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Serpentine belt broke, engine temperature higher than usual
Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 2008 Mercury Milan. You'll need to replace the broken serpentine belt after checking all the pulleys and tensioner to see if they were the cause of the broken belt. Then install the...
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it spitts and sputters when setting and does the same thing when shifting gears and drinks the gas
The engine needs the proper fuel and spark to operated correctly. You may want to see if you notice any lights illuminated on the dashboard. The possibilities of this condition are an engine misfire, which could be caused by a...
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I took my car to a Ford service to check why it's loosing power
If I were you, I would take the vehicle to a second dealer without saying a word about visiting the previous one. You'll be able to get a fresh second opinion on the matter. See if they come up with...
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Thermostat - 2009 Mercury Milan
Hello there. This is a common issue with your Mercury Milan. If the coolant temperature sensor reads improperly, it will set the service engine light and require replacement. This sensor is located in the thermostat housing. You can buy the...
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After braking hard, the car shuts off
Hello. It is very hard to diagnose and issue like this without knowing a large variety of other factors. If nothing is wrong with the vehicle at this point, I would not worry about taking in your car. If you...
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Delayed first gear when pressing accelerator
Hello. The issues you are having sound more like transmission issues. You will want to get a fluid and filter change. After 100,000 miles, it is typical for a fluid change if not sooner. Your owners manual will have all...
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Car has sulfated battery - 2006 Mercury Milan
Hello. The battery and battery cables need to be evaluated at this point. Check the two terminals. If corrosion has begun on one area, the other areas around there will likely follow. If the tips of the battery cables are...
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A/C blows warm air - 2006 Mercury Milan
Hello. The blower motor is responsible for blowing the air (regardless of whether it's hot or cold) and the blend doors you had repaired are responsible for where that air goes. The temperature is not related to the blower motor...
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When turning on and accelerating the car sometimes doesn't go. It needs constant pumping of the gas pedal to begin proper acceleration.
Due to the fact a warning light has illuminated, you need to start with a code scan. This will lets us know if the ABS light is on as an additional issue, or if it is the main cause of...
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i changed the left low beam bulb and it still wont work. is there a fuse that i should try changing?
The headlights on the vehicle are HID or high intensity discharge lights and use a different wiring set up from traditional lighting used for years. Your left and right lights are powered by separate power circuits to keep from overheating...
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Trouble with exterior lights - 2010 Mercury Milan
Hello, thanks for writing in. It sounds like you will need to replace both bulbs and all three fuses. The price of bulbs and fuses is so cheap most of the time, that the amount of time to test each...
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Semi-soft brakes - 2009 Mercury Milan
Hello there, many faults will cause your 2009 Mercury Milan to have soft brakes. The most common causes of soft brakes are air in the brake fluid, master cylinder failure, brake fluid leaks, or a faulty brake booster check valve....
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ABS light on and pic of a car swerving light on
Your car is definitely worth fixing as this is somewhat common and something that any qualified mechanic should be able to correct. The grinding sound you hear is likely worn brake pads and rotors. When the brake pads reach a...
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Car keeps overheating
When a car overheats when it is sitting still or moving slowly, this is because the cooling fans are not turning on. If the car is fine while moving, the thermostat is fine, although, anytime a motor overheats, it can...
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Stalled and now will start and run really rough for a few seconds at a time
Hi there. I performed some investigation into your concern and found that this can be contributed to the throttle body failing; with or without codes. The throttle body on this vehicle is electronic and controls the idle. If it becomes...
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Shift solenoid B fixed, shift hard in reverse still 2008 Mercury Milan
Hello - you still have problems with your transmission, most likely in the valve body. This is a common problem with this model transmission, and requires a rebuild or replacement of the valve body to correct. The problem codes behind...
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Motor mounts. Which mechanic is right?
If a motor mount diagnostic was performed and the mounts were confirmed to be faulty, the only safe repair strategy would have been to install dealer OEM motor mounts. If you use aftermarket parts in this application in essence you...
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No heat on passenger side
Hello. Most of the time this is due to a failure in the blend door motor on the passenger side. It can also be the door itself or a sensor issue but most of the time it is the motor....
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My car is smoking - 2008 Mercury Milan
You definitely have a coolant leak. Where it is leaking from is important in that it could be the radiator cap releasing pressure as it is designed. A vehicle that displays the symptoms you have described in traffic indicates that...
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Service AdvaceTrac Warning Light is on in my car
Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...

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