Car won't start

Asked by Apr 11, 2017 at 11:40 AM about the 2005 Mercury Mountaineer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Battery keeps dying, good battery got it
tested today. Starter looks brand new,
haven't tested alternator, coolant countainor
is full of thick eggnog color gunck. Any
ideas?  Please help?

1 Answer

9,910

Was the car running rough before this happened...Has anyone put a radiator sealer in your radiator? You could have a blown head gasket but make sure to get 2 opinions before getting any expensive repairs

Your Answer

Mercury Mountaineer Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    580
  • #2
    kbro
    Reputation
    460
  • #3
    tuff4x4
    Reputation
    300
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Explorer
788 Great Deals out of 63,031 listings starting at $1,425
Used Mercury Mariner
36 Great Deals out of 1,273 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Expedition
383 Great Deals out of 21,774 listings starting at $1,500
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
876 Great Deals out of 71,274 listings starting at $995
Used Lincoln Navigator
93 Great Deals out of 5,071 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford Escape
1,122 Great Deals out of 85,004 listings starting at $999
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
630 Great Deals out of 36,905 listings starting at $1,800
Used Dodge Durango
270 Great Deals out of 20,369 listings starting at $999
Used Nissan Pathfinder
307 Great Deals out of 24,032 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford F-150
2,192 Great Deals out of 182,365 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Pilot
424 Great Deals out of 25,669 listings starting at $1,491
Used Toyota 4Runner
240 Great Deals out of 21,537 listings starting at $2,300
Used Lincoln Aviator
7 Great Deals out of 234 listings starting at $2,495
Used Cadillac Escalade
219 Great Deals out of 11,038 listings starting at $2,900
Used GMC Yukon
420 Great Deals out of 20,942 listings starting at $2,000

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Mercury Mountaineer For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 66 listings starting at $2,813
2009 Mercury Mountaineer For Sale
30 listings starting at $6,900
2008 Mercury Mountaineer For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 153 listings starting at $4,000
2007 Mercury Mountaineer For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 160 listings starting at $2,599
2006 Mercury Mountaineer For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 187 listings starting at $2,950

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.