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The part of my frame where the sway bar attaches rusted off and is now hanging freely.
If you drive locally at low speeds, and the car is controllable, it is probably OK to use on a short term basis. I'd be reluctant to more specifically state that it is "safe to drive" though for two reasons:...
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I noticed my starter sounds like it's having trouble catching the engine. is it the starter or just the solenoid?
Hi Karla. Thanks for contacting us tonight. If the starter solenoid has been changed before the actual starter has been, it's likely that the starter is what's causing the gear to have issues connecting to the flywheel. However, before you...
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Transmission problem
Of course, be sure the transmission fluid level is correct, the fluid is not contaminated and the filter is not clogged. A fault like the one you are describing is likely to be due to a hydraulic control issue. If...
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Shaking
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like you may have a clogged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When the catalytic converter is...
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My vehicle won't start
Hello. I would recommend first disconnecting and cleaning the battery clamps and battery with baking soda and water. Once the terminals are clean then see if it will crank over. You may need to jump start the battery if it...
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my battery light stays on
You need to check to make sure the large power wire to the alternator is getting power. If it is not then you may have to check the wire from alternator to the battery fuse box for burned out wires...
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Ignition switch not turning
Hello! I suspect that the key tumbler is seized or broken. Some key tumblers seize up due to lack of lubrication and debris in the cylinder. Usually a little WD-40 will free the tumbler if it is seized. If lubrication...
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Engine misfire
Hi. Misfires are common. Your vehicle in particular has coil packs with long wires that extend into a tube where the spark plug sits. Because of this, it is common for the wires to short out on the tubes causing...
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Car will not move
You need to look under the drivers side of the dash to see if the shifter linkage in the steering column is moving the shift cable. The bolts that hold the bracket to the bottom of the shifter shaft come...
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Car overheating and leaking
It sounds like you have a coolant leak. The most common coolant leak I've seen on your vehicle make and model is the intake manifold. The intake manifold is made of plastic and cannot withstand high temperatures like metals can....
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Car not cranking
Hello. If your engine will not crank the most common cause is the battery. The battery should be load tested to see if it is bad. If the battery is fine, then I typically test for voltage at the small...
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Car is leaking oil
This engine may have oil leaks from the valve covers, or any other engine gasket below the covers. When looking at oil leaks, the best practice is to look at the highest point of the leak, which may be leaking...
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Theft light is not blinking in 99 Mercury Marquis car won't start fuel pump and crank shaft has been replaced also have a new batt
No cranking means no starter motor operation. If the problem is simply no starter motor operation the fault is typically quite limited. With a fully charged battery that passes a load test, and the immobilizer (security) system off - check...
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My 97 grand marquis start but after accelerating and I let go the car will turn off or it will idle what do.you think the resaon?
Stalling in the circumstance that you are describing could be due to a faulty mass airflow sensor, faulty camshaft or crankshaft position sensors, worn spark plugs, wires or defective ignition coil(s), inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (clogged fuel filter, injectors,...
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My check engine light came on and it had code p1151. What could cause that code?
Trouble code P1151 sets if the air/fuel ratio is out of range lean. Vacuum leaks in the intake are a typical cause but if the fault is not found there, there are actually quite a few potential trouble spots including:...
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Battery dying but immediately recharging.
It is possible that at some point a larger fuse than what the Vehicle Manufacturer recommends was installed in the charging system portion of the fuse box. I would recommend making sure all fuses related to the battery and alternator...
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Inner tie rod torque spec?? 2007 mercury grand marquis
The inner tie rod is torqued to 74 ft lbs and the outer is torqued to 59 ft lbs.
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Can i bypass the a/con a 94grand marquis ls with a shorter belt
Hi Tim. While the bypass you are inquiring about is possible, it's not recommended. Since we only offer OEM repairs and maintenance tips, we're unable to provide you with instructions on how to complete this.
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My car runs and drives but won’t make sharp turns like I can only turn half way before I can’t turn anymore
Hello Almighty T. If you know that the suspension is out of alignment, then I would suspect that your root issue is that some suspension component is either bent, broken or loose. It's also possible that the steering rack is...
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Car shuts of only in drive, at a red light.
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, making turns (which makes use of the power steering pressure switch) turning on...

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