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Can I use a mercury cougar fuel pump in a mercury sable

My car has 220000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: The two vehicles have different fuel tanks ...

The two vehicles have different fuel tanks and different pumps. Unfortunately, this swap will not work. If you need help with a replacement fuel pump on your Mercury, a local expert from YourMechanic will be able to source the correct fuel pump and properly have it installed for you.

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