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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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Car is missing
Hi There, An engine misfire can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like...
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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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can you use an alternator from an 2004 mercury sable for 1999 mecury mystique
The two applications do not interchange in the catalog. Looking at the two in detail (using AC Delco's on-line catalog), the plugs are different, the plugs are in a different location on the unit and the output ratings are different....
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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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My front passenger seatbelt wont release. I've allowed it to fully retract. I've taken off panels the belt is not twisted 1997 Mercury Sable
Hello. It sounds like the retractor itself is failing. This is common on this vehicle, especially as they get older. The mechanism wears out and the teeth inside of it no longer line up correctly and cause this. The unit...
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After driving like for 10 to 15 min my 1999 mercury Sable starts a high pitched whistling noise but only when my foot is off the g
It's probably an air or vacuum leak. When your foot is off the gas, at idle engine vacuum is higher which would draw in more air if there is a leak, perhaps enough to create such a noise. There's a...
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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
There are a few possible causes for an engine to overheat. A low coolant level, failed cooling fan, faulty water pump, or clogged radiator can all cause the engine to overheat. The situation that you have described makes me first...
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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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VSS Location?
Hi there. If you are going to attempt to complete this repair, I would highly recommend purchasing a service and repair manual for your Mercury Sable. This guide will provide you with the location of the components you are replacing,...
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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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I have a 2008 mercury sable is there a way to just replace the positive terminal or does the whole cable have to be replace. The o
If the damaged segment of wiring is short and self contained, that is the entirety of the cable (or harness) is accessible because there are connections (plugs or terminals) on both ends of the harness, it's not a bad idea...
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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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Really dont know.
The noise you are describing could indeed be tire or wheel bearing related. On inspection, a mechanic would be able to quickly distinguish between the two possibilities. Vibration on braking is typically due to excessive thickness variation in the brake...
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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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