Mercury Repair and Maintenance
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Mercury ProblemsCamshaft 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.
The check engine light may come on due to failure of the Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) solenoids. The VCT solenoids will need to be replaced if they are the reason the check engine light came on.
Various problems with the 5-speed automatic transmission were common. These problems can be more common on the 2002 models with build dates before March, 2002. There are many service bulletins describing the diagnoses and repairs, which include fluid leak repairs, transmission software updates, or internal failures requiring a costly repair.
Mercury QuestionsWhat would be the most common reason for the fuel gauge to not work? (2 answers)
Fuel Gauge reads full, however, the ECON display reads low fuel. Sending unit? Bad ground? Just the gauge?
This started after someone hit ignition switch with hammer and screwdriver but still started now it wont is there a reset switch
I have to disconnect my battery everytime I'm out of car very long. Door ajar light stays on,my lights stays on when I get out of car. The door ajar light will come on and go off and come on again while driving.
Mercury RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
The second stage of air bag deployment may not deploy, resulting in the increased risk of occupant injury. Dealers will inspect and replace the driver's front air bag module as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
The lighting control module may fail, resulting in the loss of headlight operation. Dealers will replace the lighting control module free of charge to resolve the concern.