Mercury Capri Repair and Maintenance
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Mercury Capri ProblemsBattery 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.
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.
Faulty material in manufacturing could cause the inside door pull handle to break. Both handles should be replaced.
Mercury Capri Questionsmy 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
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.