Mercury Capri Repair and Maintenance

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

Mercury Capri Problems

Buzzing Noise from Exhaust at Different Engine Speeds

If a buzzing noise is coming from the exhaust at different engine speeds and conditions, this is commonly caused by the heat shields on catalytic converters coming loose at points. The buzzing is the metal on metal contact. Installing a large worm clamp around the catalytic converter and heat shield assembly will prevent the noise and secure the shields.

Battery Light Comes On, Belt Failure, Sometimes Repeatedly

An alternator pulley, of the incorrect size, installed at the factory can be the cause of drive belt failure and illumination of the battery light. The alternator pulley should be inspected and replaced as necessary if the drive belt brakes. When the new belt installed, it must be adjusted to the proper tension.

won't restart after engine warm

sounds like a fuel pressure issue after driving for 20 minutes. The car turns over fine but tried to start.

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Mercury Capri Questions

my car starts fine . very low idle and it stuters when i accelerate through all (1 answer)

gears , sometimes it dies at stop signs please help

Why does the car quite running when driving? (3 answers)

We'll be going down the road and it will quit running. It may or may not start back up, but if you leave it sit for a couple hours it will start. Have had it to the shop twice. Replaced distributor, checked fuel lines, looked at check valves. What else could be wrong.

Is the voltage regulator in the alternator. Battery light stays on full charge (1 answer)

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Mercury Capri Recalls

Recall 07V336000
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.
Recall 93V180000
THE TRANSMISSION FLUID RUBBER TUBE CONNECTING THE TRANSMISSION TO THE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LOCATED IN THE RADIATOR CAN BECOME DISCONNECTED FROM THE TRANSMISSION, RESULTING IN DISCHARGE OF TRANSMISSION FLUID.
Recall 92V080000
THE AIR BAG MODULES DO NOT MEET THE FORD SPECIFICATIONS FOR HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURE PERFORMANCE.

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Mercury Capri Reviews

got a 92 non turbo only 100hp makes it a little slow but it shifts nice runs good too, 18 years old and the body is amazing condition, downfall is the top was worn out pretty badly but they are kinda cheap to the most part. most defenently worth getting one if you find one. I only payed $800 for a good condition car with only 78,000 miles on it. deal so far.
good car to drive good on gas and fun to drive on the weekend let the top down and drive on the hot sun good for short trip to the beach.
I have owned my 1994 Mercury capri for 12 years. I needed a distributer 8 years ago, and the fan belts squeal on occasion. The air conditioning has not worked since I bought it when it was 4 years old. Heater blower motor only works on high. The plastic around the light bulbs in the rear melts. The engine is reliable and peppy. Well, I guess peppy is a matter of perspective. 100 HP for ...

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