MY 99 COUGAR 2 DR V6 STARTED LUGGING THIS ...

  • Tiny
  • stefcleave
  • 1999 Mercury Cougar
  • 129,393 miles

My 99 cougar 2 dr v6 started lugging this morning. Also at the same time my speedometer stopped working. I stomped on the gas a couple times and the lugging stopped for a second and speedometer started. When I had the chance I took it to 60 and everything was working right. Once in town and second or third gear the lugging started and speedometer stopped. Any ideas?

Friday, February 1st, 2013 AT 8:42 PM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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  • 42,116 posts

Scan or codes and check fuel pressure first. Your vehicle speed senosr may ahve quit working causing the luggin and speddo to quit or there may be a short in the wires. But youshold have a code or your check engine light will be on.

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Friday, February 1st, 2013 AT 9:24 PM
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  • stefcleave
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I had it scanned and got nothing. My check engine light was on but that was for the O2, as soon as he reset it it stayed off.

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Friday, February 1st, 2013 AT 9:58 PM

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