Once they become ineffective the vehicle bucks violently and no longer is controllable. The consumer contacted the dealer who stated that they had not received the newly designed fuel pumps and to call back in late may. The failure mileage was 98,000 and the current mileage was 100,000. The current mileage was 110,125 and failure mileage was 110,000. I had the car towed to winner lincoln-mercury, they replaced the fuel pump and returned it to me on march 29, 2001. The fuel pump was replaced as part of recall 04V421000.
This is a safety issue, as this is a recurring problem which the dealership refuses to fix but just replace the item with the exact same ineffective one. When a car is only made for four years and three of those four have a safety problem that causes the car to stop suddenly it stands to reason that the fourth model year made with the same parts would have the same problem. I was told it was the fuel pump. Later find out that I need a new fuel pump. Since the time of purchase, on five different occasions the said vehicle has sputtered and stalled in the middle of traffic do to lack of fuel comsumption.
If your planning on removing the tranny, the subframe must be removed. Engine flooding, uneven acceleration, poor fuel economy or uneven power output are the most common ones, but in extreme cases, your ride may fail to start and remain undrivable until repairs are made. I have heard the fuel pump of this model was recalled? I myself almost was hit numerous times as my vehicle died in the middle of busy intersection. Then go to the back seat and take that off. Thankfully there hasn't been any injuries. After I paid to have a new fuel pump I recieved the letter. If your wanting to change the filter you are out of luck.
The contact stated that the fuel pump failed on her vehicle. I noticed that the fuel pump fuse was blown and changed it also installed a new pump relay. Where is the fuel pump relay fuse for a 2002 mercury cougar located img source : justanswer. I had to swerve back into the right lane and nearly caused an accident with the oncoming vehicle. We dont want to break it in any way. Then use a screw driver and move the retaining ring to the position for it to come out. I replaced the battery and still no crank or clicking.
Pulled over car never killed and put car in 1st gear and took off, 5 miles later it happened again 4 times total. Nonetheless, I put it all back together again, immediately heard the pump actuate when I tested it and the car started. I had it towed to ryan Lincoln Mercury who replaced the fuel pump again. Make sure there is no fuel pressure before removing it. When the fuel pump was fixed, the shop failed to secure the gas tank correctly causing fuel to pour out while driving at a rate of a gallon per minute. .
They are available for save, if you appreciate and want to take it, simply click save badge in the post, and it will be directly down loaded to your pc. Could not start, after 30 min car started but stalled after moving 10 feet, seemed as if car wasn't getting fuel. The consumer felt that something wasn't right an took the vehicle to her independent mechanic. Other members have had the Cougar die while traveling highway speeds. Looking through past complaints it appears this is an ongoing problem with this make, model and year.
I have read the forum and see that this has happened to several of you, but I wanted to ask a few questions. It's apparent that there is something wrong with the Cougar fuel pumps. If your vehicle still has difficulty getting fuel and your tank has fuel, you may need to clean or replace the fuel pump. The consumer was told that he smell would go away in a few days. Ford informed her that a recall repair was previously performed on the vehicle. There seems to be and electrical problem within ths system, which in turn causes the pump to burn up. Oct 09, 2010 i have the same problem i have changed out the oil, spark plugs, camshaft sensor, and crankshaft sensor.
The mechanic determined that the fuel pump needed to be replaced due to a solenoid switch. I also checked the Schader valve. They informed me that the new fuel pump would be out late may 2004, but I haven't heard from them as of date. Again, I ran a scan with the Actron, and it did not find any problems. Wadespencer- The spray is exactly what I got.