Filed Under (Mercury) by admin on 19-05-2016
FORD: 2001-2004 Taurus MERCURY: 2001-2004 Sable This article supersedes TSB 03-15-06 to update the vehicle model years and build date information. ISSUE Some vehicles built between 5/1/2001 and 12/15/2003 may exhibit water in the blower case or on the passenger side floor, an inoperative climate control blower motor, a motor that operates on high speed only, and/or a blower motor resistor failure. ACTION Inspect and seal cowl area and install Rain-Hat Extension Seal. Inspect and replace blower motor and/or blower motor resistor if there is evidence of water/corrosion. Refer to the following Service Procedure for details.
Filed Under (Mercury) by admin on 10-04-2016
Timing Belt & Camshaft Sprocket 1993 and 1994-96 timing belts are non-interchangeable. 1993 belt
design was changed from a square or trapezoid type to a half circle or round type for 1994-96, This design extends service life of timing belt from 60,000 miles to 105,000 miles. Failure to install correct timing belt may result in a “whining” noise
from engine compartment after replacement Do not interchange individual components (timing belts, sprockets or tensioner
spring assembles) between 1993 and 1994-96 model vehicles. These parts are
interchangeable as a set only
Filed Under (Ford, Mercury) by admin on 19-08-2015
repair manual covers Ford Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer, all US and Canadian models with V6 and V8 engines, manual and automatic transmissions.
Introduction: Vehicle identification numbers; Buying parts; Maintenance techniques, and more. Tune-up and routine maintenance; Engine and overhaul procedures; Cooling, heating and air-conditioning systems; Fuel and exhaust systems; Engine electrical systems; Emissions control systems; Transmission; Brakes; Suspension and steering systems; Body; Chassis electrical system; Wiring diagrams
Filed Under (Ford, Mazda, Mercury) by admin on 18-08-2015
repair and service manual covers Ford Explorer, Mazda Navajo, and Mercury Mountaineer, all models from 1991 to 2001. Plus Explorer Sport thru 2003 and Explorer Sport Trac thru 2005.
Table of Contents
About this manual | Introduction | Vehicle identification numbers | Buying parts | Maintenance techniques, tools and working facilities | Jacking and towing | Booster battery (jump) starting | Automotive chemicals and lubricants | Conversion factors | Fraction/decimal/millimeter equivalents | Safety first! | Troubleshooting
* Tune-up and routine maintenance
* 4.0L (pushrod) V6 engine
* 4.0L SOHC V6 engine
* 5.0L V8 engine
* General engine overhaul procedures
* Cooling heating and air conditioning systems
* Fuel and exhaust systems
* Engine electrical systems
* Emissions control systems
* Manual transmission
* Automatic transmission
* Transfer case
* Clutch and driveaxles
* Suspension and steering systems
* Chassis electrical system
* Wiring diagrams
Filed Under (Mercury) by admin on 03-04-2011
Water Pump Removal 1. Drain the cooling system. Refer to Section 03-03. 2. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301) . 3. Remove the generator drive belt, water pump and power steering pump drive belt, and the A/C compressor drive belt (if equipped). Refer to Section 03-05. 4. Raise and support the vehicle. 5. Use Strap Wrench D85L-6000-A or equivalent to hold the water pump pulley (8509) while removing the four water pump pulley bolts. 6. Remove the water pump pulley from the water pump (8501) . 7. Remove the crankshaft pulley (6312) . Refer to the procedure in this section 8. Remove the five lower engine front cover bolts and the lower engine front cover (6019) . NOTE: Make a note of the location of the one water pump bolt with the threads in the bolt head for ease of installation. 9. Remove the six water pump bolts. 10. Remove the water pump . Installation NOTE: Ensure the mating surfaces between the water pump and the cylinder block (6010) are cleaned of any sealant material. 1. Install a continuous 2.0-3.0mm (0.079-0.118 inch) wide bead of Gasket Maker E2AZ-19562-B or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSK-M2G348-A5, on the water pump and position the water pump on the cylinder block . NOTE: Refer to the note made during removal for the location of the bolt with the threads in the bolt head. 2. Install the six water pump bolts. Tighten the water pump bolts to 16-21 Nm (12-15 lb-ft). 3. Install the crankshaft pulley . Refer to the procedure in this section. 4. Position the water pump pulley on the water pump and install the four water pump pulley bolts. 5. Use Strap Wrench D85L-6000-A or equivalent to hold the water pump pulley , and tighten the four water pump pulley bolts to 16-21 Nm (12-15 lb-ft). 6. Install the lower engine front cover and the five lower engine front cover bolts. Tighten the five lower engine front cover bolts to 3-5 Nm (27-44 lb-in). 7. Lower the vehicle. 8. Install and adjust the generator drive belt, water pump and power steering pump drive belt, and the A/C compressor drive belt (if equipped). Refer to Section 03-05. 9. Connect the battery ground cable . 10. Fill the cooling system. Refer to Section 03-03. 11. Start the engine (6007) and check for leaks.