2004 Mercury Monterey Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Mercury Monterey
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2004 Mercury Monterey ProblemsBlower Motor Only Works on High
The 2004-2007 Mercury Monterey with manual temperature and fan controls may have problems with the the blower motor only blowing air on certain settings. Most commonly the fan will only run on the highest setting. This is a well documented problem, and is caused by a failing blower motor resistor.
Correcting the problem is straight forward, and requires replacement of the small resistor. The resistor is normally found behind the glove box, next to the blower motor.
On higher mileage vehicles, one or more EGR orifice in the intake manifold may plug with sludge. This can cause the engine to misfire when first accelerating because too much exhaust gas is directed into the cylinders where the orifice is not plugged. Cleaning the clogged passages should correct this concern.
2004 Mercury Monterey QuestionsBack gate latch broke . how can I open ? (1 answer)
Pulled code p0193 so Replaced fuel pressure sensor and still won't start. I have replaced fuel pump, fuel filter, airflow sensor all recently. Also pulling code P0198 for fuel temp sensor..... only car and pregnant with two kids and am desperate.
2004 Mercury Monterey RecallsThe Third Row Seat May Not Latch Correctly
The third row seat can experience rust at the seat anchor mechanism mounted to each rear wheel well. As a result, the seat may not fully latch into its seating position. If the vehicle is hit from the rear, an unlatched seat may increase the risk of injury. Dealers will install new third row seat latch striker mounting brackets to correct this concern.
On certain vehicles, the torque convertor output shaft may fail, resulting in complete loss of power to the drive wheels. This vehicle stalling condition increases the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the torque convertor to correct this concern. The Ford recall number is 11S25.