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Mercury Cougar, Engine, Coupe
#144 of 153 Re: Multiple problems [alicia903]
Nov 30, 2011 (5:19 am)
The fuel pump on that year was replaced on warranty. That's exactly what happened to me when the car was about 2 yrs old.
As for the fuel gauge, the fuel tank has to be removed to get at it. While doing that check the wiring to the tank.
That being said, similar things happened to me much more recently and it turned out to be the ignition coil.
An error code has probably been set. Go to Auto Zone and ask them to read the code. They might be able to point you in the right direction.
#145 of 153 Re: Multiple problems [decrotty]
Nov 30, 2011 (5:54 am)
i removed the fuel pump/gauge from the top. Under the rear bench is the access door. Lid likely very difficult to remove (I had to use hammer/chisels to turn the lid).
not a bad idea to have a spare lid and o ring/seal on hand (from same guy/junkyard you get the new pump assembly?).
I could not fit the hole assembly through the hole in the sheetmetal, so I did a few surgical cuts with the sheetmetal snippers and later bent those down again (and sealed with epoxy).
Jan 24, 2012 (3:14 am)
is it hard to put in a new motor in my 1999 cougar.how do i do it. thanks!
#147 of 153 Re: 1999 Cougar: hose on top of transmission case: where does it go? [vtraudt1]
Mar 21, 2012 (4:26 pm)
hi im also having the same problem with my sisters 99' mercury. i wanted to know if u ever found the solution to that lose hose? if u could pls reply back that would be appreciated.
#148 of 153 Re: 2001 V6 Cougar engine stumbles on acceleration [decrotty]
Apr 18, 2012 (1:21 am)
Did you ever figure out your problem? I am having a similar problem. My car when started the other day ran rough. I turned it off and it would not start again. changed the fuel pump and it ran great for 4 days until I filled it up with gas. now it is doing the same thing and we tested the old fuel pump last night and it works fine. so it was not the fuel pump to begin with. And we have no idea what it could be.
#149 of 153 2002 mercury cougar 2.5L
May 19, 2012 (1:03 am)
I just had major work done on my car cylinder head replaced,waterpump,starter,thermostate,egr feedback sensor get all of it back together and this little plastic elbow shaped breather i think comes tumbling out from under car.We have no idea where this part came from.Im gonna try to upload some pictures can ">someone please help
#150 of 153 2002 mercury cougar
May 19, 2012 (1:26 am)
please can someone tell where this part goes just post the above url in your browser and the picture will pop up
#151 of 153 2002 mercury cougar
May 19, 2012 (1:11 am)
#152 of 153 Re: 2002 mercury cougar [ratscats23]
May 19, 2012 (6:40 am)
Your photo link does not work (at least for me).
Try again. Not sure how it works here, but there is a "IMG" button in the bottom. Or upload photos to photobucket or similar free web hosting side then post the link to it here.
I have a ton of Cougar stuff that goes to the junkyard very soon.
you can also email me to