1992 Mercury Tracer Repair and Maintenance

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

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1992 Mercury Tracer Problems

Power Steering Pump/Gearbox Problems Due to Fluid Contamination

Failure to change the power steering fluid can cause the fluid to become gray with metal particles. The contaminated fluid can damage the power steering pump resulting in a growling noise when the wheel is turned; the damaged pump will require replacement to eliminate the noise.. Life of the power steering gearbox and pump will be shortened if the fluid is not serviced regularly.

Car won't start due to oil contamination in distributor

The distributor may become internally contaminated with engine oil because of an internal seal failure. This causes ignition failure because the distributor cap has filled with oil. If this happens, the car will not start.

Oil Leak From Distributor Shaft Seal

An external Engine oil leak may develop from the distributor O-ring seal. A new O-ring seal will be needed to correct this leak.

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1992 Mercury Tracer Questions

something is draining the battery (1 answer)

i put a new ignition switch, new alternator and something is still draining my battery. i have to disconnect the battery when im not driving. reconnect it whenever i want to go somewhere.

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1992 Mercury Tracer Recalls

Recall 94E019000
THE OFFSET TOE ADJUSTING PIN CAN FRACTURE UNDER CONDITIONS SUCH AS TORSIONAL LOADS, FLEXING MOTION, IMPACT LOADS, AND OVERTORQUING.
Recall 92V103000
THE STOP LAMP SWITCHES COULD INTERMITTENTLY MALFUNCTION RESULTING IN THE STOP LAMPS NOT ILLUMINATING WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED.

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