Mercury Monterey Repair and Maintenance
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Mercury Monterey ProblemsEGR Orifice in Intake Manifold May Plug With Sludge and Cause Misfire
On higher mileage vehicles, one or more EGR orifice in the intake manifold may plug with sludge. This can cause the engine to misfire when first accelerating because too much exhaust gas is directed into the cylinders where the orifice is not plugged. Cleaning the clogged passages should correct this concern.
Mercury Monterey QuestionsBack gate latch broke . how can I open ? (1 answer)
Pulled code p0193 so Replaced fuel pressure sensor and still won't start. I have replaced fuel pump, fuel filter, airflow sensor all recently. Also pulling code P0198 for fuel temp sensor..... only car and pregnant with two kids and am desperate.
Mercury Monterey RecallsThe Third Row Seat May Not Latch Correctly
The third row seat can experience rust at the seat anchor mechanism mounted to each rear wheel well. As a result, the seat may not fully latch into its seating position. If the vehicle is hit from the rear, an unlatched seat may increase the risk of injury. Dealers will install new third row seat latch striker mounting brackets to correct this concern.
On certain vehicles, the torque convertor output shaft may fail, resulting in complete loss of power to the drive wheels. This vehicle stalling condition increases the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the torque convertor to correct this concern. The Ford recall number is 11S25.
The power liftgate motor disengages automatically after the liftgate is powered open, and the liftgate may fall unexpectedly if the liftgate strut fails. If the liftgate falls freely, anyone standing under it may be injured. Dealers will reprogram the power liftgate module to reduce the chances of the liftgate free falling. The recall began March 15, 2006. The Ford recall number is 06S42.