Car Stall problems of the 1999 Mercury Cougar
12 problems associated with car stall have been reported for the 1999 Mercury Cougar.
Car Stall problem #1
The car is a 1999 Mercury Cougar. While driving vehicle idles and stalls unexpectedly which may cause a crash. Also vehicle experiences a no start condition. Dealer cannot determine the cause of the problem. It was 07/01/1999 when this car stall issue happened.
Car Stall problem #2
The vehicle was a 1999 Mercury Cougar. The vehicle identification number (VIN) of this Mercury Cougar is 1ZWHT61LXX_. Car stalls for no apparent reason. It will lose power as if out of gas. Rpm's will rev up high and car will act as if it is in neutral. While traveling at 70mph , the car would hesitate severely and act as if it was going to shut down. It would continue to drive , but speed would get slower and slower but the rpm's would keep going up and down. When car completely stalls , it becomes very difficult to get it started again. Once it is started, it will drive fine for about another week. The car has stalled at different speeds and totally unexpected. It has happened four times and the car becomes hard to control in traffic. The dealer has been unable to duplicate the problem, therefore unable to fix it. Other minor problems have been the hatch not opening due to leaking strut. Took 2 atempts by the dealer before problem was solved. Cd player went out and sun roof would not open. This car stall issue occurred Tuesday, Apr. 4, 2000.
Car Stall problem #3
The car involved was a 1999 Mercury Cougar. The vehicle identification number (VIN) of the car was 1ZWST61L1X_. Intermittently vehicle will stall out and die without warning.
Car Stall problem #4
The car involved is a 1999 Mercury Cougar. Vehicle stalls. When driving in rain and hit a puddle ,vehicle will stall. Also, when hitting a bump wheel will lock/ lights will come on, and vehicle will stall. Contacted dealer, and dealer stated could not find anything wrong. This issue happened on Jul. 27, 1999.
Car Stall problem #5
The vehicle having this issue was a 1999 Mercury Cougar. The VIN of the car is 1ZWFT61LXX_. The timing chain failed & broke, resulting in extensive damage to the car's engine. Car lost power & stalled on a state highway. According to independent reports from (2) repair shops, premature failure of the timing chain was indicated, resulting in thousands of dollars worth of damage to the engine - heads & valves. This car stall problem happened on Tuesday, March 19, 2002.
Car Stall problem #6
The vehicle is a 1999 Mercury Cougar. Vehicle identification number (VIN) of the vehicle is 1ZWFT61L3X_. 01 v 031 000/battery cable routing: vehicle has an ongoing problem with stalling. Vehicle been to the dealer for repairs ,and the problem still occurring. Feel free to provide any further information. The failure date was Monday, January 10, 2000.
Car Stall problem #7
The car is a 1999 Mercury Cougar. The engine made a very loud rattle and then stalled. The dealer stated the engine blew due to defective pistons and rods. This issue happened on 03/03/2003.
Car Stall problem #8
The car involved is a 1999 Mercury Cougar. The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) was 1ZWFT61L7X_. Problems with vehicle's trunk coming unlatched from the inside. The horn was also inoperative, the vehicle stalled, and there was a constant problem with the blower/fan. The consumer requested to be reimbursed for the repair cost of the blower. There was a recall regarding the heater blower resistor, however the dealer stated the vehicle identification number wasn't included in the recall.
Car Stall problem #9
The vehicle involved was a 1999 Mercury Cougar. The car had a crash. While driving between 35 to 40 mph vehicle stalled. This caused loss of steering and brake power. Consumer lost the control of the vehicle, and was involved in a front end collision. Upon impact, neither of the air bags deployed. This issue happened on Monday, May 3, 2004.
Car Stall problem #10
The car is a 1999 Mercury Cougar. While driving any speed, the vehicle would hesitate/surge forward before stalling. The consumer managed to pull over and restart the vehicle. The dealership will be notified. Please provide more information. This issue happened on Nov. 9, 2004.
Car Stall problem #11
The vehicle having this issue was a 1999 Mercury Cougar. There was crash involved with this Mercury Cougar. The VIN of the car is 1ZWFT612XX_. 1. Car began to lose power and the steering wheel began to lock up and lights began flickering on the dash. 2. The car stalled in the fast lane on a busy freeway. The consequence was a small truck rear-ended the back of the car and it was totaled. One person had busted lip in truck and one in the car had busted forehead and blackened eyes with back injuries and the other one had back and stomach extreme pains and legs. 3. Nothing could be done at this point-the car always had problems. Too bad, I was not aware of all of the recalls--maybe that would not have helped either. This car stall problem happened on Thursday, Jun. 8, 2006.
Car Stall problem #12
The VIN of this Cougar is 1ZWFT61LXX_. There was crash involved with this problem. 1999 Mercury Cougar seat back failure during rear-end collision. Cougar stalled on busy freeway ending in rear totaled car collision. The driver's seat went completely down and upon seats in the backseat. This was two defects. Injuries were neck and back pains, three bumps to the head resulting in two black eyes. My advice to all 1999 Cougar owners-get rid of the car, by way of junkyard-this is an extremely dangerous vehicle and one will not know until an accident happens. It was 07/08/06 when this car stall issue occurred.
Other Engine And Engine Cooling related problems of the 1999 Mercury Cougar:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Gasoline Engine problems||12|
|Car Stall problems||12|
|Check Engine Light On problems||10|
|Engine Belts And Pulleys problems||5|
|Engine Noise problems||3|
|Engine And Engine Cooling problems||2|
|Engine Stall problems||2|
|Engine Exhaust System problems||2|
|Engine Failure problems||2|
|Radiator Hose problems||2|
|Engine Cooling System problems||2|
|Catalytic Convertor problems||2|
|Emission Control problems||1|
|Manifold/header/muffler/tail Pipe problems||1|
|Engine Funny Noise problems||1|