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How to lower front sub frame on 2002 mercury sable

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Support car place jack stands under sub frame. using an engine support to hold motor in place, disconnect anything that is attached to sub frame, ex: motor mounts. then unbolt sub frame bolts(4) and raise car to remove sub frame. note sub frame is heavy.

Posted on Jun 24, 2015

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SOURCE: front wheel drive it wont go into gear and oil sludge on the floor

I suppose you mean that there is oil on the floor where it is parked. It's the same as a Ford Taurus, and I suppose you have a 3.3 engine. Lack of oil in the transmission means that it won't go anywhere. If you fill the transmission with fluid, it will leak out again, but you might be able to drive the car - hopefully to transmission shop to fix it. If the car will not drive with fluid added, then it will have to be taken for repairs. What I do when I have a car that won't drive (and has driven to where it's parked) is to add 2 quarts of transmission fluid and then see if it will move. Normally this works & I can move it into my garage for work. Sometimes it takes 3 or so, but thats usually for full size or pickup transmissions. Rick

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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SOURCE: mercury sable 2002 serpentine belt change

There are also two serpentine belt types for the 2002 sable. The S and U type engine. Take the old belt with you the the parts store. As for the diagram, I googled it under images and about a dozen correct ones came up. Remember the 2002 sable is the same as the 2002 Tarus.

Posted on May 02, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 sable radiator overheating

It can be added to th overflow tank..
Do NOT open the radiator cap whaile hot..

When fluid s put into the overflow tank - it can be a bit slow going into the radiator..

Good luck !!

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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SOURCE: where is the fuel pump in 2002 Mercury Sable

it is in the gas tank you have to drop the tank and it goes down in the top although i would locate the filter on the frame rail first and replace it its cheaper and i reccomend you replace it anyway with a pump change

Posted on Aug 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Remove the right rear door panel in a Mercury Sable

Removed two screws from the perimeter of the door, one in the back edge and the other under the bottom. Remove one screw from the handle cup where the window switch is located. Placed some tape around the edge of the handle cup for protection against scratches and pried the cup out with a small putty knife. It is hard, but will pop out. Next I taped the paint around the door panel and used a flat bar to reach behind the panel and had enough of a gap to see the orange tabs and pried each one to remove the panel completely. The panel does not need to be lifted up to removed, just pull it straight off the door. A few tabs may still be holding, but will pop off with a bit of pressure.

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

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  • Start by lifting or jacking up the car and removing the front wheels. Once the car is safely supported, disconnect both tie rods from the steering knuckles.
  • The rear motor mount sits on top of the cross-member part of the sub-frame, and must be disconnected to allow the sub-frame to drop a few inches. Remove the three bolts attaching it to the center of the sub-frame - one in the back and two in the front near the back of the transmission.
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