1999 Mercury Sable Q&A
1999 Mercury Sable Question: Car starting issue & acceleration
Car would not start, then it would after retrying over and over, replaced battery thinking since its cold it won't turn over fully and start, not the problem, car turned over and over, but I didn't smell gas at all when pushing pedal down several times, at times when I drove it cut out like there was no power. Someone said it may be the fuel pressure regulator. Not sure what does this sound close to being wrong?? anyone know or can help me not spend over and over to get this repaired. Help! - rose schulstadt
It's not carbureted, so pushing the gas pedal in a pumping action like you would with a carburetor, does not increase fuel the intake. You could have a fuel pump, pressure situation. If you know how to check for fuel pressure and fire to the plugs, it would help in diagnosing your no start issue. - ProfessorG
I am at the 70+ mile use on the car. Upon acceleration, it sputters and sometimes dies. Do I need a tune up?