1997 Mercury Mountaineer Repair and Maintenance
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1997 Mercury Mountaineer ProblemsHeater 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.
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.
My car cranks but won't start, at first it would start and ram its self just a lil and every time I stopped at a red light or stop singe it would sshot off on me and when it was on I would have to keep one foot on the brake and one on the gas I already changed the starter battery spark plugs spark plug wires, I still can't get my car to start can you please help me.
1997 Mercury Mountaineer QuestionsWhen 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
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.
Runs idle but dies out when mashing on vas
1997 Mercury Mountaineer RecallsRecall 01X001000
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 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.