99 Mercury villager sport,starts fine but when I put it in reverse or drive it dies, my son said the engine tilts forward when I put it in gear. Please help

Asked by Jan 18, 2015 at 03:14 PM about the 1999 Mercury Villager 4 Dr Sport Passenger Van

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Starts fine but when I put in reverse or drive it dies also the engine tilts forward when
putting in gears

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sounds like a possible broken motor mount. when the engine torques, something else shorts out and it dies.

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Get OEM engine mounts, not the aftermarket ones. Try oemfordparts.com replace right front and rear mounts, you van will drive as well as a brand new one. These mounts are notorious for going bad.

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