no more than 125.00 for labor or buy the book it's not that bad. Try to avoid the dealer mom & pop shop with a good rep do better work. and they don't treat you like a number. the fuel pump is about 160.00 new after market.anything under 300-250 is fair. but shop around. Good luck
Find the filter which is under the car, There are special tools required which are cheap at the parts store. They should show you how to use them/
It should be the back / right side. That's where it is on the 2002. The truck will have to be lifted to get to it.
Gasket should be included with new oil filter
If you do a Google search online for 2002 Mercury Mountaineer ( Ford Explorer ) there should be reviews to read
According to the 2000 Mercury Mountaineer Owner Guide : With engine oil filter change : Both the 4.0L SOHC V6 and the 5.0L V8 engines take : ( 5.0 U.S. quarts of 5W-30 )
the library should have a shop manual for this vehicle, you can make copies of the right sections :)
The Mercury Mountaineer is a classy SUV. Some models have been known to have faulty alarms that either go off randomly or fail to go off when they should.
Owner should bet a manual from a Mercury dealer for simple data. Owner should bet a manual from a Mercury dealer for simple data.
There is no transmission dip stick for a 2002 mercury mountaineer, fluid will need to be checked from under the vehicle. There is a fill plug on the transmission, remove the plug and fluid level should be up to the level of the plug hole. This is the only year mercury did this in the mountaineer.
" regular " unleaded , 87 octane
On a 2002 Mercury Mountaineer : The 4.6 liter V8 engine uses ( 2 timing CHAINS / 1 CHAIN to each cylinder head )
According to the 2001 Mercury Mountaineer maintenance schedule ( every 60,000 miles ) for what Ford states as NORMAL service You can view the 2001 Mercury Mountaineer scheduled maintenance guide ( as well as the owners manual ) online at : www . motorcraft service . com ( no spaces ) Click on Owner Guides
It should be in the right front passenger footwell , by the kick panel ( that's where it is on a Ford Explorer ) O.K. you got me ! - I forgot that the Mercury Mountaineer started with the 1997 model year
I was looking at the 1998 Mercury Mountaineer Owner Guide and it doesn't give the answer , but it should be (79.5 litres / 21 U.S. gallons or close to that , like it is on my 1995 Ford Explorer XLT )
According to the 2002 Mercury Mountaineer Owner Guide : For the 4.0 liter SOHC , V6 engine ( 5W-30 ) For the 4.6 liter V8 engine ( 5W-20 )
Should be common to the brake light circuit
there is a tag on the driver side door sill that should state that info
If you have to hold the headlight switch out to keep the lights on, then the switch itself is bad. The switch should be a fairly easy part to replace.
In a 2000 Mercury Mountaineer : The 6 disc C/D changer should be in the center console ( if not look under the drivers seat )
I have the 2004 and it's behind the back right tire if I remember correctly. you have to have the car lifted to get to it. It should b the same place on the 2005. good luck
According to the 2002 Mercury Mountaineer Owner Guide : The 4.6 liter V8 engine takes ( 5W-20 ) The 4.0 liter SOHC , V6 engine takes ( 5W-30 )
The manual will state when to perform tuneup.
Your 1997 Mercury Mountaineer came from the factory with ( Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid ) in your 4R70W automatic transmission ( the type that you are supposed to use should be engraved in your automatic transmission fluid dipstick just to confirm )