1999 Mercury Mountaineer Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Mercury Mountaineer

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1999 Mercury Mountaineer Problems

Plastic Intake Manifold May Crack Causing Coolant Leak

The composite (plastic) intake manifold may crack near the thermostat housing and cause a coolant leak. Ford released an updated manifold that was reinforced to prevent a recurrence. No recall was issued for this problem but Ford did extend the warranty to seven years on some models from the date of purchase.

Worn Timing Chain Cassettes May Cause Rattling Noise From Engine

A rattling noise from the engine may indicate that the timing chain cassette is worn. Our technicians tell us that installing an updated cassette and timing chain tensioner should correct this concern.

Vacuum leak from intake manifold O-ring gaskets

The intake manifold O-ring gaskets commonly leak, causing stalling and poor idle quality; the Check Engine Light will illuminate.

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1999 Mercury Mountaineer Questions

Can a sealent be used to repair a timing chain gasket if not how many hrs 2 fix. (1 answer)

The antifreeze is pouring out of the timing chain cover.as soon as you put it in.Brand new resistor replaced.

I took out spark plugs, intake manifold to check because it was running ruff now it won't stay running, try to run back fires and dies. Does anyone have any ideas what I can do (1 answer)

It has been running ruff for some time have replaced a lot of things. I have a code reader and it hasn't said anything and the check engine light hasn't come on.

stuck in 4 w lo cant figure out what to do (2 answers)

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1999 Mercury Mountaineer Recalls

Recall 07V336000
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.
Ford Recalls 1998-2002 SUVs for Driver's Seat Back Recliner Failure

Ford has recalled certain 1998-2002 Explorer, Explorer Sport Trac, and Mercury Mountaineer vehicles for an issue with the driver's seat recliner mechanism. The upper bolt that attaches the recliner mechanism to the seat back frame could fracture. If this happens, the seat back could fall backward and disrupt the driver, possibly causing an accident. Dealers will replace the upper bolt and, on some vehicles, replace a lower bolt as well.

Ford Recalls 1999-2001 SUVs for a Speed Control Cable Concern

Ford has recalled certain 1999-2001 Explorer, Explorer Sport Trac, and Mercury Mountaineer vehicles for a possible binding speed control cable. If the cable binds, throttle return could be affected, causing a sticking accelerator. Dealers will inspect the cable and replace it if necessary.

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1999 Mercury Mountaineer Reviews

I had my truck since March of this year and last month it just stopped running it would start but won't stay started I had it to six different shops look at it nobody knows why it won't stay running and I don't either its a V8 1999 mountaineer at my last end I don't want to give it up but don't know what else to do
I bought my 1999 Mercury Mountaineer with 52000 miles in 2003. I currently have 245,700 miles on the vehicle. It has the original water pump and alternator. I've replaced the brakes on it, the A/C Compressor clutch and oh yeah the A/C has never had to be recharged! Almost unheard of these days! I've pulled a 28 foot travel trailer with this vehicle coming from Georgia up through the mountains a...
i have a 19199 merc mountaineer right after i payed it off the revers went out its a 2 wheel drive automatic and im not shur what is wrong with it if any one has a idea on what the problem is please e-mail me @ lowfrqncy@ymail.com thanks .

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