2007 Mercury Montego Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Mercury Montego
2007 Mercury Montego Problems
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 the PCM and the TCM have the latest software updates to help prevent these issues from reoccurring.
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.
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.
2007 Mercury Montego Questions
I have had car in dealership shop several times and they have not fixed problem. The temperature gauge needle will drop like it turned off and the air conditioner stops blowing cool air. Code shows coolant temp sensor, but I have had coolant temperature sensor replaced (twice). Has anyone else ex...
you can feel the engine bog down at low speeds when the trans. shifts to up too soon. is the trans shift controled by the computer?
The drive is rough.
2007 Mercury Montego Recalls
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.