1996 Mercury Tracer Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Mercury Tracer

1996 Mercury Tracer Problems

Distributor Shaft O-Ring Seal May Leak Oil

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.

Valve Seats on Cylinder Head May Fall Out and Cause Rough Running/Noise

Valve seats (components in the cylinder head that help seal the valve) can fall out. When this happens, it causes rough running and creates noise. Replacement of the cylinder head is commonly required to fix this problem.

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.

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1996 Mercury Tracer Questions

What causes the transmission to pump fluid through the radiator? (2 answers)

I'm not getting any circulation out of transmission

Lost all power. (1 answer)

went home on lunch break. went to leave to go back to work, no power. key turns, no lights or noises made. just silence. tried screwing with the battery wires. I got nothing

how hard would it be for me to replace or fix my own head gasket (1 answer)

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1996 Mercury Tracer Reviews

i need to know in reference to the aircondition.i took my car to ths shop did tune -up and front bushings.after that i turn my aircondition on and it makes noise like loose and blows warm air

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