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The fuelpump is located inside the gas tank, you will need to drop the tank and remove the pump from the top. also make sure to install new fuel filter.

1996 Mercury... | Answered on Sep 03, 2019


Check the mechanical switch assembly that is on the steering column

1996 Mercury... | Answered on May 09, 2019


throddle postion senor maybe

1996 Mercury... | Answered on Dec 19, 2017


go to your city police auction

1996 Mercury... | Answered on Jul 14, 2017


Under hood, center, upper engine area, mounted on top front driver side of engine

1996 Mercury... | Answered on Dec 14, 2016


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1996 Mercury... | Answered on Oct 18, 2016


First ask around about a reputable mechanic. they are out there. Got to one and ask if he could tell you what the noise is. I would not wait too long as you could do damage and cost a lot f money to repair Yes it will cost you but that is a part of owning a car. It might not be an expensive fix but don't take a chance.

1996 Mercury... | Answered on Apr 02, 2016


Richard, It could be something as simple as a bad belt tensioner to something as major as worn bad rod or crank bearings.
Best to find a knowledgeable buddy or a mechanic you can trust and have them diagnose.
Hope this helps you out. Good luck.

1996 Mercury... | Answered on Apr 02, 2016


Check your local library for repair manuals...

1996 Mercury... | Answered on Feb 21, 2016


You have two separate flashers for the car. replay the one on the front of the fuse panel. Big round and silver colored.

1996 Mercury... | Answered on Jul 21, 2015


Kenny, I am sending you a schematic that should help you locate the valve. I was not sure if you had a 3.8 or 4.6.. but they should be the same.... Best of Luck.!!



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1996 Mercury... | Answered on Jul 16, 2015


Three that I have run onto. One unscrews from the bottom, one,the chrome part on top unscrews, The third, pop off the plastic cap on top and it has a set screw to remove.

1996 Mercury... | Answered on Jun 07, 2015


where is the flasher relay .

1996 Mercury... | Answered on Mar 19, 2015


Most cars you just knock out with a hammer.

1996 Mercury... | Answered on Mar 11, 2015


No chips in keys for this year.

Did you recently replace a car stereo?

1996 Mercury... | Answered on Feb 03, 2015


Bad headlight switch is the most likely cause...check all of your bulbs too to see if they are all still good.

1996 Mercury... | Answered on Jan 17, 2015


These are hard to get to...mounted on the exhaust manifold or exhaust piping in the engine compartment. Usually rusted on, and in a spot hard to reach.

If possible, spray the sensor threads with rust penetrating oil and wait a day. Spray again, in a few hours attempt to remove the part.

Remove the electrical connection wire.
Should come off with a closed end (box) wrench.

1996 Mercury... | Answered on Jan 17, 2015


both v-6 and v-8 would require removing oil pan, which requires engine removal

1996 Mercury... | Answered on Nov 29, 2014

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