Mercury Mystique Repair and Maintenance
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Mercury Mystique ProblemsProblem With Idle Air Bypass Valve May Cause Engine Performance Problems
If you experience difficulty starting the engine when cold, stalling at idle, or hesitations during acceleration, it may be the idle air bypass valve. This valve helps the vehicle idle steady when the accelerator pedal is not pressed.
The Check Engine Light can illuminate with codes due to the lack of EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) flow caused. This is commonly a result of a clogged passage in the intake manifold. To correct this problem, 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 Mystique Questionsreplace the flywheel (1 answer)
I had the spark plugs, spark plug wires, valve gasket replaced. Still having a problem. There was oil all over spark plug boots because of valve gasket leak, put new spark plugs in before leak was fixed but my mechanic fixed the gasket and wires and didn't replace spark plugs because they wer...
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