1998 Mercury Villager Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Mercury Villager

1998 Mercury Villager Problems

Coolant Leak From Plug Behind Timing Cover

A coolant leak may develop from a plug on the front of the rear cylinder head, behind the timing cover.

No Start, Engine Stalls

The distributor shaft bearing can become rusty, and seize causing the engine to stall or not start. The failed distributor will commonly require replacement.

Fuel Injectors May Fail and Cause Drivability Concerns

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.

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1998 Mercury Villager Questions

vehicle makes a clicking sound when I turn the steering wheel (1 answer)

I have a 1998 mercury villager 6cyl.It ran great and the next day it knocked off (1 answer)

I have checked for fire with a spark tester a changed the fuel filter. I checked to see if fuel came out of the lines and it does. please help!!!!

Have code po306 cylinder 6 misfire detected. What should I look for bad plug (2 answers)

Seems to be running on 5 cylinder when under lug but runs fine some of the other times. Starts and idles fine.

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1998 Mercury Villager Recalls

Recall 00V419002
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS. THE FUEL TANK VENT HOSE ALLOWS AIR TO VENT FROM THE FUEL TANK DURING REFUELING. CRACKS HAVE DEVELOPED IN THE VENT HOSE. IF (1) THE FUEL TANK IS OVERFILLED, NOT ALLOWING EXCESS FUEL IN THE VENT HOSE TO FLOW BACK INTO THE TANK, (2) THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN ONLY A ...
Recall 97V184001
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMOTIVE BATTERIES SUPPLIED BY GNB TECHNOLOGIES. THESE BATTERIES HAVE A DEFECTIVE NEGATIVE POST THAT CAN CAUSE ACID LEAKAGE AND RELATED CORROSION DAMAGE.

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1998 Mercury Villager Reviews

pleased with van. One problem we seem to not be able to figure out is it keeps coming up with a p0300 multi cylinder misfire. We are completely lost. Done tune up, new distributor,timing,brakes,oil change. If anyone is having this same problem please contact me via email and let me know. Tired of paying mechanic bills. email is hotredneckguy@hotmail.com

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