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Understanding the Mercury Intelligent Oil Life Monitor and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Mercury Intelligent Oil Life Monitor indicates when and what service your car needs.
Mercury Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
Drivers who are shopping around for a used Mercury vehicle may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one is...

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My vehicle is overheating.
If you have filled the coolant and it goes away without external leaks then you need to have the cooling system pressure tested to see if there is head gasket leaks inside the engine. If it is then you need...
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Reversed battery terminals
Reverse polarity, at the battery, in a 12 volt electrical system on a car can cause a variety of effects including damaging the alternator. As an initial step in diagnosing the battery warning light you can request that a certified...
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Timing is off.
The timing could be off from the camshafts not being lined up properly. If the timing marks were lined up properly, then the reluctor wheel on the camshafts could be damaged or missing teeth. If you need further assistance with...
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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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My starter was spinning so I had a new starter replaced. drove the car for a day and it started ever time but not on Sunday afternoon as it spins fast.
The flex plate on the back of the engine that connects the torque converter to the transmission may have missing or ground down teeth that is causing the starter to miss and not connect with the teeth. Disconnect the battery...
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Brake sensor is to sensitive causing brakes to flicker while driving. 2005 Mercury Montego
Hi there - your brake light switch needs a minor adjustment. It is adjusted too "tight" or close to the brake pedal lever, or possibly has failed. Adjusting/replacing it will eliminate this flickering problem. I recommend a brake light isn't...
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Recall 2006 Mercury Milan
Hi there - if your car is covered under a Recall, repairs are usually at the expense of the manufacturer, and performed by a local Mercury dealer. Call your local Mercury dealer service center to discuss an appointment, and if...
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How do you know which side to fix?
Hi there - beside eyes, ears and a stethoscope (yes, really), our mechanics are trained to understand how, and from where, sound and vibration originate when there is a problem. I recommend a [https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/grinding-noise-when-key-turns-in-ignition-inspection) performed by a mobile, professional mechanic,...
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How to test rear brake caliber
Try applying the parking brake and see if the caliper piston moves. If the caliper piston moves, then there is a blockage inside the calipers where the lines connect. If the caliper pistons do not move, then the caliper pistons...
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I have a 2000 mecury mountaineer. When driving spots in gears between 30 an 40. There is no back fire just misses.
The transmission has an accumulator spring that may be broken or the shift valve in the control module may have a broken spring. If an accumulator spring or a shift valve spring breaks in a transmission, the shifting will be...
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My engine whines. It was low on power steering fluid, but adding did not make it goes away. Does it sometimes take a few minutes 2000 Mercury Villager
Hi there - your whining noise is probably due to air still being in the steering system, which can be removed by turning the steering all the way to the right, then to the left - repeat a couple of...
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can i get pitman arm and idler arm fixed?
Hi there. The Pitman Arm & Idler Arm are essentially the same component; however, they operate on opposite sides of the vehicle. The idler arm operates on the passenger side, while the pitman arm connects the steering box to the...
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where is the coolant temperature sensor located 2002 mercury sable
Hi there. The coolant temperature sensor on most Ford (Mercury is a Ford product) V-6 engines is located on the intake manifold, front of the motor and next to the primary coolant hose. If you don't have one currently, if...
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I replaced the output shaft sensor. Do I need to reset the code?
Try removing the battery cables and letting the computer sit for about 1 minute and then hook up the cables or if you have a scanner that can erase the codes. This will clear the engine light and codes to...
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Shifting problem? 1998 Mercury Villager
Hi There, This may be related to a faulty transmission control solenoid. since automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears, every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs transmission fluid...
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breaks failed then began working again
Hello, thank you for writing in. The brakes can fail for several reasons, and without much information as to what year and model your vehicle is, it is hard to tell if the ABS system was a factor. While this...
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Car won't start batary good relay good alternator good my lights work music plays what could this be
Hello there. In general, when the battery is good and you have a solid power supply to accessories, more often than not the issue exists within the ignition cylinder, ignition relay or the starter / starter relay. The only way...
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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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Strange noise while idle and worst when decelerating
Hello, thank you for writing in. The knocking noise from the video may be related to the new distributor that was installed. The distributor and timing can cause pre-ignition of the air-fuel mixture. This causes the rough idle and the...

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