2000 Mercury Mystique Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Mercury Mystique
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2000 Mercury Mystique Problems
The Check Engine Light can illuminate with codes due to the lack of EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) flow caused. This is commonly a result of a clogged passage in the intake manifold. To correct this problem, the EGR valve has to be removed and the passage cleaned thoroughly. Partial restriction of this passage can cause smog test failures for the NOx emissions without causing a drivability symptom.
If you experience difficulty starting the engine when cold, stalling at idle, or hesitations during acceleration, it may be the idle air bypass valve. This valve helps the vehicle idle steady when the accelerator pedal is not pressed.
Transmission problems are common in this model, often as a result of a failed front pump. The pump loses its ability to create hydraulic pressure, which an automatic transmission needs to function. A sign of front pump failure can be a whine type noise.
2000 Mercury Mystique Questions
There was a fire in the locks &windows burned to fuse box have no speedometer connection
Brand new battery and alternator.
Car will start, but slowly idles down until it shuts off completely. A friend who replaced the alternator thought it could be the electronic throttle? Said something about it being "gummed up", that it might need a cleaning. Does anyone have any i...
Car would start when I sprayed starting fluid but wouldn't stay running. Checked the fuel pump relay and seemed fine and also turned car over with fuel lines disconnected from filter and no spray. The car was running with no problems prior. Could there be any other things to check besides th...
2000 Mercury Mystique Recalls
An incorrect label concerning activation of the childproof safety locks was installed on the driver's side rear door. If the driver follows the current directions, the door may open from the inside. Owners will be provided with a replacement label and installation instructions.
2000 Mercury Mystique Reviews
This car is a headache. The check engine light won't go off. It jerks when driving and cuts off in the middle of the street. Took it to the ford dealership, they didn't even knwo what was wrong with it. i just don't know what to do.... trash it maybe.
had problems with fuel pump , brake rotors warp easily,some fuse box troubles under warrenty , latest problem is doesn,t start once in a while , but garage can't find the problem , it will crank, good things about car love the power in the v-6 engine & the way it handles