Mercury

2010 Mercury Mountaineer – small brake pedal

Dear Doctor: My boyfriend recently purchased a 2010 Mercury Mountaineer. He’s having a problem with the brake pedal being too small and his foot often slips off it. Do you know if Mercury — or anyone for that matter — … Continue reading

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2000 Mercury Cougar – “engine light”

Dear Doctor: I have a question regarding the “engine light” that stays lit on my 2000 Mercury Cougar. The problem code was EGR valve-insufficient airflow. After replacing the EGR valve, the engine light again came back on with the same … Continue reading

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2004 Mercury Mountaineer – misfire, “service engine” light on

Dear Doctor: My 2004 Mercury Mountaineer has 85,000 trouble free miles, but recently after filling up the tank one night the engine ran fine for 25 miles then the next morning started misfiring and the “service engine” light came on. … Continue reading

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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis – engine not firing completely

Dear Doctor: My 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis was in a flash flood and a wave of water passed over the hood. After riding a short distance (2 blocks) my engine started to knock. I was 10 blocks from home, so … Continue reading

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1996 Mercury Sable jerking feel while driving

Dear Doctor: I own a 1996 Mercury Sable. I replaced the spark plugs and plug wires. Now I notice an occasional jerking feeling while driving. What would cause this? Bill Dear Bill: Since the problem was not present until after … Continue reading

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1999 Mercury Sable

Dear Doctor: I own a 1999 Mercury Sable with 78,000 miles. I change the oil every three months. I took it for a short trip and both the ABS light and the oil pressure light simultaneously came on. I replaced … Continue reading

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