I have driven Sables for years and have found if you are moving at a slow speed, maybe decelerating, and begin to accelerate, sometimes the transmission downshifts with a very noticeable jerk and a thud sound. I put 200k miles on a '96 Sable with this happening and never had a problem requiring attention.
There are several reasons why a Mercury Sable may not start. Some of the reasons are no gas, a bad battery, or a bad starter.
your battery was dead.
A key is needed to enter, lock, and unlock many Mercury Sable cars. A key is also needed to start the engine.
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.
no it will not
my 2002 mercury sable won't start, i think the anti theft device was activated by accident, how do I deactive so i can get my car started?
No spark? No fuel?
because it doesn't like you. >:o are you sure
I am sorry to here that, you will need to get it towed to a garage to have it mended.
Is there spark/fuel? fuel dont know how to check for spark
to reset the alarm system for a Mercury Sable when the alarm is causing the car not to start, place the key in the ignition. Turn the key only about halfway and leave it in this spot for 10 minutes before trying to start the car.
Needs a new battery.
Have you checked your pcm relay? (also known as the integrated control unit). I had this to happen to my 94 mercury sable and the problem was with the above mentioned. Hope this helps rclawson North Carolina
Start with the headlamp switch.
i dont know what you mean by *cough* but i assume you need a tune up, bad.
it could be the fuel filter is pluged or the fuel pump is out
It really depends on what is wrong and needs "fixing"...The "Related Questions" below all relate to Taurus/Sable power steering systems, from pumps to draining fluids.Should be a good start...
most likely it is your fuel pump the same thing happened to my 1999 mercuy sable
A 2000 Mercury Sable might have a vibration at low speeds after changing the transmission fluid because of a lack of fluid or leaking fluid. Check the transmission case for leakage and check the fluid level before driving again.
See "Related Questions" below for information about alternators and serpentine belts. Should be a good start to your project...
Sometimes when a car over heats and it is really warm outside your car will not start due to " vapor lock "
could be either a dead battery or some type of blown fuse.....these are relatively simple places to start looking
It's probably your starter. Have someone take a wooden spoon or a small hammer and lighly bang the starter as you try to start it. If that works, then you definitely need a new starter.
Something may be wrong with your fuel pump or fuel filter which ever one your car has.
It could be the fuel filter starting to clog.