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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

Computer Relearn Procedures -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1999-2002 -> 2003-04 -> Automatic Data Transfer -> Except 1999-2002 -> Manual Data Entry -> Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

Except 1999-2002

Disconnect negative battery cable for a minimum of five minutes. After clearing memory, it is required to drive vehicle a minimum of 10 miles to allow PCM time to relearn operating strategy.

1999-2002
Automatic Data Transfer
  • Prior to removing old PCM, connect a suitably programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC).
  • Follow scan tool manufacturers' instructions to download data from old PCM.
  • Install new PCM and connect scan tool to DLC.
  • Follow scan tool manufactur...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Brake Pad Service
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Remove and discard a portion of brake fluid from master cylinder.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Unclip speed sensor wiring from brake hose.
  • Remove ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1994-98 Bronco II, Escape, Explorer, Explorer Sport & Sport Trac, Mariner & Mountaineer -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

The electrical power to the air suspension system must be shut off prior to hoisting, jacking or towing an air suspension vehicle. This can be accomplished by turning off the air suspension switch located in the rear jack storage area. Failure to do so can result in unexpected inflation or deflation of the air springs, which can result in shifting of the vehicle during these operations.

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove wheel hub retainer nut and washer assembly. Discard wheel hub retainer nut and washer assembly. It is a torque prevailing des...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air cleaner outlet tube.
  • Disconnect wiring at voltage regulator.
  • Remove attaching nut and wiring terminal from alternator output terminal.
  • Remov...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Severity Indicator ->
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

This indicator will display the severity color of RED when low oil pressure, charging system malfunction, engine coolant overheating or door ajar problems ar...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at engine.
  • Remove hose from engine.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at heater core.
  • Disconnect heater outlet hose from heater...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Remove air cleaner outlet tube.
  • Rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise, using a suitable tool to relieve ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1997 Mercury Mountaineer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Behind I/P Diagram for 1997 Mercury Mountaineer  5.0 V8 GASBehind I/P Diagram for 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • One Touch Down Relay
  • Park Lamp Relay
  • Rear Window Defrost Relay
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Body Diagram for 1997 Mercury Mountaineer  5.0 V8 GASBody Diagram for 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Trailer Tow Park Lamp Relay
  • Power Mirror Switch
  • Door Lock Relay
  • Power Antenna Module
  • Seat Belt Warning Switch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1997 Mercury Mountaineer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1997 Mercury Mountaineer  5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Blower Motor Relay
  • Blower Motor Switch
  • Blower Motor Resistor
  • Blower Motor
  • Blower Motor Relay
  • 1997 Mercury Mountaineer  5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • PCM Power Relay
  • Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1997 Mercury Mountaineer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: RECALL - CERTAIN 1992-2003 MODEL YEAR CARS AND TRUCKS - FUSED JUMPER HARNESS REPLACEMENT FOR VEHICLES SERVICED WITH AN INCOMPATIBLE FUSED JUMPER HARNESS
    Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: RECALL - 1992-2004 MULTIPLE VEHICLE LINES - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 Mercury Mountaineer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1997 Mercury Mountaineer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1997 Mercury Mountaineer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1997 Mercury Mountaineer cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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