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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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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mercury Sable 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: 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 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 1998 Mercury Sable AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc Brakes & Parking Brakes -> Adjustments -> 1997-98 Continental & Mark VIII -> 1997-98 Mustang -> Contour & Mystique -> Cougar, Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Thunderbird, Town Car -> Escort, Tracer & ZX2 -> Parking Brake -> Probe -> Sable & Taurus
Vehicle: 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

Parking Brake
Cougar, Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Thunderbird, Town Car
  • Apply parking brake control fully with 100 lbs. foot pedal effort, then release brake control.
  • Place transmission in Neutral, then raise and support vehicle.
  • With parking brake control in Off position, grasp tensioner around housing. Using an hook tool place end into rounded end of clip between clip and housing. Unlock clip by pulling downward with tool and support tensioner.
  • The tensioner spring will take up cable slack and preload cables, while holding tensioner, lock clip by pushing up on bottom of clip. If cli...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mercury Sable AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Shutoff Switch Location -> 1997-99 Sable & Taurus
Vehicle: 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

The inertia switch is locat...

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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

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove accessory drive belt from alternator pulley.
  • Remove power steering line bracket, then heater hose support bracket from alternator.
  • Remove upper alternator mounting bolts.
  • Partially raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove right front wheel.
  • Remove lower fender splash shield retainers and position shield aside.
  • Remove alternator splash shield.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Disconnect electrical connectors, then remove battery from alternator.
  • Positio...

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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 -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

The Check Fuel Cap Lamp will illuminate momentarily when the ignition switch is placed in the On position as a bulb check. If the lamp remains...

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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+.

Power Seat Diagram for 1998 Mercury Sable  3.0 V6 GASPower Seat Diagram for 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Left Seat Control Switch
  • Left Power Lumbar Compressor
  • Left Lumbar Seat Switch
  • Connector C-302
  • Connector C-303
  • Body Components Diagram for 1998 Mercury Sable  3.0 V6 GASBody Components Diagram for 1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Left Front Door Ajar Switch
  • Right Vanity Lamp
  • Liftgate Washer Pump Motor
  • Overhead Console
  • Master Window Control Switch
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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:
  • Rear Window Defrost Relay
  • Rear Window Defrost Grid
  • Left Power Heated Mirror
  • Right Power Heated Mirror
  • Integrated Control Panel
  • 1998 Mercury Sable  3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Left Power Heated Mirror
  • Right Power Heated Mirror
  • Left Power Mirror Switch
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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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