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1998 Mercury Sable CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Mercury REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 1998 Mercury Sable car and truck repair procedures including Mercury engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your Mercury Sable automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mercury Sable AUTOMOBILES

    Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Passenger Cars -> Thermostat, Replace -> 2.0L Engine -> 2.5L Engine -> 3.0L Engine -> 3.4L Engine -> 3.8L Engine -> 3.9L Engine -> 4.6L Engine -> DOHC Engine -> SOHC Engine
    Vehicle: 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

    2.0L Engine
    • Remove engine air intake resonators from air cleaner assembly.
    • Drain engine cooling system so engine coolant level is below thermostat, then disconnect upper radiator hose and overflow hose from water hose connection.
    • Remove water outlet connection bolts, then the connection from thermostat housing, Fig. .
    • Remove thermostat and seal from housing.
    • Reverse procedure to install.
    2.5L Engine
    • Drain engine cooling system so engine coolant level is below water thermostat.
    • Disconnect radiator hoses from thermostat h...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mercury Sable AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Troubleshooting -> Bendix Diaphragm Types -> Bendix Hydro-Boost Type -> Brakes Grab -> Erratic Booster Operation, Binding, Grabbing Or Sticking -> Hard Pedal Or No Assist -> No Or Slow Release -> No Power Assist
    Vehicle: 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

    On Vehicles Equipped With Anti-Lock Brakes Refer To "Anti-Lock Brakes".

    Complaints about power brake operation should be handled as if two separate systems exist. Inspect for faults in the hydraulic system first. If it is satisfactory, start inspecting the power brake circuit. For a quick inspection of proper power unit operation, press the brake pedal firmly and then start the engine. The pedal should fall away slightly and less pressure should be needed to maintain the pedal in any position.

    Another inspection begins with installation of a suitable pressure gauge in the brake hydr...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mercury Sable AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except 2002-05 Thunderbird, 2000-06 LS, 1984-87 Escort, Tracer, Tempo & Topaz 2.0L Diesel Engine & 1984-85 Continental & Mark VI 2.4L Diesel Engine
    Vehicle: 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

    Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

    Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

    When installing the fuel filter, ensure the flow arrow is facing in the pro...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mercury Sable AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle, then remove front wheels.
    • Remove and discard front axle retainer nut and washer.
    • Remove nut from stabilizer bar link at shock absorber end, then remove link from shock and position aside.
    • Remove nut from lower ball joint, then using a suitable pitman arm type puller, loosen ball joint in lower control arm.
    • Place a suitable pry bar through opening in lower control arm and under frame, then pry down on control arm to release lower ball joint.
    • Remove outer CV joint from hub using suitable tools, noting the following:
      • Do not use a hammer to drive joint fr...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mercury Sable AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Disconnect engine control sensor wiring and starter battery cable from starter solenoid. When disconnecting hardshell connector of engine control sensor wiring at S-terminal, grasp plastic shell and pull straight off. Do not pull on...

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    CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mercury Sable AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1996-99 Sable & Taurus
    Vehicle: 1998 Mercury Sable 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.

    • Open the hood.
    • Turn the four nylon push pins retaining the righthand cowl vent screen 90°, then remove the push pins, Fig. .
    • Remove the righthand cowl vent screen retaining clips, then the vent screen.
    • Remove the two cowl top inner panel shield reta...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mercury Sable AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1998 Mercury Sable 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 Air B...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mercury Sable AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at water bypass tube.
    • Remove hose from water bypass tube.
    • 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 core.
    • Reposition heater core outlet hose clamp at water hose connection.
    • Remove hose from water hose connection.
    • Remove hose from vehicle...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mercury Sable AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

    • Rotate drive belt tensioner in a clockwise direction, using 15mm ...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Mercury Sable AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 1998 Mercury Sable cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Body Components Diagram for 1998 Mercury Sable  3.0 V6 GASBody Components Diagram for 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Trunk Lid Anti-Theft Switch
  • Trunk Lid Ajar Switch/Release Solenoid
  • Left Rear Speaker
  • Compact Disc Changer
  • Rear Control Unit
  • Body Components Diagram for 1998 Mercury Sable  3.0 V6 GASBody Components Diagram for 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Front Door Ajar Switch
  • Right Front Window Switch
  • Connector C-609
  • Connector C-603
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Mercury Sable AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1998 Mercury Sable cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 Mercury Sable  3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Blend Door Actuator
  • A/C Clutch Pressure Switch
  • Heater Function Selector Switch
  • Air Temperature Door Variable Resistor
  • 1998 Mercury Sable  3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Antenna
  • Radio Antenna
  • Rear Control Unit
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 Mercury Sable AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1998 Mercury Sable 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: 1998 Mercury Sable 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: 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1998 Mercury Sable AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1998 Mercury Sable 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 1998 Mercury Sable 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 1998 Mercury Sable 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 1998 Mercury Sable 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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