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My car won't start we've replaced the alternator and fuel pump but still won't start I just want it fixed what could it be?
Check to see if there are any stored diagnostic trouble codes. Be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from...
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2003 Mercury sable started stalling when slowing down to stop and or once stopped. Made it home but now in driveway, dies as soon
You'll have to go through a stalling diagnostic but the good news is the symptoms you are describing are fairly dramatic and so the cause is likely to be readily found. Common causes of engine stalling include a faulty mass...
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When accelerating after a complete stop, turning corners, coming to a complete stop or randomly when Parked a very odd vibrating
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be suffering from several different issues. In this type of situation you want to start with the least complicated option, and work your way up. Start by making sure your tires...
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When i drive my car over 60 miles my car start shakig
Vibration at speed is usually due to dynamic imbalance of the wheel/tire assembly and/or a rim is bent. Even stronger vibration on braking can mean that the brake rotors are warped as well. Certain tire defects, particularly internal belt damage...
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My check engine light came on. Took it to Autozone and they came up with this code PO156. What is that
Hello, thank you for writing in. A P0156 troubleshooting code stands for an error with the oxygen sensor. There are multiple sensors, and this one is behind (further towards the rear) the catalytic converter. Several things may be happening. First,...
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Car starts then sputters and dies. Last longer if I give it gas, slowly dies after.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The issue will need some further testing before we will know definitively. To begin, considering the symptoms, start by measuring your fuel pressure. If the pressure is weak, you want to replace the fuel...
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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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Can I use full synthetic oil in a 99 mercury Sable 3.0dohc
As you may know, there are a multitude of engine oils on the market all claiming to be the "best" and prolonging the life of your car's engine. One of the main questions you will be asked when changing your...
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Problem was misfire cylinder 5 - replaced plugs, wires, ignition coil, MAF, PCV, now I have code P0174 indicating vacuum leak.
P0174 can set if: there is an air leak after the mass air flow (MAF) sensor, such as a torn intake boot, or bad intake manifold gaskets; a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor; a faulty oxygen sensor, incorrect...
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2000 Mercury Sable power steering leak
Hello, and thank you for writing in. The vehicle's in-line filter is housed in a unit that is either clamped on or has a quick disconnect. If you are able to locate the leak, you can determine if the filter...
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Do u know where I can get a gear shift cable in philadelphia
Your vehicle is less than 10 years old and should not have a problem getting the cable at most any Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealer. The cable may not be on the aftermarket yet and a dealer is the best...
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I have an engine code to replace the cylinder head temperature sensor. Do I also replace intake manifold gasket?
Hi Ebenezer. Thanks for writing in tonight to YourMechanic.com. I have forwarded your inquiry with our sales and service team to help streamline the process of receiving an accurate estimate to have one of our mobile mechanics replace the cylinder...
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My neighbor has a 2002 mercury sable and he press the pedal and it revved up but didn't move
It could be that the transmission has failed. Or it could be that there is a bad CV joint. either one will leave you stranded in place. If he has heard some knocking when he went around turns for a...
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I have 2004 Mercury Sable. It randomly stalls, after putting in gas, on hot days, will start after resting AC goes hot during buck
Hi Sandy. Thanks for all the information - it's very helpful to initially provide some technical advice. It appears as if you might have a few different things going on with your Mercury Sable. First, in regards to the engine...
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Will I have to take out the whole transmission or apart just to get to to that piece (transmission speed sensor
The output speed sensor is replaced from outside the transmission and is located on rear of transmission. No need to remove transmission.
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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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05 Sable won't start. Turns over but won't fire. Fuel filter replaced, fuel pressure normal, car only starts with starting fluid.
Fuel pressure may be good but the injectors should be checked for operation. At cold start, there is a temperature sensor that must be working properly to signal the PCM to enrich the mixture on cold start. Are there any...
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I have an Mercury Sable 2001 and when I put my car in reverse it goes forward. I have a leak but I don’t know where it’s coming
Assuming the vehicle has an automatic transmission, there is a park or neutral switch on the transmission that impacts the functioning of the shift solenoids within the transmission. When this is not working properly, this may cause the vehicle to...
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Passing gear
You should have the computer scanned and transmission linkage checked to see if the system has codes stored for transmission and shift linkage is not damaged and adjusted properly.
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2000 Mercury Sable. Car is not getting any RPM. Wont get over 10-20 MPH.
Your vehicle has entered what is referred to as "limp mode" due to an engine or transmission-related failure. Often, the failure is in a sensor or electrical control type component. The first thing to do is check and see if...

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