Insert the indicator fully, then remove it again. To satisfy the demands of racers, our oil filter has many features over and above the requirements of most vehicles. Check all battery terminals and remove any excessive corrosion before you attach the battery cables. If it enters the red section, the engine is overheating. Clip the tether strap to the anchor. For 1998, a 205hp 4.
Although the exterior remained relatively unchanged, new interior components included a voice-controlled navigation system. We bought it for its good looks, at the time, but have since vowed to never buy a Ford product ever again. All-wheel drive is standard on all Mountaineers, delivering a solid performance on treacherous roads. If the outside temperature is about 6°C 43°F or higher, the air conditioner will automatically dehumidify the air to reduce fogging. Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. Always come to a complete stop before shifting into P Park. Speed control Illuminates when the speed control is activated.
After its first year, sales of the Mountaineer fell short of Lincoln-Mercury sales projections. Repairs to correct the effects of using an aftermarket product in your fuel may not be covered by your warranty. Connecting the jumper cables 1. Refer to Compass calibration adjustment. To complete installation, follow the removal procedure in reverse order. To reduce risk of electrical shock, always replace the cover to the Power Distribution Box before reconnecting the battery or refilling fluid reservoirs.
A cousin of the Ford Explorer, but with several more upscale features, the Mountaineer made its debut in 1997. Buy Fel-Pro and have the confidence of long lasting repairs. I love this vehicle, but due to gas prices I'm looking at replacing my Mountaineer with the Edge. Production ended with the 2010 model, when parent company Ford discontinued the Mercury brand. Our oil filters also use a resin impregnated cellulose filter media. In contrast to the Ford Explorer, the Mountaineer was available with rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive; part-time four-wheel drive was not available.
Refer to your scheduled maintenance guide to determine the correct service interval. Take your vehicle to a service facility as soon as possible. Front crash severity sensor The front crash severity sensor enhances the ability to detect the severity of an impact. Well, how about getting people to imagine that Mercurys aren't just tarted-up Fords with different trim and higher prices? Do not start the engine when your vehicle is on the jack. In contrast to the outdoors-themed Explorer Eddie Bauer, the Limited was geared towards on-road driving; it was fitted with all-wheel drive in place of traditional four-wheel drive. As a practical matter, this makes the new Mountaineer much more viable as an alternative to a full-size lunker like the Ford Expedition. This will take up to three circles to complete calibration.
After air bag deployment, it is normal to notice a smoke-like, powdery residue or smell the burnt propellant. Fold down the 2nd row seat. The jack is only meant for changing the tire. Inspect the safety belts to make sure there are no nicks, tears or cuts. The cargo lamp will stay on if the control is moved to the passenger side position. This will also prevent passengers and cargo from falling out. I feel all associated with the high mileage.
Your vehicle has the capability to haul more cargo and people than most passenger cars. Mercury introduced the Mountaineer two years after the successful launch of the Ford Explorer. If the tether strap is clipped incorrectly, the child safety seat may not be retained properly in the event of a collision. Sharing a chassis with the third-generation Ford Explorer, the Mountaineer was fitted with four-wheel independent suspension. Enter each digit within five seconds of the previous one. Indicates the transmission is overheating.
Once speed control is switched off, the previously programmed set speed will be erased. The memory seat control is located on the driver door. For 1998, Mercury introduced a V6-engined version of the Mountaineer to expand its price range. Real aluminum or some other metal alloy would have been a much better choice. A V6 model was added to the brand's lineup for 1998, and sales began to increase. If the warning stays on or continues to come on, have the system checked by your dealer.
Consult your fuel distributor for the availability of winter grade ethanol. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. See your Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealer. But it'll be more interesting to see how it does against its more direct competitor, the Ford Explorer. In Canada, the card is found in the Owner Information Guide in the glove compartment. Mercury continued to make the Mountaineer a solid value for the price. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter.