Cougar. It can take a novice mechanic much longer.
Take it to theglass repair guy
The 2001 Mercury Cougar does not contain Freon. Freon was banned in 1996. I suggest you take this vehicle to someone who has the knowledge, tools, and skill, to repair the A/C system.
It came from the factory with R12. Due to the high cost of R12, I would have it converted to R134.
a 95 mercuy cougar takes anywhere from 5 to 7 quarts of transmission fluid
For a Mercury Cougar , 2.5 litre V6 engine : According to the 1999 to 2002 Owner Guides : ( Motorcraft FL-820 engine oil filter )
Regular unleaded , 87 octane for the 2.0 and 2.5 engines in a 1999 Mercury Cougar according to the Owner Guide
The fuel pump on a mercury cougar is in the fuel tank. You are going to have to remove the fuel tank, take the lock ring off of the tank, and then pull the pump assembly out.
If it is a V6 about 6 Quarts with a new oil filter.
Hard job requiring refrigerant recovery system. TAke it to a garage.
The Owner Guide for the 1999 Mercury Cougar shows ( 5.8 quarts with filter change ) for the 2.5 liter V6 engine
5w 20 ======================================================== The above answer of 5W-20 is correct if it is a 2001 or 2002 model year according to the Mercury Cougar Owner Guides ( 1996 , 1997 , 1999 , 2000 guides show 5W-30 from the factory )
You would have to take out the engine and then it would make it easy to take the transmission of of the engine.
valve guides or seals are worn
follow the raditor hose it will have to bolts look for the bolts take them off and it inside the hose.
It doesn't drop right in. It will take some fitting but can get it to go.
Take a look under the left drivers side dash, it may be there, I have a 1991 Cougar and that's where they hid mine.
Take off old water pump and put on new very easy.
There is something serious wrong, take it back!
you get under the car and have to take off the fuel tank after you take it off there is gonna be a circle and you have to take it screw it off and out comes the fuel pump.
If it's anything like the Cougar LS, there should be 4 holes in the factory stereo. There is a U shaped removal tool that you can get (they come in pairs). They will have instruction on how to pull the stereo on them. If you don't want to be bothered to do this yourself, just have the place you got the new radio from install it for you. Should cost an extra $100 or so.
take off intake and have small fingers
take plug out and drain the fluid plug found behind drivers side wheel
Take it to Best Buy