Close
QUESTIONS

RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Q: Hesitation on 2004 Mercury Sable

Enthusiast 01be16a5a93688912f14755221fb15211b518d9a788cf01b455e03cc1bd585ac
This car has 82,000 miles, been babied, and kept up on repairs as needed. When speed gets up to about 25-30, car hesitates. Took it to Advance Auto, they tested it, found cylinder misfire problems (times 3). Replaced plug wires, and plugs- still the same. Please help. This is my sons car- and he is frustrated.
No car image 94a1663db56199c5353592009e34aaa51078a2469bed068bb8d6f0ba43accf97
Get a Repair Estimate
Guaranteed by certified locations nationwide. Learn more
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 1,700 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more
A low Compression on a Cylinder would indicate a misfire as well. Suggest have a qualified mechanic perform an Engine Compression test of your Engine. Failure of Electrical components such as a Camshaft and Crankshaft sensors would also indicate a misfire. Fuel Injector problem will also cause a misfire problem. Best to have a qualified mechanic perform a full Diagnostic of Fuel system. Ignition system. Computer control system and Compression test.
Didn't find what you were looking for?