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  • david
    david - 2000 Mercury Villager - Body & Interior - 12/3/2010
    When i turn the heater it smells like antifreeze
    • I am the Hammer
      12/3/2010 I am the Hammer
      You Have a bad heater core. It is leaking internally. Check for wetness inside on the floor or pressure check the cooling system
  • sherwood
    sherwood - 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis - Body & Interior - 12/2/2010
    How to fix my vents so air can flow from not only the floor vent but all vents including the defrost
    heating core was replaced when the control is in the cold position i can feel some but not much air coming for the vents but when i turn the control to the heat i can only feel some air coming from the floor vent
    • tnharpman
      12/2/2010 tnharpman
      When was the heater core replaced? Were the vents working properly before this was done?
  • roach10
    roach10 - 1994 Mercury Villager - Body & Interior - 11/30/2010
    How do u fix the speedometer???
    cant tell what speed im going..
    • HouseCallAuto
      11/30/2010 HouseCallAuto
      You have to diagnose it first. It is either a bad speedometer or a bad speed sensor and they have equal failure rates.

      1. Check the output voltage of the speed sensor. With the vehicle on a hoist spinning the wheels in drive approximately 2-3 volts should be present on a lab scope.

      2. Check the signal at pin 32 at the speedometer.

      3. Check powers and grounds to the speedometer.

      Potential Causes:
      Speed Sensor
  • Larry G. Beaudrot
    Larry G. Beaudrot - 2008 Mercury Grand Marquis - Body & Interior - 11/29/2010
    Cost to replace rear quarter panel
    What should be the cost of having a complete rear quarter panel replaced and painted on a 2008 Mercury Marquis. Also I painted trunk, roof, whole side of car. thanks Larry Beaudrot
    • Autobahn
      11/29/2010 Autobahn
      Quite pricey: $345.90 - $465.90 from (Shipped) add around $200 for the labor, that's the average price range but since yours is an 08 model, i doubt you will find it easy to find one.

      You can try your luck in:

  • dkoenig
    dkoenig - 2002 Mercury Mountaineer - Body & Interior - 11/29/2010
    My odometer does not lite up anymore. Is this an easy fix and what should it cost to fix
    • justins1stchoice
      11/29/2010 justins1stchoice
      it is possible to fix this, you have to remove the gauge cluster. when you get it out you will see little black turn sockets that have no wires on them, those are your lights, twist them counter clockwise and pull them out, if they do not look burnt out then you may have a power/ground issue. removing the cluster can be time consuming, and tricky depending on your model, lots of screws and on some vehicles you have to remember which screw went in which hole, as some screws are longer than others. but someone with any kind of mechanical knowledge should be able to do this.
  • Ermel
    Ermel - 2004 Mercury Sable - Body & Interior - 11/25/2010
    Where can I buy the small halo bulb replacements for this car? Either 6 watt or 10 watt replacements.
    Chassis E65.....and bulbs are small bayonet type. Originals are Philips 12082 10 watt halogen bulbs. A suitable replacement of 6 watts or 10 watts is acceptable.
  • daves tools
    daves tools - 1995 Mercury Grand Marquis - Body & Interior - 11/24/2010
    Have no high beams, fuses,bulbs and multi switch good and relays good.
    • yboy82
      10/15/2010 yboy82
      Did you already check for battery voltage and ground at your headlight socket? If battery voltage is present check for proper ground (it is possible that the wire for your ground is disconnected).
      10/16/2010 daves tools
      Thanks I will give that a shot
    • Rangerdog
      11/16/2010 Rangerdog
      yboy82, I am experiencing same problem I was told it was my light control module! I don't know if your yr. and model
      came with one but I trying to locate one at this time 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis
    • yboy82
      11/24/2010 yboy82
      Hey Rangerdog you can post a question or create a thread here so that if one of the member here know or have an idea about your problem they will surely reply back at you
  • rick
    rick - 2002 Mercury Mountaineer - Body & Interior - 11/21/2010
    Power windows don't work
    I have checked the switch with one out of another mountaineer but thats not it. I was looking for the right fuse to check but none of them are marked and the fuse box says to check the owners manual for fuse ID, I don't have the owners manual but went to the mercury ...
    • HouseCallAuto
      11/21/2010 HouseCallAuto
      You likely have a broken ground wire inside the rubber boot where the window wiring goes out from the door by the door hinges.

      1. At the master window switch 8 terminal connector (C504a) check for a good ground on pin 2 Black (BK) wire. If the wire is not a good ground, repair as needed and recheck operation.

      2. If the ground is OK, verify the LB/BK wire maintains battery voltage when trying to operate the power windows.

      3. If there is battery voltage on the LB/BK wire when loading the circuit, check for battery voltage and ground between pin 7 Tan/Light Blue (TN/LB) and pin 8 White/Black (WH/BK) wire of C504a when commanding the driver's window down or up. If power and ground are not present between the wires but the power and ground to the switch are OK, suspect a faulty master window switch.
  • kinnerly
    kinnerly - 2001 Mercury Villager - Body & Interior - 11/14/2010
    The door handles on both sides have broken off. Can I purchase new handles to put on that will work? Neither door will
    The piece inside has broke, so neither door will open.
    • HouseCallAuto
      11/14/2010 HouseCallAuto
      You can buy new ones but the replacement parts need to be ordered from an authorized Ford / Lincoln Mercury dealer as these parts are not available aftermarket.
      11/14/2010 kinnerly
      Thank You
  • Hugh
    Hugh - 1986 Mercury Grand Marquis - Body & Interior - 11/10/2010
    Where is fuse box located, drivers power seat doesn't work, passenger does
    • HouseCallAuto
      11/10/2010 HouseCallAuto
      If the passenger side seat works then the fuse is good. The same fuse serves both seats. You may have a bad switch, a broken black ground wire off the switch. I do not think bad motors because the seat has 3 separate motors and they cannot all fail at once. verify that the BLACK / WHITE wire coming into the switch has 12 volts at all times or with the key on. verify that the BLACK wire coming off the switch is a good ground.
  • Bob
    Bob - 2008 Mercury Grand Marquis - Body & Interior - 11/7/2010
    The heater will not blow warm, cold air only. What could cause this?
    62,000 miles . Heater worked fine last year
    • Fox Hound
      11/7/2010 Fox Hound
      Ahhh, Blend door problem, its stuck. Usually this can be accessed through the GLove box or center console. The blend door is the size of a small notebook (black) that swivels left and right letting cold and hot air through. Or it can be the actuator is busted.

    • vince^_^
      11/7/2010 vince^_^
      Check your coolant level, if it is low top it off and bleed your cooling system if necessary (if possible check for leak in your cooling system if your engine coolant is low). Observe or check your coolant operating temperature, if it is below specification you should check your thermostat it may be stuck or damaged. Lastly check the condition of your heater control valve operation, heater control valve is used to control the flow of your coolant flow through the heater core. It is controlled by a cable or vacuum.
  • Darold
    Darold - 1997 Mercury Mountaineer - Body & Interior - 11/4/2010
    Third brake light assembly
    How do you replace third brake lamp
    0 answer
  • slashing
    slashing - 1998 Mercury Mountaineer - Body & Interior - 11/1/2010
    Air direction doesnt work air blows everywhere
    0 answer
  • ford
    ford - 1997 Mercury Sable - Body & Interior - 10/26/2010
    I need to replace my drivers door window is there any specailty tools needed for this job.
    the sable is a four door
    • Bobby
      10/26/2010 Bobby
      you will need a trim panel removal tool. it has a screw driver handle but a flat end to help prty the clips that hold the door panel in place. I'm not sure if the window is held on with rivets some are so you may need a drill to remove the old rivets, and a riveting gun to install the new window.
  • Bobbie
    Bobbie - 2001 Mercury Mountaineer - Body & Interior - 10/25/2010
    Have 2 doors that won't open
    One door will open only if you click over and over inside, then let the window and use outside latch to open. The other will not open inside at all and it's hard to open on the outside. What could be the problem with these doors?
    • AWACS E3 Sentry
      10/25/2010 AWACS E3 Sentry
      Once you open you interior door panel, you will be able to find out what the problems is. What happened to me with my car is when i try to open the passenger side door from the outside, there is no resistance so its obvious what the problem was.

      Now there are 2 screws on the interior door handle, remove them. Then remove the inside door handle cup. On low series front door trim panel, remove the screw and the window regulator handle. Start in a lower corner and work around the panel and separate the front door trim panel from the front door to disengage the pin-type retainers.

      Lift the front door trim panel to disengage the top lip from the weatherstrip.

      Position the front door trim panel aside.

      Separate the power window switch finish panel from the door trim panel.
      Then release the locking tabs.

      If equipped, remove the courtesy lamp bulb from the lens and remove the front door trim panel.