How to Replace the Tension and Pulley on a 1997 Mercury Sable?

Answer The belt tensioner on your 1997 Mercury Sable keeps the serpentine belt tight on all of the pulleys. A belt tensioner in good working condition keeps the proper tension on the belt and keeps the be... Read More »

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How to Replace the Idler Pulley on a 1998 Mercury Sable?

The idler pulley on a 1998 Mercury Sable is used to maintain belt alignment. The bearings in the pulley are sealed and cannot be greased. If the pulley grinds or squeaks, it should be replaced as t... Read More »

How to Replace the Brake Light on My 1997 Mercury Sable?

Brake lights are red lights on the rear of a vehicle that light up when the brake pedal is depressed. Most modern vehicles have three brake lights: one in the rear window and one on each side of th... Read More »

The Tools Needed to Replace the Head Gaskets on a 1997 Mercury Sable?

The 1997 Mercury Sable head gasket can be a pain to replace, as doing so involves tearing the engine down to access the blown gasket. The tools required are going to be basic hand tools to access t... Read More »

How to Change an Idler Pulley on a 2001 Mercury Sable?

A bad idler pulley can cause issues with some of the major components of a 2001 Mercury Sable. The purpose of the belt is to run all the attached components off the main drive shaft. The idler pull... Read More »