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1) Turn key from OFF to ON eight times within 10 seconds ending in the ON position.

2) After doors lock then unlock, press any button on the
remote being programmed.

3) The doors should lock/unlock to confirm programming.

4) Turn key to OFF and door locks should cycle one last time.

1996 Mercury... • Answered on Jan 01, 2020


Do a complete P.S. fluid flush. Running the system when low can burn the fluid.

1996 Mercury... • Answered on Mar 01, 2018


you can get one from a dealer spares that will allow you to see what it looks like and find it in the vehicle I consider that the dealer may be touching your wallet as a reprogram of the immobilizer is all that is necessary

1996 Mercury... • Answered on Nov 03, 2017


If no check engine light then you have a failing transmission which is unfortunately common in this year.

1996 Mercury... • Answered on Jul 15, 2017


have vehicle scanned for trouble code the code will give area of problem --most likely problem with a sensor or a hub going bad after scanning you can pull the fuse for abs so you have normal braking

1996 Mercury... • Answered on Jun 08, 2017


If all the items you listed were replaced then you have either a ground breach where no ground is reaching the negative post of the headlamps or there is no power source connection. Start with verifying power to the headlamp switch. If yes, verify power from the relay. If yes, verify power to the terminal at the headlamp. If yes, start with the ground circuit. If there is no ground connection you can save years of frustration by fabricating a new ground circuit from the body to the headlamp ground terminal. I'm going o get frowned upon for that but, hey, if it works for the time being, right?

1996 Mercury... • Answered on Oct 23, 2016


Taking a wild guess here but could be a theft system problem.

1996 Mercury... • Answered on Oct 22, 2016


speed sensor failure Symptoms of a P0500 DTC may include : loss of anti-lock brakes the "anti-lock" or "brake" warning lamps on the dash may be lit the speedometer or odometer may not work properly (or at all) your vehicle's RPM limiter may be decreased the shifting of an automatic transmission may become erratic other symptoms may also be present Read more at: https://www.obd-codes.com/p0500 Copyright OBD-Codes.com

1996 Mercury... • Answered on Oct 15, 2016


you get a key and fob or buy a new steering colunm and body control module

1996 Mercury... • Answered on Sep 05, 2016


It sounds like you may have a defective ignition starter switch. It is located near the bottom top of the steering column under the dash.

1996 Mercury... • Answered on Jun 14, 2016


sounds like a cracked Vacuum line to the Heater door

1996 Mercury... • Answered on Mar 02, 2016


I'm not 100% on this one but 99.9% sounds like the body control module was reset. The car would have to be brought to the dealer to SYNCH the BCM & security system. Possibly just SYNCH just the remotes to the car. Good Luck, Frank M

1996 Mercury... • Answered on Feb 21, 2016


there is a fuel pump relay in the fuse box. but have you checked the fuel pump safety shut off switch. the car has automatic shut off if your in a crash. sometime hitting a bad bump in the road will cause it to trip. it will have a little pop up button that needs to be pushed back down. it can be located several place in a car but usually in the trunk

1996 Mercury... • Answered on Apr 17, 2015


Its depend on the electrical in youf car brand new car 5 to 6 years after 3 year your lucky if you reach 4

1996 Mercury... • Answered on Apr 14, 2015


Most likely the fuel pump is ok, but there is likely air in the fuel line that you need to bleed off under the hood. It is possible that the fuel pump went bad, and the way to know is to check the fuel pressure (same place you bleed it under the hood). The fuel pump is in the tank, so it's a real pain to change.

1996 Mercury... • Answered on Apr 12, 2015

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