1999 Mercury Sable Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Mercury Sable

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1999 Mercury Sable
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414
to $
702
1999 Mercury Sable
$
254
to $
483
1999 Mercury Sable
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493
to $
800
1999 Mercury Sable
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239
to $
383
1999 Mercury Sable
$
1,044
to $
1,808

1999 Mercury Sable Problems

Engine Oil Pan Gasket May Leak

The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.

Engine Stalling and/or Hesitation on Acceleration due to Faulty Idle Air Bypass Valve

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.

Camshaft Sensor Magnet may Damage Synchronizers

The magnet for the camshaft position sensor may fall out of its mount and damage the synchronizers. This causes long crank times when starting the engine and may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. If this happens, both the magnets and the synchronizers need to be replaced.

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1999 Mercury Sable Questions

Why won't my car start? I put a charged battery in it.. it's not the alternator (1 answer)

My car used to be able to get jumped and it started right up. Now it just barely makes one small single click sound. All the lights turn on and they do not even seem dim... It is extremely cold where I live. So maybe the starter needs to be replaced or the solenoid or I should I just go buy a new...

why battery light on dash come on driving (2 answers)

started car took off driving acted like it had power surge battery light stays on

How can I fix the rod bearing in the engine? (1 answer)

My car makes a loud knocking noise only when I accelerate while driving.

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1999 Mercury Sable Recalls

Ford Recalls 1999-2001 Taurus and Mercury Sable Vehicles for Possible Coil Spring Fracture

Ford has recalled certain 1999-2001 Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles sold in cold weather states to inspect the coil springs. When corroded, coil springs may fracture, causing damage to tires and a possible loss of vehicle control. Dealers will install a special shield to alleviate the problem. Additional warranty coverage is also extended on the coil springs for 10 years or 150,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Recall 99V250000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SEAT BELT RETRACTOR MAY HAVE A PIN SHAFT IN THE SWITCHABLE ELR/ALR MECHANISM THAT IS INCORRECTLY FORMED. IN SOME CIRCUMSTANCES, THE SWITCHING MECHANISM COULD BECOME NONFUNCTIONAL, PREVENTING THE SEAT BELT WEBBING FROM BEING EXTRACTED FROM THE RETRA...
Ford Recalls 1999 Taurus and Mercury Sable Vehicles with CA Emissions for Cooler Line Issue

Ford has recalled certain 1999 Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles equipped with California emissions for replacement of an incorrect transmission cooler line. The cooler line could rub against the anti-lock brake system module support bracket, causing a possible fluid leak and fire hazard. Dealers will install the appropriate cooler line.

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1999 Mercury Sable Reviews

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based on 7 customer reviews
I'm glad I read the first story, because of the comment about the gap between the dash and instrument cluster. My car has this, and I assumed it was because the car was hit and maybe someone did a lousy job fixing it. I bought the car used so I don't know its history. I bought this as a station car but have gotten fairly good use out of it. It has a lot of features. Acceleration isn't impressiv...
I bought my '99 Mercury Sable Sedan 4 years ago with 55,000 miles on it and have driven it thus far to 128,000. My Mercury has been the most reliable car I have ever owned personally. Over the past 4 years I have had to replace the AC sensor which cost about $75 and also replaced the front rotors. The front rotors continue to be problematic as they develop a rhythmic vibration when braking a...
The amount of repair work and faulty equipment has been outrageous and irresponsible of Mercury/Ford and I am not what they call a "rookie."

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