According to the 1997 Mercury Cougar Owner Guide : ( Motorcraft FG-881 fuel filter ) for the 4.6 litre V8 and the 3.8 litre V6
Fuel Filter under PASSENGER SIDE between front and rear wheel.
The primary cause for jerking on a 99 Mercury Cougar is the engine not getting enough fuel. This can be a sign of a clogged fuel filter, bad fuel pump, or clogged fuel injectors.
right frame rail near fuel tank.
The fuel filter on this car in under the passengers side of the car along the frame rail.
Trace the fuel lind from the tank to the engine and the filter can be changed with special tools from the parts store.
Fuel pressure regulator.
Perhaps a clogged fuel filter. If a car stops running--or won't start or stay running--it's either a fuel or a spark problem.
under the vehicle along the passenger side frame rail
what kind of tools do i need to change a fuel filter on a 2000 cougar
the fuel filter is under the backseat area under the car..... Crawl under passager door about a footand then look up and viola it sould be right abouve you a few tools will be used to remove it...ps fuel pump right by it
in the truck under the carpet you can see the fuel pump hose or line. if you were to follow that you might find if.
On a 1999 Mercury Cougar : The ELECTRIC fuel pump is INSIDE the fuel tank It is installed through an access hole in the top of the fuel tank
In the fuel tank
Probably either under vehicle or at the passenger side shock tower - follow fuel line from tank
Crawl under the vehicle and follow the fuel line from the fuel tank forward toward the engine. You will find the filter somewhere along that line.
The most likely cause is a dirty fuel filter that starves the engine.
Inside the fuel tank
its in the fuel tank repair about 700.00
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.
relay R1 is for the fuel pump on a 1999 Mercury Cougar
you need a fuel line disconnect tool and then you just remove the lines and push them onto the new filter. The filter is under the passenger side of the car, near the door, mounted inside a bracket
According to the 1999 Mercury Cougar Owner Guide : ( 58.5 litres / 15.4 U.S. gallons )
The spin on style fuel filter found on many 1980 - 1983 Ford, Lincoln, Mercury full size cars is the Volvo engineered 33359 and is also made by WIX.