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1997 Mercury Villager 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 Villager AUTOMOBILES

    Cooling Fans -> Component Diagnosis & Testing -> Aspire & Probe -> Water Thermostat
    Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Villager 3.0 V6 GAS

    Water Thermostat
    Aspire & Probe

    Overheating, or failure to reach normal operating temperature, can indicate improper water thermostat operation. The water thermostat must be removed from the vehicle and temperature-tested.

    • Suspend thermostat and accurate thermometer in suitable container. Do not allow test pieces to touch bottom.
    • Fill container with water to completely cover thermostat, then heat water until boiling, observing thermometer.
    • On Probe models, thermostat should initially open at 177-183°F and be fully...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Villager AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Precautions -> Brake Bleed -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Linings -> Brake Roughness -> Caliper Inspection -> General Precautions
    Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Villager 3.0 V6 GAS

    Brake Linings

    Remove both front wheels and inspect the brake discs, calipers and linings. (Wheel bearings should be inspected at this time and repacked if necessary).

    Do not get any oil or grease on the linings. It is recommended that both front wheel sets be replaced whenever a respective shoe and lining is worn or damaged. Inspect and, if necessary, replace rear brake linings also.

    If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

    Brake Roughness

    The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness of ...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Villager AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Villager
    Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Villager 3.0 V6 GAS

    The fuel system remains under high pressure even when the engine is not running. This residual pressure must be relieved before servicing the fuel system. To avoid injury or fire, release pressure from the fuel system before disconnecting any fuel line.

    The fuel system pressure must be relieved prior to disconnecting fuel lines to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

    After the battery has been disconnected and reconne...

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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Left -> Right
    Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Villager 3.0 V6 GAS

    Left

    • With vehicle in NEUTRAL, position on a hoist.
    • Remove front wheel and tire assembly.
    • Remove cotter key.
    • Remove wheel hub nut and washer.
    • Remove stabilizer link nut.
    • Remove cotter pin.
    • Remove nut.
    • Separate suspension lower ball joint from knuckle.
    • Separate halfshaft from transaxle.
    • Separate halfshaft from knuckle, using wheel hub remover tool No. 205-D070 or equivalent.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
      • When seated properly, driveshaft bearing retainer circlip can be felt as it snaps into differential side gear groove.
      • Torque lower ball joint nut to 58 ft. lbs.
      • Tor...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Villager AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Villager 3.0 V6 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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    CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Villager AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1997-2002 Villager
    Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Villager 3.0 V6 GAS

    Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

    • Lift the windshield wiper arms away from the windshield.
    • While holding the retaining clip at the base of the wiper arm outward, lift the wiper arm from the pivot.
    • Remove the six cowl cover retaining screws, Fig. .
    • Open the hood.
    • Remove the four plastic pin type retainers from the forward edge of the cowl cover, then remove the retainer anchors, Fig. .
    • Disconnect the windshield washer nozzle hose.
    • Lift the cowl cover upward and position...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Villager AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Traction Control System Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Villager 3.0 V6 GAS

    This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the warni...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Villager AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Villager 3.0 V6 GAS

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Disconnect engine cooling fan motor wiring harness clamp, then engine cooling fan motor electrical connectors.
    • Release radiator overflow hose clamp, then disconnect radiator overflow hose.
    • Remove radiator coolant recovery reservoir.
    • Remove center engine compartment fuse junction panel bolt, then position panel aside.
    • Loosen upper radiator hose clamp, then pull upper radiator hose off of radiator. Discard hose clamp.
    • Remove engine cooling fan motor, fan blade and fan shroud assembly nuts and bolts. Engine cooling fan motor, fan blade an...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mercury Villager AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Air Conditioning -> Alternator -> Water Pump and Power Steering
    Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Villager 3.0 V6 GAS

    Air Conditioning

    Mark direction of rotation on drive belt with a marking pen to ensure correct installation if drive belt is to be reused. Failure to do so may result in drive belt noise. To ensure maximum drive belt life and proper component operation, replacement drive belts must be same type and size as original drive belts. When installing a new drive belt, ensure that it is properly seated on pulleys.

    • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
    • Loosen A/C compressor drive belt idler pulley tensioner bolt.
    • Loosen A/C compressor drive belt idler pulley adjustment...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Mercury Villager AUTOMOBILES

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

    Instrument Panel Diagram for 1997 Mercury Villager  3.0 V6 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 1997 Mercury Villager 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Transaxle Control Module
  • Tail Lamp Relay
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Power Mirror Switch
  • Instrument Panel Diagram for 1997 Mercury Villager  3.0 V6 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 1997 Mercury Villager 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Speed Control Module
  • Radio
  • Power Window Relay
  • Park Brake Switch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Mercury Villager AUTOMOBILES

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

    1997 Mercury Villager  3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Mercury Villager 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Combination Switch
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Hazard Switch
  • Flasher Module
  • LH/RH Front Turn Lamp
  • 1997 Mercury Villager  3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Mercury Villager 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Illumination
  • Rear Wiper Washer Switch
  • Rear Wiper Motor Assembly
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Mercury Villager AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1997 Mercury Villager 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 Villager 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: RECALL - 1992-2004 MULTIPLE VEHICLE LINES - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Villager 3.0 V6 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Mercury Villager AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 Mercury Villager 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 Villager 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 Villager 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 Villager 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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