1992 Mercury Topaz Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1992 Mercury Topaz

1992 Mercury Topaz Problems

Automatic Transmission Shifts Hard

If the throttle lever is out of adjustment, or the grommets are missing / broken at the throttle or transmission, the automatic transmission can shift hard. Replace the grommets as needed and adjust the throttle lever.

The Horn Will Not Work Intermittently

The horn may not work sometimes. A higher than appropriate horn voltage can cause switch damage and a relay kit should be installed to moderate voltage and maintain functionality.

Ticking Noise from Heater Blower When Fan Is On

Internal heater blower motor issues can cause a ticking noise from the heater blower when the fan is on. To correct this concern, replace the heater blower motor with a revised unit.

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1992 Mercury Topaz Questions

How do i remove the water pump. Please give step by step (1 answer)

mercury topaz 1992 gs 2.3 Liter fuel shut off valve (1 answer)

Where is the valve that shuts off the fuel pump during a wreck located and it's not in the trunk that i can find?Could these stick sometimes and cause engine to sound like it's missing at times?

transmission will sometimes shift when hot. wont shift when hard. Whats wrong? (2 answers)

I took motor off to fix harmonica balancer and main bearings when I put motor back started right away. Now transmission sometimes shift when hot. i changed fluid and filter and that still wont help.

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1992 Mercury Topaz Recalls

Ford Recalls 1992-1995 Models Due to Engine Fan Issue

Ford has recalled certain 1992-1995 Taurus and Mercury Sable models with 3.8L engines, 1994-1995 Taurus and Mercury Sable models with 3.0L engines, 1992-1994 Tempo and Mercury Topaz models with 3.0L engines, 1994 Tempo and Mercury Topaz models with 2.3L engines, and 1992-1994 Lincoln Continental models in certain cold weather states for an issue with the engine electric cooling fan. During high winds, low temperatures, and drifting snow, the fan could become blocked or frozen with snow. This could cause the fan not to rotate and ultimately overheat. Dealers will install a harness with a circuit breaker to protect the fan motor from overheating.

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