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How can I tell if an engine will fit into my car?

How can I tell if an engine will fit into my car?

Synjon Castillo-Riley asked: How can I tell if an engine will fit into my car? I have a 1974 Mercury Comet. Answered By Justin Cupler, Contributing Writer: Well, that engine compartment is fairly large, so it should accommodate nearly any engine with light modification. Your best bet is to draw the...

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2003 Mercury Grand Marquis 4-door Sedan LS Premium Steering Wheel

Mercury Grand Marquis: Put It on the Glass

Q--I purchased a Mercury Grand Marquis last winter and am having a problem with the windshield wipers. When driving in the rain they squeak and make a noise. I have replaced... read more June 1, 2010 by  0


 
2005 Mercury Grand Marquis 4-door Sedan GS Convenience Steering Wheel

1993 Mercury Grand Marquis: Car Religion

Q--I own a 1993 Mercury Grand Marquis and have religiously changed the oil every 4000-5000 miles since I bought it and it now has 70,000 miles. For some time now, when I... read more May 24, 2010 by  0


 
2008 Mercury Grand Marquis 4-door Sedan LS Dashboard

1994 Mercury Grand Marquis: Change-Up

Q--During a recent oil change, my dealer suggested changing the coolant and transmission fluid on my 1994 Mercury Grand Marquis that has 90,000 miles. I was quoted $200 for... read more May 21, 2010 by  0


 
2004 Mercury Sable 4-door Wagon LS Premium Headlight

1996 Mercury Sable: Alloy Corrosion

Q--I own a 1996 Mercury Sable, which now has about 45,000 miles on it. I took it in for new brakes last week and the mechanic advised us of a corrosion problem with one of... read more May 21, 2010 by  0


 
2008 Mercury Grand Marquis 4-door Sedan LS Dashboard

1994 Mercury Grand Marquis: Carbon Dating

 Q--I own a 1994 Mercury Grand Marquis with a 4.6-liter V-8 engine with 91,000 miles. It is typically used around town, but it does get driven on the expressway when I go to... read more May 20, 2010 by  0


 
1997 Mercury Villager Wgn GS

1997 Mercury Villager: Double Barrel

Q--I have two questions: 1) My 1997 Mercury Villager loses braking power at times. If there is a bump in the road, and I am braking, for a split second the brakes cease to... read more May 20, 2010 by  0


 
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis GS

1998 Mercury Grand Marquis: Fresh Air Needed

Q--Regarding your answer about switching from recirculated air to fresh air to clear window fog, how do you do that? My 1998 Grand Marquis doesn't have such an option. It has... read more May 14, 2010 by  0


 
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis GS

2001 Mercury Grand Marquis: Why Weigh More?

Q--Why do I have to use 5W-30 oil for my Mercury 2001 Grand Marquis? The owner’s manual does not allow me to use 10W-30 even though I live in Los Angeles. No one at Mercury... read more May 9, 2010 by  0


 
2005 Mercury Sable 4-door Sedan LS Tail Light

1996 Mercury Sable: Once and Again

Q--I have a ’96 Mercury Sable with the 3.0 Duratec engine. Lately and intermittently, the vehicle will not start after driving it for a considerable distance. It will turn... read more April 30, 2010 by  0


 
2009 Mercury Sable 4-door Sedan FWD *Ltd Avail* Wheel Cap

1995 Mercury Sable: Sable Swayed

Q-- After my ’95 Mercury Sable was tuned up at 46,500 miles, the dealer stated that "small leaks from head gaskets, front cover gaskets, radiator and heater hoses should be... read more April 29, 2010 by  0


 
1999 Mercury Mystique GS

1999 Mercury Mystique: Black Humor

Q--I have a 1999 Mercury Mystique LS with disc brakes and a five-speed manual transaxle. Last week I noticed that my brake fluid was black in color so I did a flush and... read more April 25, 2010 by  0


 
2008 Mercury Grand Marquis 4-door Sedan LS Open Doors

1994 Mercury Grand Marquis: Oil Overfill

Q--I have a 1994 Grand Marquis. This past week a friend, intending to help me, overfilled my oil by about two and half quarts. A few days later I drove it about three blocks... read more April 25, 2010 by  0


 
1998 Mercury Mountaineer

1994 Mercury Topaz: D-I-V-O-R-C-E

Q--I all know that it’s important to get your oil changed. The guide is usually every 3000 miles or three months, whichever comes first. My wife ran our car 4100 miles... read more April 24, 2010 by  0


 
2008 Mercury Grand Marquis 4-door Sedan LS Grille

1988 Mercury Grand Marquis: Better Grand Ma

Q--I recently bought a low-mileage 1988 Mercury Grand Marquis.  The car is in great condition, but the gas mileage has never exceeded 22 mpg and is usually in the 18-20... read more April 24, 2010 by  0


 
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis GS

1997 Mercury Grand Marquis: More Grand Ma Issues

Q--My problem is with windshield wiper blades. I drive a 1997 Grand Marquis and have purchased both OE and aftermarket wiper blades. When it rains all of these blades have... read more April 23, 2010 by  0


 
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