1996 Mercury Cougar Problems
RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 1996 Mercury Cougar based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.
Engine misfire could be caused by worn or broken motor mounts that raise the motor on one side while the vehicle is accelerating. The stress on the engine control wiring harness can cause breaks in the injector or sensor wires, which then causes drivability concerns such as poor fuel economy and engine misfires.