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Mercury was an American-market division that was marketed and sold by automobile manufacturer Ford Motor Company. Marketed primarily as an entry-level premium brand, Mercury was created in 1938 to fill the price gap between the Ford and Lincoln vehicle lines.

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2000 Mercury Marquis Check Engine Light Issue

I have a 2000 Mercury Marquis. When the temps were -20+ I went out and started the car often letting it run at 20 minute intervals. On the last day of the cold spell the check engine light stayed on. ...
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2001 Mercury Sable -- Rough Idle/High RPM and Transmission Leaks

I have a 2001 Mercury Sable (24V DOHC V6) that has been having problems with its vacuum system. I live in Florida where the average temperature lately has been in the 80s. I've been experiencing a ...
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2008 Mercury Mariner 3.0L Cranks and acts like its going to start and stalls out, will run if I hold down throttle

Just an order of events, I drove about 8 miles to a fast food place, placed my order and as I pulled away the car stalled when I let off the brake to move my foot to accelerator. It runs if I hold ...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer V8 4.6 2W Drive

While driving on freeway going 75 MPH using cruise control, my engine stops running. I still have lights and power but no power steering or power brakes because engine was off. I put it in neutral and ...
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Replace fuel rail pressure sensor in 2006 Mercury Mountaineer?

The car is a 2006 Mercury Mountaineer V6, got about 150k miles. The dealership sale rep is telling me my fuel rail pressure sensor is shorting out and needs to be replaced. Apparently, its causing ...
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2007 Mercury Mariner - Car is shaking and whining.

Today my car starting shaking and whining very badly, but only when I'm stopped and the car is in drive. If I put it in park or neutral the vibration stops. The shaking stops as soon as I start to ...
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2007 V6 Mercury Milan Premier key stuck

Alright so I have a Milan that was given to me from my grandfather, he never had problems with the key getting stuck until I turned it on after a month. The key gets stuck all the time now no matter ...
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Burnt valves, '08 Mercury Mariner 3.0 V6, similar to Ford Escape

Seeing if anyone else has ran into this problem on a Ford 3.0 V6? It's an '08 Mercury Mariner, 150K miles. Well maintained. High quality synthetic oil used in engine. Almost if not the same as a Ford ...
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Just changed catalytic converter and getting P0171 and P0430 codes

Vehicle is a 2004 Mercury Monterey, V6. Over the winter the injectors were replaced, and all 4 O2 sensors. It failed a state inspection, because the catalytic converter had been damaged, presumably ...
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Why would dome lights stay on, yet moonroof work perfectly? (One unit) 2007 Mercury Montego Premier

I replaced the unit, but the lights still stay on while the moonroof control operates the moonroof exactly as it should. The one without bulbs is the old one. Removed them to save the battery prior to ...
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Battery light still on after alternator change?

I hope I'm allowed to post this here... If not please disregard and know that I'm sorry. My 2004 Mercury Monterey broke down last night (all electronics shut off and it came to a sputtering halt) due ...
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1997 Mercury 9.9 HP 2-Stroke starting issue

I've been banging my head on a starting issue with the outboard motor mentioned in the subject line (it's a manual pull-start). Problem is that when I pull it over, it doesn't sound/feel like it even ...
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Oil Pressure Sensor

I recently just had my valve cover gasket replaced due to an oil leak. for some odd reason, the red oil light now lights up on my dashboard. I wasn't due for an oil change til the end of this month ...
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cracked passenger side mirror

Has anyone ever changed the passenger side mirror glass on a 2009 Mercury Mariner/Ford Escape? I cracked mine a few months ago and w/ the winter cold this crack is only getting bigger. I ordered a new ...
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2001 Mercury Sable Ls

I have a 2001 mercury sable that is drawing power from the battery when the vehicle is off. The amps being drawn are about .55amps. After going through the fuse panel in the passenger compartment and ...
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2005 Mercury Montaego won't start.

While driving, it started stuttering like it wasn't getting any gas. Had to tow it home. Changed fuel pump, fuel rail pressure sensor. Got it to start 1 time, buy wont again. Battery stays dead. ...
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Engine starts strong, but slowly dies out

Mercury Grand Marquis 86. When I crank it it starts strong, it slowly dies out. New solenoid and starter need help. Disconnected the engine from tranny tried everything I just need some fresh thoughts ...
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2003 Mercury Sable - lack of power and hesitation when accelerating

2003 Mercury Sable When accelerating from stop sign, red light, attempting to get on the highway the car has no power when applying pressure to the gas pedal. Struggling to get past 20-25 mph. Once ...
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Stock turbocharger with intercooler looses power as boost increases

I have a '91 Mercury Capri xr2 with a stock turbo with an intercooler. When driving after it reaches operating temperature even at part throttle say, uphill, the boost increases, and the power ...
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2008 Mercury Mariner 3.0 Fuse #26 blowing intermittently

Looking at the owners manual fuse box diagram it's the PCM Mil but I suspect that there's more on that circuit. Having an odd intermittent fuse blowing and it seems to be sitting at a light or even ...
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High rpm at idle

I changed my spark plugs and ignition coils a few days ago and I’m sure I did everything correctly , but after I put everything back together and started the car the rpm was up around 4000 . Idk if I ...
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Coil pack firing

Upper right and lower right side of my new coil pack isn't firing have replaced spark plugs and wires along with new coil pack and the idle air control sensor and still no fire out of my coil pack
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1999 Mercury Sable flattened radiator hose

My 1999 Mercury Sable is over heating and the radiator hose is going flat
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2005 Mercury Mariner grinding noise, wont start

I have a 2005 mercury mariner that had a hole blown in the engine. We replaced the motor and the starter (the starter kinda broke in half when the hole happened). The vehicle ran for a year and a half ...
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High Rpms and loud reving sound

I have a 2008 mercury sable. Its an automatic. I was in stop and go traffic this morning on the highway and I went to accelerate and the Rpm shot up as high at they could go and stayed there and the ...
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Locked out, can I get in through my trunk? 1999 Mercury Sable

I have the key, but it won't open any of the door locks. Fob and keyless entry won't work, the battery died (yes, I need to get it replaced). I can probably get into the trunk, a good shove in just ...
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Port block off suggestions

1967 Mercury Cyclone 390 FE motor. I have an old Offenhauser Ford FE 390 intake manifold with two fours (aka: dual quad or 4x2 carb setup). It has a "Y" hole in the back of the intake. Is there ...
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Difference between Mercury Sable driver's doors?

Need to replace 1998 Mercury Sable driver's door with used part. Is there a difference between Taurus/Sable driver's doors manufactured before and after March 31, 1998?
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Going up hill car slows down and engine rpm goes up

2000 Mercury sable 3.0 DOHC transmission. When driving up hill speed drops and engine rpm goes up. More gas no response.
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