Mercury Cougar Repair and Maintenance
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Mercury Cougar ProblemsBattery Light Due to Damaged Alternator Connector
The battery light may illuminate on the instrument panel because the alternator wire harness connector is damaged. A new connector kit is available and should be installed to correct this concern.
White smoke coming from the exhaust could indicate that a head gasket has blown or there is a cracked cylinder head. Our technicians tell us that removal and inspection of the cylinder heads will be required to confirm a crack is present.
The Check Engine Light can illuminate with codes due to the lack of EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) flow caused by the intake manifold passage plugging up with carbon and oil. The EGR valve has to be removed and the passage cleaned thoroughly. Partial restriction of this passage can cause Smog test failures for the NOx emissions without causing a drivability symptom.
Mercury Cougar QuestionsNo peddle on brakes. Had the brakes pads werechecked, they were ok, (1 answer)
Brake peddle goes Almost all the wayto the floor. Brake fluid is full.
i went to a salvage yard and pulled a radiator from the same make and model car or so i thought because when i want to install the replacement to my utter disbelief and confusion it seams that the replacement radiator did not have inlet or outlet ports for the transmission cooling lines
I was driven my car to work amd then all at onces it started smoken white under the hood and died then i came back for it after i got off wrk and it crunk up but i only got about 3 miles down the road and it did it again and wouldnt start again what could be causen this problem