How to Replace a Prop on a Mercury 50HP?

Answer It is very important to use the proper pitch propeller on your 50-horsepower Mercury outboard. Too low a pitch makes it difficult to accelerate and get the boat on-plane or pull skiers, and will al... Read More »

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How to Replace a Mercury PCM?

The powertrain control module, or PCM, in the Mercury Sable reads information sent via voltage from certain sensors to figure the proper fuel flow rate required to maintain the proper air-to-fuel r... Read More »

How to Replace a Tie Rod in a Mercury Cougar?

When you find that the steering of your Mercury Cougar is off, and doesn't resolve after an alignment, it may be time to change your tie rods. The tie rods connect the steering knuckle to the wheel... Read More »

How to Replace a Tie Rod End in a Mercury Cougar?

Replacing the tie rod ends are necessary when your Mercury Cougar just doesn't track straight, not even after an alignment. Bent or damaged tie rod ends can effect the steering, thanks to the tie r... Read More »

How to Replace the Fan in a Mercury Cougar?

Your Mercury Cougar may have an electrically operated or a mechanical (belt driven) engine cooling fan. These steps apply to all Mercury Cougar models with an electric engine cooling fan, and can b... Read More »