Specifications for the 1996 Mercury Cougar XR7 3.8?

Answer The 1996 Mercury Cougar XR7 is a coupe that comes only in one trim level. The Cougar was first released by Ford in the 1960's and was discontinued after the 2002 model hit the market. The 1996 Coug... Read More »

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How to Change a Thermostat in a 1996 Mercury Cougar?

The 1996 Mercury Cougar XR7 utilizes a mechanical thermostat inside the intake manifold to regulate the operating temperature of the antifreeze inside the engine. Over time, the thermostat becomes... Read More »

How to Compare a 1999 Mercury Cougar With a 2002 Cougar?

The 1999-2002 Mercury Cougar marked a major redesign for the model and the first example of Ford's new "Edge" styling. Appearing as a compact, front-wheel-drive coupe in 1999, the new styling was a... 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 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 »