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Very slow coolant leak
Hi there. I wouldn't assume that you have a coolant leak based on coolant being present after the vehicle overheated. In most cases, the coolant will boil out of the radiator cap and cause this type of 'spillage'. If you've...
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rear seats not raising but I can hear the motor when pressing the switches. Do you know of the causes?
If the motor runs but seat does not move you will have a bad seat track assembly and may need to have motor removed to see if its gear stripped or the track needs replaced.
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I set an appointment for 1 of your mechanics to come. He's charging me over $300 for a part I can buy brand new part myself for $
Hi Tomi. I've forwarded your question to our sales and service department, so they can better answer your question. They should be contacting you via email shortly. Thanks.
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my car overheated and now will not start. it cranks but will not turn over
The overheating could have damaged a critical component such as the crankshaft position sensor. It is also possible that the overheating caused mechanical damage, such as valves stuck in the valve guides. To obtain a diagnostic and thence get the...
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4 amp parasitic drain for a few minutes then nothing for a few minutes then drain again back and forth
This is likely related to radio, anti-theft system, clock and other small powered items that require power while the vehicle is not on. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to perform a series of...
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How many brakes are on a 2006 mercury mountaineer awd?
Your vehicle has four sets of brake pads and four brake rotors, one at each wheel. I would recommend having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to take a look at your brakes to determine what needs to...
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Green fluid leaking in the rear of car
You have a leaking rear a/c heater system core or hose for the rear unit. You will need to keep the rear heater turned off and keep coolant in the engine full to prevent overheating the engine. Have the cooling...
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My 2008 Mercury Mountaineer seems to be burning coolant. Temperature gauge reads normal but after driving several miles I swear I
Hi there. It's possible that you're not using the correct coolant or the right ratio of coolant to distilled water. Unless the coolant bottle says "pre-mixed", it's likely that you're adding straight coolant instead of a 50/50 ratio of coolant...
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grinding here and there while I'm driving
Hi Luis. What you are describing sounds familiar to a damaged wheel bearing. You might want to watch this video to review the proper method for diagnosing a faulty wheel bearing. If you complete this simple check and determine that...
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Cleaned air mass flow light was red . now unplugged or plugged in . started noticing car was dying at red lights and stumbled high
It should be safe to drive a short distance to purchase a Mass Air sensor. As long as the engine is not stalling or overheating and take it easy driving you should be fine.
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I would like to know the price of a rear end differential rebuild?
Hi Luis. Thanks for writing in tonight to Yourmechanic.com. I've forwarded your inquiry to our sales and service department, so they can review your request. I'm not 100% certain that our mobile mechanics can rebuild existing rear differentials without knowing...
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Engine is misfiring on cylinder 8, when car is up to temperature it shakes when accelerating. The shaking stops when I stop accele
It seems like you are on the right track. If water is able to get onto the ignition coil, this can cause the ignition coil to fail. It is very likely that the ignition coil is the cause of this...
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2006 merc v8. Missfires/bucks only at about 1500rpm , 45-50 mph
If there were an actual misfire, the check engine light would blink and trouble code(s) would be stored. Your issue could be slow acceleration which has a variety of causes. Fuel injectors can become clogged over time as the tiny...
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My car shakes violently when the brakes are applied
Hi Grace. Thanks for contacting us tonight. We are a bit confused by the description of your vibration; so let's provide a bit of detail for you. If the shaking occurs when you are fully stopped, then the shaking issue...
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P0401
Hi Mushi. Thanks for writing in today. Sometimes the initial diagnosis based on the error code is not the actual source of the problem. In the case of the P0401, the code indicates that that the engine control module (ECM)...
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After replacing the ECM in a 2002 Mercury Mountaineer what will be the reason for it not to fire or start
On cars built after the late 1990's, replacing an ECU is a much bigger deal than just plugging in a new box. The ECU has to recognize the serial number of the car and the other modules in the car....
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Feels like front tires are locked up rubbing grinding now
If the vehicle is 4 wheel drive, it sounds like it could be stuck in 4WD. Another possibility may be that the differential i stuck in the locked state if it is equipped with this option. Lastly, you may want...
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2001 mercury mountaineer Shifted hard then 4wd low light came on and didn't want to go no power and barely moved
Hi Moo. Thanks for contacting us today. It is possible that an inner transmission failure has occurred, or perhaps (and more likely) that an issue with the differential is the source. The best way to determine what is causing the...
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Airbag lights go on when it rains. Takes out auto shifting in trans.
I would recommend having your airbag system inspected by a qualified professional who is proficient in airbag system Diagnostics. An issue such as this is very likely electrical related and may require vigorous testing of different circuits to determine the...
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Engine light on have it turn off come back on sometimes it go off
Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter,...

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