Need Help?

1999 Mercury Mountaineer Base 4dr 112 WB

1999 Mercury Mountaineer
Trim Info:
Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door, 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
15 mpg city / 20 mpg hwy
Other Trims
Do you own this car?
Estimated Mileage
Enter current mileage for most
accurate info about this vehicle

Track Your Service Records
Get Recall Alerts
Get Updated Value Estimates on Your Car.

back to question list

Ask The Community

June 25, 2013, 9:53 am

Amber M

Question: what is the problem when there is a tannish colored watery sludge in my radiator reservior

my 1997 mercury mountaineer suv 5.0, V.8 its starts right up runs pretty good but has a tannish sludge in the radiator coolant reservior it overheated just a little the other day i drove it less then 5 miles while getting hot, when i got it home it did overflow from the radiator i turned it off immed. & let it cool on its own it seemed to cool pretty quick i havent drove since or replace any fluids because when i went to i discovered the sludge, please tell me what the problem is & about how much it will cost, thank u signed, deperate owner


Tips on Servicing

Car Brakes: How Do You Know When to Change Them?

By Zach Bowman For those who suffer a daily commute through heavy traffic, your vehicle's braking system can bring thousands of pounds of metal, plastic and empty Starbucks cups to a stop hundreds of times before you get to work. It goes without saying that these pieces wear out, but they do so slowly, meaning you may not notice they need attention until ...

Read more…