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2000 Mercury Cougar 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 2000 Mercury Cougar 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 Cougar automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

    Vacuum & Wiring Diagrams -> Passenger Cars -> Air Conditioning & Heater
    Vehicle: 2000 Mercury Cougar 2.0 L4 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc & Parking Brakes -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Roughness
    Vehicle: 2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5 V6 GAS

    Brake Roughness

    If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pumping is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness variation. Measure the disc at 12 points with a micrometer at a radius approximately one inch from the edge of the disc. If thickness measurements vary by more than .0005 inch, replace the rotor.

    Excessive later...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Mercury Cougar 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: 2000 Mercury Cougar 2.0 L4 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 2000 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Intermediate -> Left -> Right
    Vehicle: 2000 Mercury Cougar 2.0 L4 GAS

    Left

    • Use an Allen key to stop piston rod from turning.
    • Loosen suspension strut nut five turns.
    • Loosen wheel hub retaining nut and wheel nuts.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove wheel.
    • Remove wheel hub retaining nut.
    • On models with automatic transaxle, drain automatic transmission fluid.
    • On all models, remove splash shields.
    • Do not damage CV joint boot and wheel speed sensor ring.
    • Detach suspension.
    • Disconnect stabilizer link end from suspension strut.
    • Disconnect tie-rod end.
    • Disconnect lower suspension arm from wheel knuckle.
    • Disconnect wiring harness bracket from suspension strut.
    • To av...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2000 Mercury Cougar 2.0 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Disconnect air cleaner outlet pipe.
    • Remove bolts and nuts, then resonator.
    • Detach coolant hose from retaining clip.
    • Disconnect vacuum pipe underneath.
    • Remove radiator splash shield.
    • Disconnect cable and wiring from alternator.
    • Disconnect ground cable on eye hook, then raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove radiator splash shield.
    • Remove righthand front wheel, then sp...

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    CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1998-2000 Contour, Mystique & 1999-2002 Cougar
    Vehicle: 2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5 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.

    • Position windshield wipers in the Park position.
    • Disconnect and isolate the battery ground cable.
    • Lift up the plastic wiper arm retaining nut covers.
    • Remove the wiper arm retaining nuts.
    • Lift up the wiper arms.
    • Remove the wiper arms by moving them from side to side.
    • Open the hood.
    • Remove the plastic screw covers from the cowl grille retaining screws.
    • Remove the cowl grille re...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5 V6 GAS

    The low coolant warning lamp should light whenever the coolant level in the coolant recovery bottle is 1/4 to 3/4 inch or more below the cold full mark. Raise coolant level in recovery bottle to the cold full mark to turn lamp off.

    On models equipped with GEM module and low coolant level warning system, t...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5 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 engine.
    • Remove hose from engine.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to in...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Accessory Drive -> Water Pump
    Vehicle: 2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5 V6 GAS

    Water Pump

    • Remove engine cover, then rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise by hand.
    • Lift drive belt over pulley flanges and remove.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Accessory Drive

    • R...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2000 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 2000 Mercury Cougar cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Engine Compartment Component Locations Diagram for 2000 Mercury Cougar  2.0 L4 GASEngine Compartment Component Locations Diagram for 2000 Mercury Cougar 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Left Hand Headlamp
  • Connector C-853
  • Connector C-974
  • Left Hand Side Front Park/Turn Lamp
  • Connector B-29
  • Engine Compartment Component Locations Diagram for 2000 Mercury Cougar  2.5 V6 GASEngine Compartment Component Locations Diagram for 2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Dual Pressure Switch
  • Second Horn
  • Connector E-42
  • Connector N-76
  • Connector C-812
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2000 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2000 Mercury Cougar cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2000 Mercury Cougar  2.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Speed Control Module
  • Radio
  • Ignition Switch
  • Antenna
  • Illumination Dimmer
  • 2000 Mercury Cougar  2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2000 Mercury Cougar 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • PCM Power Relay
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Injectors
  • Idle Speed Control Valve
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2000 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2000 Mercury Cougar 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: 2000 Mercury Cougar 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: RECALL - 1992-2004 MULTIPLE VEHICLE LINES - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 2000 Mercury Cougar 2.0 L4 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2000 Mercury Cougar AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2000 Mercury Cougar 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 2000 Mercury Cougar 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 2000 Mercury Cougar 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 2000 Mercury Cougar 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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