It all depends on the way the vehicle was maintained and the kind of driving. City driving, starting the engine every couple miles and never letting it completely warm up will be very hard on an engine and it might be through in 50,000 miles, but not likley. Highway miles, where you go 500 or 600 miles consistently before you shut it off, and change the oil and perform other necessary maintenance regularly, a vehicle like that can go for several hundred thousand miles.
( fuse # 21 ) is a 20 amp fuse for the cigarette lighter on a 1996 Mercury Sable
The 1996 Mercury Sable the OBD 2 connector is under drivers dash next to kick panel
The most common cause for a 1996 Mercury Sable not starting is a dead battery. The second most common cause for the automobile not to start is a lack of fuel.
Check the fuse
It was the starter
No, a Generation 2 (1992-1995) Taurus/Sable Windshield will NOT fit a Generation 3 (1996-1999) Ford Taurus/Sable.
6 x 8
Yes, it does.
On a 1996 Mercury Sable : The thread on cap on the engine coolant reservoir is the pressure cap / radiator cap
An oil leak on a 1996 Mercury Sable may be caused by a hole in the filter or oil pan. These parts can be replaced at any auto parts store. A mechanic will be able to pinpoint the exact location of any leak.
On a 1996 Mercury Sable : The fuel pump shut off switch ( inertia switch ) is in the trunk , behind the trunk liner on the passenger side ( there is an access hole )
To replace the 1996 V6 Mercury Sable climate control and take out the old control, you will need to remove the covering below the steering wheel and dashboard. Then, access the climate control in the instrument panel and remove the old control.
16 gallons ( U. S. )
No, different bolt pattern.
According to the 1996 Mercury Sable owners manual :It came from the factory with a 50 / 50 mix of distilled water and GREENcolor antifreeze ( meeting Ford specification ESE-M97B44-A )
The 3.0 liter " Duratec " V6 engine used in the 1996 Mercury Sable has ( 1 timing CHAIN to each cylinder head , so there are 2 timing CHAINS )
On a Mercury Sable : firewall 1-----2-----3 4-----5-----6 front of vehicle > driver
Around 3,400 lbs for a sedan and 3,550 for a wagon circa 1996-2006.
( 5W-30 ) is the preferred oil , according to the Owner Guide