How do you shut off a car if the key ignition won't turn off?

You can disconect the battery, which i wouldn't recommend. This means the engine is still spinning, and might still be drawing fuel, but it wont be using the fuel. This will either break something outright, or eventualy lock the engine, where you will be unable to turn it over. I would recommend ...

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2000 Mercury Cougar I just replaced the transmission Pump cover and now you need to rev up the motor to 2500RPM before it will move in Forward or reverse Any ideas what I did wrong?

FIRST HAVE YOU CHECKED THE FLUID LEVEL AFTER THE CAR HAS DRIVEN A LITTLE AND WARMED UP?AND SECOND DID YOU DO ANYTHING TO THE PUMP OR SCREEN?

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What to do lost key 2000 Mercury Cougar?

If keys are lost to a vehicle call someone to bring a spare if possible. If not then call a locksmith to have them replaced.

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Where is the fuel pressure regulator on a 2000 cougar?

under upper intake towards front right follow fuel linr up its right after silver valve about 3 -5 inches

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How do you reset computer on a 1989 Mercury Cougar?

Disconnect the vehicles battery. Leave it unhooked for several hours. Reconnect the battery. This should reset the 1989 cougars computer.

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How many gallons of gas does a 1991 Mercury Cougar hold with a 3.8?

According to my Chilton"s Auto Repair Manual :For a 1991 Mercury Cougar ( 19.0 US. gallons )

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What ac refrigerant does a 1992 mercury grand marquis take; 134a or r-12?

It came from the factory with R12. Due to the high cost of R12, I would have it converted to R134.

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How do you release serpentine belt on a 89 Mercury Cougar?

You have to release your tensioners in order to release your serpentine belt. When you put the belt back on you have to follow the diagram on the hood of your car.

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What kind of frame does 1992 Mercury Cougar has?

It is either a unitized body with the frame built into the car or it is a body on frame construction. A quick look under the car will tell you which it is.

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Where do you hook an OBD code reader on a 1997 Mercury Cougar?

passenger side panel, above left knee

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How do you change the water pump on an EB falcon?

First thing that you will need to do is remove the raidiator, making sure to remove the lower water hose from the radiator and all other hoses connected to the radiator.Next you will need to unbolt your power steering pump and the front mounting bracket and remove all fan belts.Unbolt the alterna...

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How do you bleed coolant system after replacing thermostat?

what is the year make & modle of it??

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Where is the low pressure port in a 1996 mercury cougar?

The Low Pressure Side port is located on the line coming from the the compressor. It can be identified by the black cap marked LOW.

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How do you fix a 1991 Mercury Cougar ls that somkes?

Depends on the color of the smoke. White Smoke = Coolant entering the combustion chamber. Normally caused by a blown head gasket or cracked head. Black Smoke = Overly rich fuel/air mixture. Blue Smoke = Engine burning oil. Worn or broken rings.

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Where is the fuel pump on a 1999 Mercury Cougar?

On a 1999 Mercury Cougar :The ELECTRIC fuel pump is INSIDE the fuel tankIt is installed through an access hole in the top of the fuel tank

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Your car shuts off 1987 Mercury Topaz?

You should have a small module on the firewall, little silver coloured box with wires plugged in to it. When this box heats up it will shut the engine off, then it will restart moments later. That's of course if the problem is electronic. Need a little more information. If its not electronic, the...

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How long does bad gas last in car tank?

I just started and ran a 79 T-Bird for an hour and fifteen minutes with gas that was last put in in (I am not making this up) April of 2004.

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How do you rebulid a mercury couger transmission?

If you are looking to rebuild a cougar transmission then your best bet is to purchase or find a manual on the cougar in the year you are looking for. The manuals cover everything from oil changes to taking the engine apart. I did the same thing with a camaro. I bought the manual offline for 40 do...

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What causes your car to speed up when ac engages?

Vehicle could have a solenoid type switch to increase idle to compensate for load on engine caused by A/C compressor

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Where is the thermostat located on a 2002 mercury cougar?

Should be in a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose

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What does the Code p0401 mean on 1999 Mercury Cougar?

It means there is insufficient flow within your EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) system.While it could be a faulty component such as the dfpe sensor, the EGR solenoid or the EGR valve itself it is most often clogged passages. These are between the throttle body and the intake manifold (under the g...

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What should i do if my car alarm won't shut off?

pull the negative terminal off of the battery. if it comes on again remove it.i would disconnect the battery and look for a red or black wire going to the pos cable and if the alarm trigers your door locks that wont work any more, so you would have to us ur key to get in but your syco alarm will ...

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Why don't the headlight doors operate on my 1967 Mercury Cougar?

It is possible that the headlight door wiring is degraded to the point of not working. After nearly 50 years, it could be time to replace the wiring harness.

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How do you change the water pump on a 1998 cadillac northstar?

Drain the cooling system.Remove the air filter housing.Remove the water pump belt and the water pump tensioner and any associated brackets.Unbolt and remove the water pump cover.Use a Northstar water pump socket (nothing else will work), rotate the water pump slightly clockwise, then pull it out....

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What may be causing your 01 Mercury Cougar to jerk when driving anywhere from 34 to 36 mph?

several ford products had a torque converter lock up problem. It would shift in and out at a certain speed. Sometimes changing the transmission fluid will fix it, it did on my crown vic. You might also change the fuel filter. It can't hurt.

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Does a 2001 mercury cougar have a rev limiter?

Yes they do, the automatic has a rev limiter set to about 4300 rpm when in park. Also non Sport models come with a top speed fuel shut off at 115mph, sport models are set at 137mph. With the fuel shut off removed top speed is 153mph!

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Would crossing wires cause a car to stall?

Possibly, but which wires? It is unlikely, though. Crossed wires would be much more likely to prevent your car from starting or from running after it begins to fire rather than cause it to die after it is started up and has gone into "run" mode.

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What does it mean when your car shuts off while driving and when you try to start it up it stays on for a second then shuts off again The car wont stay on until you hold the keys in the ignition.?

the ignition switch could be bad

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How do you change the tire 99 mercury cougar?

Replacing the tire on a 99 mercury cougar is fairly easy. Jack up the car, remove the rim bolts and the tire will come off. Put on new one and reassemble.

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Is it harmful to the cars transmission or use more gas if you leave in overdrive at under 40mph?

There are some early overdrive transmisions that don't work well when operating like in the example. These were built in the 1980'sOtherwise just let the automatic transmission work the way it wants. Best fuel economy and transmission life will result.

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1999 mercury cougar overheating new thermostat.. not leaking antifreeze only leaks through the overflow when car stops but doesnt over heat... antifreeze resvuior always seems to be under pressure?

perform a compression test to check for leaking head gasket- you may have caught this before any major damage occurs,

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What is the correct tire pressure for a 1997 Mercury Cougar?

The normal tire pressure for a 1997 Cougar should be 32 psi. The tire side wall has the exact rating for the psi stamped into it from the tire factory.

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How do you replace an ignition switch on a 1987 Mercury Cougar?

The ignition switch is located on the bottom of the steering column. Take out the 4-6 screws that hold the bottom piece and you will see the switch should be about 3-4 inches long held in place by 2 screws. take black plug off then replace switch plug back in and there you go.

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What the lights on the dash for a 1999 Mercury Cougar are for no handbook with your car?

You can view the 1999 Mercury Cougar owners manual online at :www . motorcraft service . com ( no spaces )Click on Owner Guides

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What is the Firing orders on 1996 Mercury Cougar 4.6L?

The firing order of the 1996 Mercury Cougar is 1, 3, 7, 2, 6, 5, 4, 8. This is for the 4.6 Liter engine.

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Dash kit for 1999 Mercury Cougar?

http://www.wooddashexperts.com/customer/home.php?cat=2130lot of dash kits for mercury & ford

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What are the fuses for on a Mercury Mountaineer 1998?

On any vehicle, the fuses control all the electrical functions. Some may not be as logically organised as you'd think. A wiring diagram (and the ability to read it ) are necessary to figure most things out. Consult the drivers manual. The drivers manual will have the information as to which fuse ...

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How do you replace lower ball joint on 93 Mercury Cougar?

Remove the tire and wheel from your 1993 Mercury Cougar. Remove the ball joint retaining nut. Pound the ball joint out with a hammer. Reverse the process to install your new ball joint.

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Why does Mercury Cougar 1989 only start when the gas cap is off?

the fuel cap has a tiny hole ,to allow air into tank to replace fuel as it is used.if this hole is clogged, it will cause the tank to create a vaccuum and not allow fuel to move out of tank.either find the small hole and try to unplug it or buy a new fuel cap

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Where is fuel shut off switch on 1992 mercury cougar?

Look either in the kick panels or the driver's side trunk panel

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How do you change the water pump on 93 caviler?

Go to autozone.com and you will find detail information on how to change the water pump on a 93 caviler.

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What does the low pressure point of a 1999 mercury cougar v6's air conditioning unit look like?

it is black and on the drivers side front of the motorit is aluminum looking under the cap

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How do you replace the serpentine belt on a 1993 Mercury Cougar?

To remove the serpenteen belt on this vehicle, you must first locate the spring loaded tensioner. You will need a 1/2" breaker bar or a socket to recoil the spring load. doing this will release the tension on the belt. You can then remove the belt.NOTE: If you are just changing the belt with a ne...

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How do you replace the glass on the driver side power mirror 1999 mercury cougar?

the mirror should just pop out, remove the two heating wires and install the new mirror

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How many gallons does a 1996 mercury cougar gas tank hold?

According to the 1996 Mercury Cougar Owner Guide :( 18.0 US. gallons )

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How do you flush a 1995 Mercury Cougar?

Flush the cooling system? Flush the fuel system? Flush the hydraulic brake system? Flush the AC system? Flush the transmission? Pick one.

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What would cause your car to make a weird jerking motion while you press the brakes?

What you're describing COULD be what is called "disk brake chatter". The problem is caused by heat, which eventually will warp the rotors. If the rotor is warped the disk brake pads grab with different force as the warped rotor changes angle toward the brake pads. If the problem IS disk brake cha...

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1986 Mercury Cougar how do i fix the driver side door so it will shut?

Check to see if the door is just a little bit lower than the door frame pin. If its lower then check the hinges for tightness. If they are tight but worn then the hinges need to be replaced to get the door to align.

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How do you remove the headlights' covers of a 1999 Mercury Cougar?

There aren't covers per se, but if yours are cloudy/foggy, you can fix them yourself with an hour of your time and around $20. They will look better, and more importantly, you will see better at night.

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Where can find an air conditioner schematic for a 2000 Mercury Cougar?

You can find the air conditioner schematic for the 2000 Mercury Cougar online at places like Parts Train. You can also find this schematic in the Chilton's repair manual for the vehicle.

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Car pulls to the right?

steering alignment needs to be checked

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Need to find the wind shield wipers fuse on a 2000 ford mercury cougar?

Check the owners manual. It will contain all that fuse info. =================================================================================According to the 2000 Mercury Cougar Owner Guide :In the passenger compartment fuse panel :( # 20 is a 10 amp fuse , black color , for the wipers )* also ,...

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On a 1996 Mercury Cougar which fuse is linked to the alternator?

There isn't any fuse then is linked to the alternator on a 1996 Mercury cougar. The alternator has an internal regulator, but does not have a fuse.

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Does the radiator on a 1999 Mercury Cougar have a cap actually on the radiator itself?

No, it has no cap on radiator. You fill radiator thru the reservoir cap on the rt side of engine. Hope this helps.

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How do you hook up solenoid switch for a 1992 Mercury Topaz?

Battery + cable goes to one of the large postsStarter cable goes to the other Large postTrigger wire goes to the small post (if there are 2 disregard 2nd)

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Is the 1999 mercury cougar a girl car?

all cars are girls, so yesNow that's it's 2011, alot of other vehicles make this car look perhaps girl-like. Whether it's a 4 or 6 cylinder it is similar to a newer Toyota celica, which is ridden by guys, as is the cougar. This is one of those "if you have to ask.." but even big guys are drivin s...

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Ignition chime won't go off after car is started 1994 ford tempo?

If the ignition chime will not turn off on a 1994 Ford tempo the switch for the sound is jammed. The steering column with have to be removed to access the switch for the ignition chime.

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Where is the freon valve for a 2001 mercury cougar?

The 2001 Mercury Cougar does not contain Freon. Freon was banned in 1996. I suggest you take this vehicle to someone who has the knowledge, tools, and skill, to repair the A/C system.

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Ford Taurus 1995 the car will start but when you turn the ignition off it won't shut off?

Mine did this and I found a plastic plunger inside the ignition switch had broken so it only worked in the one direction. I had to turn it off by taking one battery terminal off. I had to pull the steering wheel off and it was a pain but it worked. See "Related Questions" below for instructions o...

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How do you pimp a car?

paint it in gold , get studded rims and cover the seats with a neon pink fur interior

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