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HELP! wont start all of the sudden
In order to find out the reason for the crank no start you should first look at theft light on dash and when turn the key to on but not crank and see if theft light comes on and then...
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No compression cylinder 1, car shakes/vibrates and runs rough, decreased gas mileage.
Yes, absolutely, rebuild or replace the engine. The vehicle itself is a recent model year so your least cost option will be to repair what you have. And, you're right, "re-sale value" is irrelevant in the calculation (good for you!)....
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I need some tips on removing the thermostat
Diagnostic Trouble Code P0128 can set due to a faulty thermostat or a problem with the engine coolant temperature sensor or the wiring associated with the sensor. Although a faulty thermostat is the most common cause of P0128 it is...
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How do you replace a thermostat on a 2006 mercury mariner
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The basic procedure for replacing the thermostat is pretty simple. You start by accessing the thermostat. Remove the hoses and retaining screws, and then removing the housing. Replace the thermostat outside and inspect the...
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Blinking engine light
The engine shaking and idling rough with a flashing check engine light is an indication you have a misfire in the engine. If you have a computer scan it should show ignition misfire codes to one or more cylinders misfiring....
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Mercury Mariner battery light
One hundred forty miles is too far if your alternator has failed, even if you depart with a fully charged battery. In your circumstance, what you want to determine is charging output at the battery posts. Charging output should be...
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2005 mercury mariner freon wont go in y suggestions
If the system is low on refrigerant, the compressor has to be operational in order to successfully re-charge the system. First use pressure gauges to see if there is any existing charge. If there is some refrigerant and yet introducing...
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Car will start and go to gear but only revs up but won't move
This problem is going to be an internal transmission front pump not pumping enough pressure or the clutches are bad in the transmission. I recommend having a transmission mechanic test the transmission for solenoid and pressure problems and recommend further...
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Car car is leaking gas. Engine light stays on and now says check fuel inlet. How much and how long will this take to fix
Leaking gasoline is a fire/explosion hazard so be sure to have this leak repaired at your earliest convenience. In the meantime, be sure not to park in a confined space, such as a garage, because gasoline vapors could accumulate and...
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My 2010 Mercury Mariner makes a rattling sound when accelerating
The noise you are hearing is most commonly known as pinging or pre-ignition. This can be causes by the mass air flow sensor running the engine lean or if you do not have a flex fuel vehicle then running a...
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2008 mercury mallies makes a hise noise (on the right side of the engine compartment ) when the brake peddle is pressed
Hello, and thank you for writing in. Consider the noise and determine if it sound like a fluid or air sound, or if it is more mechanical as in a metal on metal noise. The vehicle does have brake lines...
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I have a 2007 mercury mariner. When up to speed it seems fine. When you go from park to reverse or drive there is a whinny noise a
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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My car just started making a loud noise last night when I push the gas and I can feel it under my feet. Is it a muffler problem?
You should have the exhaust system checked since you just had work done recently something in the repairs done may have come loose. Look under vehicle first to see if anything is hanging down so you cannot drive it. If...
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Was wondering how much a transmission would roughly cost for my 2008 mercury mariner 2.3L I-4 engine 4cylin.
Hi Jacob. A refurbished & rebuilt transmission for these vehicles can cost roughly $1,500 in most cases, plus about $600 or more for installation. I would be wary based on the fact that the mechanic did not provide you with...
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I have a 2009 mercury mountaineer the gas is leaking from by car only when i first put gas in it how so I fix it
This is likely related to your EVAP emissions system and something called a purge valve solenoid. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the fuel tank from escaping into the atmosphere. The EVAP system collects and temporarily stores the fuel...
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How to repair issue below?
You probably have a faulty idle air control valve that is not adjusting properly as the engine reaches operating temperature. Sometimes these valves can be cleaned to reduce the amount of carbon built up inside of them, but replacement of...
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Hello, Dave I have a 2006 mercury mariner it just started as of last week releasing thick smoke from the exhaust I'm no profession
The head gaskets along with the cylinder heads may be cracked if you overheated the engine bad. The costs will vary depending on the problems found after the heads are removed.
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Do a 2005 mercury mariner 2.3 water pump can be change without having to mess with the timing at all?
The water pump is mounted on the exterior of the engine and is turned by the serpentine belt. You do not have to remove the timing belt to remove the water pump. If you need further assistance with changing out...
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my son has spun the bearings in his 2006 Mercury Mariner, what engines are compatible for a swap
Unless you want a real hard engine swap you should only use the same year engine. If you do not then you may have sensors and wire harness connection issues.

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