My 2002 cougar will not transfer power to the drive wheels when I let out the clutch

Asked by Jul 07, 2015 at 07:21 AM about the 2002 Mercury Cougar

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Engine running fine, when I push in the clutch and shift into gear and let out the clutch the  
car only starts to roll very very slowly and the motor can still rev up in rpm with very little
power getting transferred to the drive wheels. Is this a bad clutch, it just happened all in
one day went from good to bad.

2 Answers

65,475

Sounds like the clutch disc or pressure plate is bad. Does it make any unusual noises?

No noises that are out of the normal.... Just won't put power into the drive wheels. I was thinking clutch but did not have any real experiance with this. and was looking for some thoughts. Thanks

Your Answer:

Mercury Cougar Experts

  • #1
    lisagayle
    Reputation
    2,240
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    830
  • #3
    Jessica Cornelison
    Reputation
    610
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
260 Great Deals out of 37,873 listings starting at $1,350
Used Ford Thunderbird
18 Great Deals out of 1,078 listings starting at $6,498
Used Chevrolet Corvette
86 Great Deals out of 15,056 listings starting at $3,620
Used Chevrolet Camaro
233 Great Deals out of 27,354 listings starting at $2,077
Used Chevrolet Impala
384 Great Deals out of 25,757 listings starting at $950
Used Mercury Grand Marquis
22 Great Deals out of 1,233 listings starting at $1,799
Used Pontiac Firebird
3 Great Deals out of 675 listings starting at $4,700
Used Ford F-150
2,356 Great Deals out of 208,288 listings starting at $998
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,788 Great Deals out of 154,391 listings starting at $1,000
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
9 Great Deals out of 1,755 listings starting at $800
Used Jeep Wrangler
239 Great Deals out of 16,668 listings starting at $3,000

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.