1997 Mercury Mountaineer Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Mercury Mountaineer

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1997 Mercury Mountaineer
$
155
to $
1,350
1997 Mercury Mountaineer
$
316
to $
681
1997 Mercury Mountaineer
$
212
to $
672
1997 Mercury Mountaineer
$
199
to $
625
1997 Mercury Mountaineer
$
258
to $
549

1997 Mercury Mountaineer Problems

Rear Wiper Not Working

The rear wiper may stop working. This could be due to a rear wiper motor that has failed requiring replacement.

Heater Stuck on Hottest Setting Due to Broken Heater Blend Door

A failed heater blend door or actuator can cause the temperature control for the HVAC system to stop working. A clicking sound from the dash area would commonly indicate an actuator fault. If the heater gets stuck on the hottest setting, the heater blend door may be broken requiring replacement of the heater box to repair the issue.

Dry Excluder Seals May Cause Squealing in Front Wheels Under 30 MPH

4wd vehicles may develop a squealing noise coming from the front wheels when driving below 30 mph. This is generally caused by dry excluder seals, lubricating the seals will commonly correct this concern.

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1997 Mercury Mountaineer Questions

When I park my car and I try to turn it back on it wont start I have get a jump (2 answers)

Weve checked the battery and the test says its good but it leaks water we rescently did a tune-up and oil change but my truck dies down very frequently

Have code po402,how do I troubleshoot problem? (1 answer)

The check engine light is on,I got the code with my reader, but it is not a professional one, I got it from the Mac tool guy.

My truck runs good,hesitate to accelerate (1 answer)

Runs idle but dies out when mashing on vas

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1997 Mercury Mountaineer Recalls

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THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: FORD IS REPLACING ALL FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT 15, 16, AND 17 INCH TIRES MOUNTED ON FORD TRUCKS AND SUVS. FORD REPORTS TREAD SEPARATION ...
Ford Recalls 1997-1998 Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer Vehicles for Throttle Body Issue

Ford has recalled certain 1997-1998 Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer vehicles equipped with a 4.0L SOHC engine for a potential issue with the throttle body. There is a manufacturing problem with the clearance of the throttle plate and the bore, which could lead to a binding situation. When binding is released, the engine could surge, causing a safety issue. Dealers will replace the throttle body assembly with a revised part.

Ford Recalls 1995-1997 Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer Vehicles for Sway Bar Link Issue

Ford has recalled certain 1995-1997 Explorer and 1997 Mercury Mountaineer vehicles because the sway bar links could fracture. If one or both sway bar links fracture, vehicle stability is affected, which can cause handling issues. Dealers will replace both sway bar links with revised parts.

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1997 Mercury Mountaineer Reviews

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my parents bought me a 1997 mercury mountaineer with a 5.0 v8 small block just recently it started making a knocking sound in the engine compartment any ideas on what might have caused it i will be changing the oil this saturday but could there be anything else going on.
We have had this vehicle for many years. Inherited it at 70k miles. we had 40 acres and it was the only vehicle that never got stuck. We used it to pull out the other rigs when the ground was to mushy, like a tractor and a big box truck and a f250 high boy. I dont know what they did to make the traction work so well but its absolutely amazing. has 197k miles now and still run great. It has alwa...
97 Mercury mountaineer, where do i began, worked great since purchased New until it hit around 1000k miles now at 200k, can't open rear doors from inside, door lock switch doesn't work, air conditioning only works on MaxAc, popping in front driver side when i turn hit a bump or stop too quickly, have replace thermostat twice in two years, has had alternaor rebuilt, changed harmonic balan...

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