1998 Mercury Villager Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Mercury Villager
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1998 Mercury Villager ProblemsNo 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.
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.
The exhaust manifold often warps and cracks, breaking off the studs between the cylinder head and the exhaust manifold. A ticking type noise may be noted most noticeable when the engine is cold.
1998 Mercury Villager Questionsvehicle makes a clicking sound when I turn the steering wheel (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!!!!
Seems to be running on 5 cylinder when under lug but runs fine some of the other times. Starts and idles fine.