Mercury Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner till early morning.
During this 2 weeks how often and much do you drive the vehicle?
When it will not start will the instrument cluster power up, will it at least crank?
During this 2 weeks how often and much do you drive the vehicle? I think the answer is both is yes.
I do not understand your response.
Is the vehicle driven daily at least 15 minutes at a time?
So far this looks to be an intermittent parasitic draw. It is going to be tough to diagnose but I have the steps if you feel like you could do them. You just need a digital volt meter.
I can, I do not know your mechanic or there skills. Would you like the Ford test to forward to them?
Here are the steps.
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So now we are left with diagnosing the starting circuit when it will not crank. Is that something you can do yourself to prevent a tow and the vehicle sitting at the shop?
In the drivers door jam is a label I need to know if you car was built before or after March 1999?
It should be near the vin# ***** look like 02/99
Here are the diagrams.
When it will not start we need to see if the starter relay is missing power on pin 1 or ground on pin 2. Can you do those steps?
Hello again Chris here,