About Mercury Mountaineer
Mercury Mountaineer is a mid-size luxury sport utility vehicle manufactured and marketed by Ford Motor Company from 1997 until 2001. The first Mercury Mountaineer was introduced in late 1996 as a 1997 model. Though it has been produced only for about 5 years, it received Consumer Digest Best Buy award for 2006 and 2007. In general, it had been through three generations.
The second generation Mercury Mountaineer (2002-2005) got a redesign and was first unveiled at the 2000 Los Angeles Auto Show. It was available in only two trims: base model and the Premier. Mercury Mountaineer was mainly powered by a 4.0 L Cologne V6 engine and a 4.6 L Modular V8 engine, both engines were fitted along with a 5-speed automatic transmission. In 2006, a fully new redesigned Mercury Mountaineer started the third generation (2006-2010). It carried over trim levels from previous generation and got powers from 4.0 L 210 hp SOHC V6 engine and 4.6 L Modular 24-valve V8 engine. Both engines were mated to a 5-speed 5R55E automatic transmission and a 6-speed 6R automatic transmission.
Mercury Mountaineer Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Everything has an expired date, without exception for Mercury Mountaineer. In order to lengthen the date, owners had better know some common problems on it and how to resolve them:
First, engine problem. This problem is often the omen of approaching of expired date. According to experienced Mountaineer drivers, overheating engine is the most common sign. Other signs also include poor engine performance, milky oil and white smoke from the exhaust pipe. Sometime, the engine would misfire and an obvious decrease in power, acceleration and fuel economy also happen. These symptoms would disappear after the intake manifold or intake manifold gasket gets replaced.
Second, braking system went wrong. As this problem is related with driving safety, people value it a lot. However, Mountaineer drivers found that the brakes were noisy and the brake pedal became pulsating. Sometime, when they pressed the brake pads, vibrations would felt from the pedal and brake responded slowly. Moreover, score marks would appear on the rotor. If you also want to resolve this problem, try replacing brake pads or brake disc.
Actually, fog light is also an important auto part in making sure driving safety, especially under adverse weather conditions such as foggy, windy or heavy rain. Fog light could offer better and clearer vision to drivers. While antenna can create a relaxing entertainment driving environment for drivers, which is also a very important auto part for modern cars.
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