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Fuel not pumping,no ignition spark.
It's possible that the crankshaft sensor has failed. Typically when cranking the engine, the engine control unit reads the crankshaft sensor to see the engine is turning. Then it will power up the fuel pump and ignition circuits. If the...
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Fuel pump is not priming.
Hi there. The fuel pump could have failed due to crystallization of the fuel if there is too much water in the fuel). I recommend putting a treatment of water separator in the fuel tank and let it sit for...
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Got tune up 3 months later engine loss power, ruff idle, and now it wont start but does crank, what can it be?
Hi there. The symptom that you are describing could be either the head gasket burned or the thermostat is stuck. Open the hood and check externally of the engine to see if there is any cracks. Since you said that...
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Why won't my car start up?
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the vehicle is cranking over, as in the starter is turning over the eninge (but it fails to start) then you are looking at a fuel or spark issue. If you are testing...
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Is changing steering rack & pinion costly. I have my own parts and if its used does it matter of the cost to do the work on my Mercury Sable?
Hi there: I'll forward you inquiry to our customer service team about working with used parts and the cost, however, if you're planning on keeping your Mercury Sable for any period of time, you might want to purchase new steering...
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What could cause engine light to come only after driving for about 5 miles.
The check engine light comes on when the computer systems on the vehicle detects a problem. There are hundreds of possible codes and problems that can cause those codes. You will need to have the computer tested to see what...
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Car not shifting out of first. 2002 Mercury Sable
Hi there - unfortunately, the automatic transmission in your Sable has a known issue for sudden failure due to weakness in the torque converter. The drive lugs for the transmission fluid pressure pump (part of the torque converter) easily shear,...
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Replaced ignition module,coil,coil pick-up, still no spark,
Based on the symptoms you described, it is possible that your ignition switch may be having some issues. I would recommend having the ignition switch tested by a qualified professional to determine if it is functioning properly. If the ignition...
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the anti-theft chip came out of my key now my car wont crank
With your vehicle it is possible that there may be a fault in your security system which may have been triggered by removing the security chip. There may be a fault code stored in the computer of your Mercury Sable...
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power steering is leaking / I have the pump/ pressure hose / belt
Any rubber component on a vehicle system is typically leak prone after about a 6 year lifetime particularly, for example, if you break the seal that a rubber hose in a power steering system makes to a nipple (on pump...
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Lack of power and fuel smell
It sounds like you may have a clogged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When this is clogged, this causes these gases to be...
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After sitting over night the brakes on my wife's 2001 Mercury Sable won't release . After waiting several minutes there's a pop a they release
Hi there. The noise that you are hearing is the parking brakes not releasing. Check the cable to the parking brake pedal and see if the cable is snagging on something under the car. If not, then the rear brakes...
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will a 2002 ford tarus passenger airbag fit a 02 murcury sable?
Airbags removed from in service or junk vehicles, that is undeployed but nevertheless "used" airbags, are NOT recommended and, indeed, in certain jurisdictions such as New York it is illegal to sell such used airbags. The only acceptable and safe...
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How much for a water pump and belt and other small parts installed on a 2002 mercury sable
Billing question was sent to CS for the cost of parts and labor to replace the water pump, drive belt, and associated parts on a 2002 Mercury Sable with a V6-3.0L engine.
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Loss of gears and propulsion.
Hi there. The issue could be the interlock solenoid in the steering column causing the shifter to not move once its in the park position. If the solenoid is working, then check the cable on the shifter to see if...
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99 mercury sable 3.0 ohv is skipping. Change my spark plugs and wires plus the ing Coil. It is still misfiring in cylinder
You should check for fuel injector pulse at the injector with noid light connected to the injector connector. Retest system after clearing the codes to make sure the codes return for misfires on cylinders 3 and 4. The spark plug...
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My 99 Mercury Sable has just started causing problems as in starting and quickly stalling
Since you had to get the battery jump started to start the engine and the charging system light is on tells me you have a problem with the alternator most likely. Have the charging system checked and replace the alternator...
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what causes fluid to shoot out the top of the power steering reservoir
Hello. We will be happy to help you. This is a common problem with Ford's of that era. Well I wouldn't consider it a problem it's more so of a hassle than anything else. If you turn the steering wheel...
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Hi, my car won't start.
You can continue to put parts on with little luck to fix the problem or you can have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come and diagnose the problem for you. You are not clear as to if you are...
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Over heating
Hi there. When you have an overheating problem and a heater that is not working correctly, both issues are commonly caused by a failure of the heater core. It's also possible that the heater core is clogged with excessive debris...

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