How to Replace the Ignition Coil in a Mercury Cougar?

Answer The Mercury Cougar, regardless of engine type, relies on a distributorless ignition system (DIS) to start the car. In a DIS, an ignition module contains the ignition coil rather than a distributor,... Read More »

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How to Replace the Ignition Coil in a Mercury Villager?

The components of the distributor ignition system on a Mercury Villager vary depending on the year of the model. In 1993 to 1998 models, the distributor houses the spark plug and coil wires. Mercur... Read More »

How to Make an Ignition Key for a 2002 Mercury Cougar?

With modern technology, you can take the ignition key for your 2002 Mercury Cougar to almost any hardware store and have a duplicate key made for a few dollars. The store clerk clamps the key onto ... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot the Ignition System in a Mercury Cougar?

You definitely want to look after a Mercury Cougar's ignition system, since it is a discontinued model. The good news is that whether it has a distributor or not, the basics on troubleshooting a Co... 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 »