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2000 Mercury Cougar Base 3dr Coupe I4

2000 Mercury Cougar
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Front Wheel Drive, 3 Door Coupe, Compact
24 mpg city / 34 mpg hwy
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Need new MAF Sensor or what? Help??
After accelerating from a stop, the tach jumps to 1500-2000rpm while the car gains speed. Then the rpm DROPS to 1000rpm while the speedometer reads 30mph. No check engine light a...
Asked by Tori S December 4, 2013, 6:26 pm 1 reply
What can be the motif of a 2000 mercury cougar to not start?
We try to start the car by junk it but first we misplaced the plug and when I notice it before she start the car! I switch it to the right position but the car did not start and ma...
Asked by Mfuesse S November 23, 2013, 9:29 pm 0 reply
car not shifting right
my car always shifted correctly until I installed a cold air intake on my 2002 mercury cougar then did a ecu reset after all of that I drove it and it was shifting horribly into t...
Asked by Jordan S October 8, 2013, 9:15 pm 1 reply
how do i replace the heater hose
Help it's going to the heater coil i don't no how to get to it
Asked by Chris P October 7, 2013, 11:54 am 1 reply
why is my speedometer not working??
My speedometer is not working.. about a year ago had a radiator hose burst and it shorted out the speed sensor. since i have changed the sensor and the instrument cluster but still...
Asked by Jeffery C October 5, 2013, 5:08 pm 0 reply
Stuttering under low load
Bought car two weeks ago. Car stutters while accelerating and going uphill under low load at around 1500 rpm. Does not do it all the time. What could be the cause?Car has a 4.6 V8...
Asked by Tracy G August 30, 2013, 1:20 am 1 reply
engine not starting
2000 cougar engine cranks but won't start. thought is may be battery cable because the + end at connectors was broke up and when i wiggled it the car would start. replaced connec...
Asked by Diana A July 24, 2013, 5:40 pm 1 reply
Car not starting
My gf's car started off with the lights blinking when driven down the road and occasionally dying when put it neutral. Yesterday she brings her key to me and said it was really ho...
Asked by Randall A July 23, 2013, 10:20 am 1 reply
no interior lights fuse good
no interior lights,trunk, underhood keyless entry or visor mirror lights when you push the lock unlock button inside car park lights and tail lights come on and won.t go out till y...
Asked by Walter B July 8, 2013, 9:23 pm 1 reply
A/C does not switch from defrost to panel vents
When I turn the dial for my a/c, the air will blow hot or cold but only on the defrost vents, not the panels. A small plastic piece had fallen out prior to this happening (within s...
Asked by Landon B June 28, 2013, 7:57 pm 1 reply

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