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Why is my oil life percent is 9 and can I drive still or I have to change engine oil soon for the mercury mountaineer 2006

I haven't change engine oil in few months my mom say I can still drive but the oil percentage is low do I have to change the engine oil soon for the 2006 mercury mountaineer

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    Suzan Apr 20, 2014

    Can I still drive the 2006 mercury mountaineer while my oil life percent is low since I have to do an engine oil soon

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Regular maintenance is needed for oil changes. If your oil level is dropping you need to keep it up to operating level but you do need to find out why it is burning or losing oil. If your oil is black then it needs to be changed regardless of the miles on it.

Posted on Apr 20, 2014

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SOURCE: Where is the fuel filter located at on a 2006 Mercury Mountaineer

it should be on the inside of the frame rail

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SOURCE: In 97 mercury mountaineer, how to turn off "check engine" light

Go to the local parts store, have them check the codes (they will do this for free usually). It will tell you what sensor needs to be checked/replaced. Once the part is replaced, it will clear on its own. They can also reset the code, but it will come back if the trouble persists.

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SOURCE: I want 2 change 2004 mercury mountaineer transmission fluid

The best way to change it is to flush it out You can do it yourself, but I do not recommend. A shop that is good like a Monro or Firestone usually charges about 100 bucks to flush and that includes the fluid. If you do it yourself, you will save about 60 dollars, but you risk damage to your radiator.

you will need a hose and an adapter. you back out the lower, or upper cooler line for your trans, whichever is the easiest to get to, (Some trucks have an auxiliary engine oil cooler, but make sure you are flushing the trans lines) put the adapter into the rad where you removed the line, and put a hose from each one down into a bucket. Have about 14 qt's of ford trans fluid ready. Put the funnel into the trans dip stick, and start the engine. pour the qts into the dipstick tube while the old fluid is pumped into the bucket. When you have about two gallons pumped into the bucket shut the engine off and reattach the line into the radiator. start up the engine and check your level. Fill with additional fluid if needed.

note: some say you should drop the pan. two things, you only change half the fluid when you do it that way, and second if you need to change the filter because it is clogged, it is too late for the transmission. The filter is only there to protect the valve body, not keep the fluid clean.

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SOURCE: How do I reset the oil change light on a 2006

there are two types of displays heres both.hope this helps.for base instrument cluster.
1) press and release trip/reset button until setup menu hold reset displayed
2)press & hold trip/reset untilreset for sys check or sys check hold reset is displayed
3)release trip/reset button
4)press and release trip to scroll until hold reset if new oil is displayed
5)press and hold resetuntil oil life set to 100% and let button go you are done.
if you have a message center dash display then do this one. 1)push and release setup button until you see press reset to begin (2)press& release reset button until hold resetif new oil is displayed.(3)press and hold reset for 2secondsuntiloil set to 100%. done. hope this helps.

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SOURCE: 03 mercury mountaineer, service engine soon light

Your Service Engine Soon light has nothing to do with reminding you to change your oil. The light is controlled by the ECM (Computer) in your vehicle. It monitors various sensors in your engine and compares them to variables or programs that is in its memory. When something is not registering correctly or is outside of its parameters it will turn on a MIL(Malfunction Indicator Light)or in your case a Service Engine Soon light. You will need a OBD II ( On Board Diagnostic) reader or scanner to hook up to your diagnostic port under your driver's side footwell to read what code the ECM is putting out. Than with the code the mechanic can look up the code to see what part is sending a malfunctioning. The scanner can also read and erase the code too. You can have your code pulled up with a OBD II scanner for free from any AutoZone store.

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After changing the oil and filter, reset the monitor by proceeding as follows:

Turn ignition On, but do not start engine.

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Alero

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Turn the ignition to the ON position, engine OFF. Press the RESET button and release. The CHANGE OIL indicator will start flashing
2000: Press and release the RESET button again.
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Eighty-Eight,
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1991-93

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How often do i change the oil on a mercury mountaineer 2005?


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I drive a 1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5,0L and drive it about 1,500 miles annually. I use a synthetic blend oil and change my oil and oil filter twice a year. I change the oil in the spring so I have fresh oil for the hot summer driving season and I change my truck's oil in the fall after the hot summer driving season. Because my Mountaineer has a lot of miles on it, I use thinner oil in the winter 5/20 and thicker oil in the summer 10/20. I check my oil regularly and look at the color and feel the oil for grit. This has worked for me for many years and I have had good performance from my vehicles.

You can go on the different oil manufacture's websites and read their recommendations as well. There has been much debate about when to change the oil in a vehicle so you have to decide for yourself what schedule you want to follow.

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