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my back passenger wheel locked up what could be wrong
The likely cause is a failed wheel bearing unless something exceptional has caused the brake caliper to lock the brake rotor. By far, the most common cause of what you are describing is simply bearing failure though. Repair can be...
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What's the cost for replacing cv joint on 2005 mercury mountaineer
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of replacing the Constant Velocity Shaft.
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My Mercury Mountaineer 2003 will not start.
Hello, thank you for writing in. What sensor was unplugged when you started the vehicle? You will want to consider this sensor and the different systems that it may provide information to. Without that information the computer may have shut...
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Enabling the park aid
The park assist feature on your vehicle is actuated by putting the gear shift into reverse. It is comprised of a speaker, the sensors, and the park assist module. The module will call for an alert sound when there is...
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White smoke coming from underhood thermostat went up fast. Big leek under radiator on passenger side.
Hi there. when the white smoke appeared under the hood and there was a large puddle under the radiator, then the radiator hose may have blown off. This would be caused by excessive heat or excessive pressure. If the cooling...
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My new gas pump does not work correctly
The problem sound like you have either damaged and bent the fuel sending unit arm and it is binding inside the tank causing the pump sender to hit the side of the tank or inside slosh bowl inside tank. I...
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I have a 05 mountaineer premier 4.6l engine that's never had transmission fluid changed. I'm at 197k miles. Should I have it flush
If you have never had a service done then i would only recommend having the pan removed and fluid drained from converter. If you replace the filter and fluid is better than flushing it out. Flushing may break apart any...
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2004 mercury mountaineer a/c works. No heat fan switch only works on 4 car not overheating Smell antifreeze inside car but no leak
The blower resistor in the blower housing for the a/c blower most likely has gone bad and open circuit in resistor. Replace the blower resistor. The smell of coolant in the dash vents may be from a leak in the...
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Squealing when I push the gas won't go over 3000 rpm 30 mph at most.
The lack of power you are describing may be related to a clogged catalytic converter. As you may already know, the catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere....
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power locks won't work on 2003 mercury mountainner
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The first test needs to determine if the power locks work from any of their switches. If both front door panels and the key fob do not unlock the vehicle, then your issue is...
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My cars enginefail safe mode has activated and I am curios what I would need to check to fix this.
Your engine fail safe is a protection mode so additional damage and safety is important. I would recommend having the computer scanned to see if the computer systems have set a code that needs repaired. The vehicle could go into...
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My car won't start
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. For example, if the...
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Won't start
You will need to have the fuel pressure tested to see if the fuel pump stopped pumping or you lost spark to the engine. A fuel pressure test and computer scan is needed to narrow the problem down. Have a...
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Scrubbing sound, worn bearings?
Hi there. Before we condemn the wheel bearings, an inspection may be needed to assess the root cause of the noise. There could be worn brake pads scrubbing the rotors. There could be a rock or debris caught behind the...
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Went in for an oil change and came out with a non working car.
Hi there. First check the ECM (computer) for any codes that could be store as the check engine light came on. Before blaming any location for the vehicle's running condition, check to see what codes are stored to have a...
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Can I change my V8 to a V6 in my 2000 Mercury Moutaineer
Hello. This is something that is possible but it is not typically cost effective. The engine will fit in place but you will need to change over the transmission and all of the electrical and the computers. Once that is...
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Blown engine in mariner
2001 Mountaineers sell for $1,000 to $2,000 if in good condition. Professionally rebuilt engines for the 2001 (crate engines) vary in cost depending on which size engine you have and also the drive configuration (e.g., 2WD versus 4WD). At any...
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I have a question about rough idle
A rough idle may be caused by many different things such as low fuel pressure, low voltage to the fuel injectors, dirty fuel injectors, a vacuum leak, a faulty Oxygen sensor or a dirty or failing idle air control valve....
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Can not get anti theft to turn off on my car
The first thing to do is remove the installed lock to see if the lock is seized or the latch is broken and needs replaced. If after the lock and latch is fixed then recheck the theft system to see...
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anti theft
I believe that the theft light issue you are having is related to the door lock that you replaced. This is the only part that was replaced that is related to the anti-theft system. I would recommend retracing your steps...

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