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1997 Mercury Mountaineer CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Mercury REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Electrical Symbol Identification -> Domestic Vehicles
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Adjustments -> 1997 F-Super Duty -> E-Super Duty -> Expedition, Explorer, Navigator, Mountaineer & F-250LD -> Parking Brake -> Rear Disc -> Transmission Mounted -> Windstar
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

Parking Brake

Expedition, Explorer, Navigator, Mountaineer & F-250LD
Rear Disc
  • Remove rear disc brake rotor as outlined in "Rotor, Replace".
  • Using brake adjustment gauge tool No. D81L-1103-A, or equivalent, to measure inside diameter of parking brake drum, Fig. .
  • Using parking brake adjuster screw, adjust parking brake shoe to .020 inch (.508 mm) less than drum measurement, Fig. .
  • Reverse procedure to install.
1997 F-Super Duty
Transmission Mounted
  • Place transmission in neutral position and release parking brake, then raise and support vehicle.
  • Loosen parking brake adjusting clevis locknut sev...

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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

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Single Cardan, Flange Yoke -> Single Cardan, Slip Yoke
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

Single Cardan, Slip Yoke

Disassemble

Do not, under any circumstance, clamp the shaft in the jaws of a vise or similar holding fixture. Denting or localizing fracture can result, causing shaft failure during vehicle operation. Place the shaft on a suitable workbench. Do not damage the tube. If components are not marked and installed incorrectly, driveline imbalance can occur.

  • Index-mark the shaft components.
  • Remove and discard all four snap rings.
  • Clamp bearing cup removal tool No. 205-086 or equivalent in a vise.
  • If necessary, use a pair of pliers to remove a bearing cup t...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove starter motor attaching bolts, then disconnect ground cable if attached to starter mounting bolts and lower starter from vehicle.
  • Disconnect power supply cable from starter.
  • Reverse procedure to insta...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Fuel Reset ->
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Mountaineer AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
  • Remove air cleaner outlet tube.
  • Remove rubber radiator overflow hose from radiator,Fig. .
  • Use a suitable fan clutch wrench and fan hub wrench to remove fan clutch from water pump pulley.
  • Remove upper fan shroud screws. Lift fan shroud from lower retaining clips.
  • Remove fan shroud and fan blade.
  • Remove upper radiator hose.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove l...

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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+.

Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Mercury Mountaineer  5.0 V8 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • A/C Compressor Clutch Solenoid
  • Radio Noise Capacitor
  • Left Front Shock Actuator
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • 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
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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:
  • Wiper Motor
  • RH Headlamp
  • Left Fog Lamp
  • Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Module
  • Starter Motor
  • 1997 Mercury Mountaineer  5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Multi-Function Switch
  • Central Timer Module Generic Electronic Module
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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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