1997 Mercury Villager Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Mercury Villager
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1997 Mercury Villager Problems
The distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.
The fuel injectors can fail and cause drivability problems. Often there is no Check Engine light and the failures can be caused by corrosion of the connector, clogging beyond the point of cleaning, and/or internal failures.
The exhaust manifold often warps and cracks, breaking off the studs between the cylinder head and the exhaust manifold. A ticking type noise may be noted most noticeable when the engine is cold.
1997 Mercury Villager Questions
just changed master cylinder, now rear wheel on driver side locking down. when i bleed the line will free wheel up but after driving a few miles will lock back down. Line look good what am i doing wrong?
It does not happen when col but especially when I get out on the highway it starts to happen. I have replaced a the fuel filter and and put gas additive in to clean the injectors and it did not help. What should I be looking at?
1997 Mercury Villager Recalls
1997 Mercury Villager Reviews
I purchased this out of desperation as a previous van I owned was hit by a deer. As I travel six states with my business, I was in a fix. The salesperson and I knew each other fairly well and he had me look at a Villager LS. It had just over 64,000 miles on it and he showed me the paperwork on it. Nearly all the miles were highway miles as evidenced by the small paint chips on the hood. Th...