The automatic transmission may develop shifting concerns. On lower mileage vehicles, upgrading the software in the powertrain control module (PCM) and the transmission control module (TCM) may correct the problem. As the mileage increases, internal transmission damage can occur. Repairs could involve replacement of the valve body or a complete transmission rebuild. Whenever major transmission repairs are made, it is important to be sure th...
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2007 Mercury Montego
2007 Mercury Montego Problems
If the rear brakes wear out abnormally fast, this can be caused by defective rear brake pads. The rear wheels may also appear to become excessively dusty. They should be replaced with revised brake pads, and all wheel drive (AWD) vehicles should replace front brake pads as well.
A defective electronic throttle body (ETB) can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate and could have limited to no throttle response. Our technicians tall us that replacing the electronic throttle body will commonly correct this concern.
Binding of the shifter slider can make the transmission shifter difficult to move. Replacing the bezel should fix this problem.
Electrolysis can cause repeated failures of the heater core and radiator. The diagnosing technician should check for voltage present in the coolant, with the battery disconnected, because electrical current in the coolant causes electrolysis. Corroded or deteriorated parts should be replaced, and the coolant should be flushed. Ground straps can be added to help prevent future corrosion of components.
2007 Mercury Montego Recalls (Recent)
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Some fuel tanks may not have consistent welds between the fuel tank and the fuel filler neck, affecting the strength of the joint. In the event of a severe rear impact, an improper weld can result in a crack in the joint. This could illuminate the Check Engine Light, cause a fuel odor, or allow fuel to leak out. Any fuel leak increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the affected fuel tanks to correct this concern. This recall is scheduled to begin on August 15, 2011. The Ford recall number is 11S20.
2007 Mercury Montego Questions and Answers
How difficult is it to replace the D1R HID Low Beam?
Emptied freon, cleaned A/C parts, put in exact amount of freon required. guages: low side 45, high side 180. What could it be other than compressor?
My 2007 merc montego,..asain/6 speed seems to be soft on 4 and 5 .gears shifts/ especially cold and hot uphill,.
5-10-2010 car stalled at red lights, took to dealership said MAF system sensor needed to be cleaned. Why,car has only 19,000 miles & I live in the City. Cost $114.00