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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Mercury Mystique AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Mercury Mystique cars and light trucks from 1990+

Air Bag System Precautions -> Ford Motor Co. -> Disarming -> 1990-91 -> 1990-92 -> 1991-92 -> 1992-93 -> 1992-94 -> 1992-96 -> 1993 -> 1993-94 -> 1993-95 -> 1994 -> 1994-95 -> 1994-97 -> 1995-2000 -> 1995-2004 -> 1995-96 -> 1995-97 -> 1995-98 -> 1996-97 -> 1996-99 -> 1997-2000 -> 1997-2001 -> 1997-2004 -> 1997-99 -> 1998 -> 1998-2000 -> 1998-2002 -> 1999-2000 -> 1999-2001 -> 1999-2002 -> 1999-2004 -> 2000 -> 2000-01 -> 2000-04 -> 2001-02 -> 2001-03 -> 2001-04 -> 2002-03 -> 2002-04 -> 2004 -> Aerostar & Bronco -> Aspire -> Aviator -> Blackwood, Expedition & Navigator -> Built After February 2002 -> Built Before March 2002 -> Capri -> Continental -> Contour & Mystique -> Cougar -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Marauder -> Econoline -> Escape -> Escort, Tracer & ZX2 -> Excursion -> Explorer & Mountaineer -> Explorer Sport & Sport Trac -> F Series -> Focus -> Freestar & Monterey -> Light Trucks & Vans -> LS -> Mark VII -> Mark VIII -> Mustang -> Passenger Cars -> Probe -> Ranger -> Sable & Taurus -> Tempo & Topaz -> Thunderbird -> Town Car -> Villager -> Windstar
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Mystique LS 2.0 L4 GAS

Passenger Cars

Prior to disconnecting battery, record preset radio frequencies.

After the battery has been disconnected and connected again, abnormal drive conditions may be present while the powertrain control module relearns its adaptive strategy. The vehicle may need to be driven 10 miles or more to relearn the strategy.

Aspire
  • Disconnect battery ground cable and isolate.
  • Wait one minute for back-up power supply to deplete stored energy.
  • Remove four driver's side air bag module mounting bolts.
  • Disconnect driver's side air bag module...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Mercury Mystique AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Mercury Mystique cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc Brakes & Parking Brakes -> Parking Brake Service -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Parking Brake Linings, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5 V6 GAS

Parking Brake Linings, Replace
Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car

The parking brake system is a drum type design mounted in the hubs of the rear brake rotors.

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove caliper as previously outlined, then the rotor assembly.
  • Drain differential fluid from axle by removing cover.
  • Remove lock bolt from differential pinion shaft, then shaft from differential.
  • Push axle shaft inward to access and remove axle shaft C-lock.
  • Remove ABS speed sensor, then axle shaft from axle housing.
  • Disconnect brake cable from lever, then...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Mercury Mystique AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Mercury Mystique cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Aspire, Festiva, Focus, Fusion, Milan, 2003-06 Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Sable, Taurus & Town Car, 1991-96 Escort, 1988-96 Tracer, 1991-94 Capri, 1989-91 Probe & 2005-06 Mustang
Vehicle: 1995 Mercury Mystique LS 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 proper direction...

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

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Mercury Mystique cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Intermediate -> Left -> Right
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mystique LS 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.
  • 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 avoid damage to CV joints and boots, do not bend inner CV ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Mercury Mystique AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Mercury Mystique cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disengage alternator drive belt from alternator pulley.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove righthand wheel and tire.
  • Remove righthand outer tie rod end from righthand spindle.
  • Remove front and rear Y pipe flange fasteners from exhaust manifolds.
  • Remove stud bolt and nut retainer from oil pan, then remove remaining nuts and bolts from U pipe outlet connection.
  • Discard exhaust converter inlet gasket, then remove Y pipe.
  • Disconnect wire harness attachment...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Mercury Mystique AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Mercury Mystique cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1995-97 Contour & Mystique
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mystique GS 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 away from the cowl vent screen. Operate the windshield wipers until the blades are at the top of their arch, then place the ignition switch in the Off position.
  • Remove the plastic screw covers from the righthand cowl panel retaining screws.
  • Open the hood.
  • Remove the righthand cowl panel retaining screws, then the panel.
  • Disengage...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Mercury Mystique AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Mercury Mystique cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1995 Mercury Mystique LS 2.0 L4 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 Mercury Mystique AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Mercury Mystique cars and light trucks from 1990+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5 V6 GAS

  • Drain engine cooling system, then remove upper radiator hose from radiator.
  • Remove radiator overflow hose from radiator.
  • On models with automatic transaxle, remove transaxle oil cooler tube from oil cooler inlet fitting.
  • On all models, remove fan shroud to radiator nut, then raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove lower radiator hose from radiator.
  • On models with automatic transaxle, remo...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Mercury Mystique AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Mercury Mystique cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0 L4 GAS

Minor cracks in the V-grooved portion of the drive belt are considered normal and acceptable. If the drive belt has chunks missing from the ribs, the drive belt should be replaced.

Conditions requiring drive belt replacement are rib chunk out, severe glazing, frayed cords, etc. Replace any drive belt exhibiting one of these conditions.

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Loosen drive belt tensioner with 13 mm...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Mercury Mystique AUTOMOBILES

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

Power Seat Diagram for 1995 Mercury Mystique LS 2.0 L4 GASPower Seat Diagram for 1995 Mercury Mystique LS 2.0 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Seat Belt Buckle Switch
  • Power Seat Switch
  • Body Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5 V6 GASBody Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Rear ABS Wheel Speed Sensor
  • One Touch Down Window Relay
  • Luggage Compartment Lamp
  • Left Front Speaker
  • Right Rear Speaker
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Mercury Mystique AUTOMOBILES

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

    1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Low Speed Cooling Fan Relay
  • PCM Power Relay
  • Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor
  • CD4E Transaxle
  • Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Canister Purge Valve
  • 1997 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Check Engine Indicator
  • Low Engine Coolant Indicator
  • Traction Control Indicator Lamp
  • Instrument Interface Module
  • Low Engine Coolant Level Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Mercury Mystique AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most Mercury Mystique cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: INADVERTENT DISABLING OF BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK
    Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Brakes, Power Brakes, Traction Control
  • Document: MOTOR OIL - SAE VISCOSITY GRADE RECOMMENDATION - TIP
    Vehicle: 1997 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chemicals, Antifreeze, Additives
  • Gasoline Engines
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Mercury Mystique AUTOMOBILES

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