Ford Taurus

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The Taurus is a vehicle manufactured by the Ford Motor Company. Introduced in 1986, it was initially offered as a mid-size vehicle. The Taurus is now offered as a full-size all-wheel drive vehicle.
Both turn signals work when they want to. The hazzard lights workjust fine. All bulbs are great. The turn signal indicator willflash inside the car for a few seconds and then stop. The outisdeturn signal lights stop too.
That is a statement, - what is the question .
I recently replaced both sides of the front struts, and just want to share my experience in hopes it helps others who are considering doing the same.
There are more sensors that feed information to the EC ( engine control)computer to regulate the gas mixture. The engine tenperature sensor is an important one. It may be telling the computer the engine is cold. Do some sensor testing work. The computer can be defective. You have to play detective...
NOTE: . Dropping the transmission pan will drain only 5-6 quarts of fluid. This leaves another 6 or so quarts in the torque converter, transmission lines, trans cooler (if equipped), and the radiator side-tank for trans fluid cooling. . The information below focuses on performing a fluid ...
Answer . I believe that you have nothing to be concerned with especially if it is summertime. It is common for cars to blow off more heat in the hotter parts of the year. There really isn't too much of a change in heat during the winter its just with the cold air around you it's hard to tell. If...
\nIf it has a pointer device and window on top of the steering wheel columm that has the letters P-R-D-2-1 or such it will have an automatic transmission
apply for a salvage or lost title at the department of motorvehicles
On the right side of the steering wheel.
Answer . Remove valve cover so you can observe when #1 intake is closed. Remove #1 spark plug and rotate engine manually until piston comes to the top of that cylinder. You will be able to feel with a wooden dowel or screwdriver
The Ford Taurus has been in continuous production for more than adecade (as of September 2014). Exact capacities are dependent onmodel year and engine type. The 2014 Ford Taurus with the 3.5L V6turbocharged has a service fill capacity of 6 quarts 5W30 withfilter, for example.
This is because when you turn the key it starts lights, radio, engine, etc. After you turn the car off it still needs a few minutes to turn off as the battery isn't extremely fast. When you come back in a hour it most definitely should have turned off or your car has a problem or you forgot to put...
Hey R==It is around $2000. It varies with the section of the country you live in. Call some local shops for estimates. GoodluckJoe
\n. \nRemove the radio using Ford radio removal tool. Remove screws holding the trim to the left of the radio. Pop off the headlight knob. Pop out the headlight switch trim. That will expose the screws to the instrument gauge trim. Remove the screws, then pull out the trim. Remove the four screws...
Sometimes they'll emit a high pitched noise before they go bad.. Is your engine running hot? Could be a bad thermostat.
1997 Ford Taurus Lower Control Arm also refered to as the A frame.. Jim Davis
\n. \nYou need a fuel line disconnect tool. No way to do it without one.
It is right behind the right front tire. http://www.taurusclub.com/forum/82-maintenance-repair/135753-gen-3-sho-alternator-replacement-how.html
If the sensor is bad I believe a check engine code will be stored. But if the distributor is chirping there will not be a code. You will hear a chirping sound like a loose belt coming from the drivers side of the engine near the air intake. The camshaft sensor and it's distributor are under the...
Answer . I believe it is in the left front (driver's side) fender, I had to pull the wheel and remove the wheel well cover to get to mine. (2000 Taurus sedan).. Answer . Taken directly from the service manual:\n. \nThe horn consists of one high-pitched and one low-pitched horn mounted behind the...
Refer to the Owners Manual for illustrated steps to checking and adding oil to your vehicle. See "Related Questions" below for more
It's in a package called the constant control relay module - CCRM - under a cover directly in front of the top of the radiator. See "Related Questions" below for more
It is on the drivers side of the firewall. It is a strange looking almost cylinder looking plastic contraption . Has one long bolt in the center, to remove and two side nuts. This rarely requires replacement.
Best Buy and Crutchfield will let you know which speakers will fit in your car. For example Infinity 6x8's will fit in the rear deck of your Taurus.
There are two methods in solving this automotive mechanicalprocedure. The most common and easiest is to install new lowercontrol arms which have bushings and the ball joints included aspart of one complete assembly. The OE replacement lower control armassembly for the 1995 Ford Taurus GL and GLX is...
According to the 2003 Ford Taurus Owner Guide ( 5W-20 )
It's a lot easier if you replace the entire compressor instead of the clutch. If you are not set up to measure the air gap necessary for the clutch or you do not have recovery equipment for the refrigerant I would suggest you take the vehicle to a certified service center that has all the tools and...
I had this problem on my Escape. I removed the EGR valve and noticed that a piece of trash was stuck in the valve keeping it from closing and causing this vacuum leak.. I took a screw driver and opened the valve to remove the trash.. This fixed it.
\nA sway bar is a torsion bar mounted laterally on a suspension and is designed to reduce side sway. The sway bar attempts to accomplish this by transferring movement from one side of the suspension to the other. This is done through the connection of a torsion bar to each side of an axle by...
Torque Converter Clutch system electrical failure. Replacing the torque converter lock-up solenoid may solve the problem.
This is probably a worn serpentine belt - the belt that runs all the extraneous engine devices such as the steering pump, water pump and air conditioner compressor. Check the underside of the belt for cracks...if there are more than a few cracks per inch, you should replace the belt before it fails...
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Many of the vehicles are driven by folks who really have no where to go, however If its 3:30 pm and you still see one of these on the road I can assure you they are going well over 10 mph, for they do not want to be late for dinner at 4!
Answer . You can rebuild a Master Cylinder but I would recommend you just purchase a rebuilt master cylinder for a quality auto parts store. This will ensure that it is done correctly. Remove the old one and replace with the new one. Bench bleed it before installing. Use only line wrenches to...
get a new one then bleed your brakes. A new Ford master cylinder must be bench bled before it is installed, or it will be impossible to bleed the system later.
Answer . \nI am having the same issue AFTER replacing the torque converter and switch in the transmission. My check engine light was coming on with the transaxle light and the code read to replace these items BUT the transaxle light is still coming on. I am still trying to get an answer on this!
On a 2002 Mercury Sable : The fuse panel is below and to the left of the steering wheel , by the brake pedal ( it has a cover on it ) Also , the power distribution box ( which is " live " ) is located at the front of the engine compartment , near the battery
In a 1995 Ford Taurus : ( there are 6 spark plugs ) for the 3.0 or 3.8 V6 engines
Could be a bad battery or else there is something drawing power like the radio if you have an ampmeter put it in series between the battery + and the + connection make sure everything in the car is switched off the reading you get should be less than one amp If the reading is less than one amp...
205/70/15 you can also use a 14. I've found, that when I go in to buy tires, they give me an option between 2 sizes, as either one will work just fine.
No the escape is an SUV and the Taurus is a town car
Open trunk. Remove the trunk liner. Remove the nuts holding the tail light assemblies in place. Remove the light assembly. Twist the bulb socket 1/4 turn and pull out. Replace bulb. Reverse procedure tin install.
You replace the cylinder . There are 3 holes on bottom of steering column. @ large and one small. Get a pick or small screwdriver and insert in smaller hole and "feel for a pin to depress" while turning lock cykinder from accesory to on. Once depressed the cylinder will pull right out. New cylinder...
Answer . Under the hood next to the radiator cowl.. Answer . The horns (2) on a 2002 Ford Taurus are inside the front driver side fender. You have to turn your front wheels to the right, remove a few screws and pull the plastic mud guard away from the fender. The horns are fastened to a bracket...
dome light stays on ford taurus
You can. of course just drop the pan and change the filter, then re-fill new fluid through the dipstick tube. I don't like that as it leaves a lot of old fluid in the torque convertor. To remove as much of the old fluid as possible, leave the pan on, remove a trans cooler line at the radiator, put...
I believe it is officially called a "wiper control module". It is located up under the dash right near the steering column, and it is mounted on a metal "tree" along with about another 5 modules. It is the largest of the modules on this "tree". The module is black plastic, about 4" x 3" x 1-1/2" in...
It could very well be the catalatic convertor on the engine. Have it checked out.
Answer . \nyou maybe needing to replace your speed sensor. mine is doing the same thing and that is what is wrong with it
The power window fuse (10amp, metric size) for a 2003 Ford Taurus is located in the #26 slot (far-right side, 4th down in regular fuse section).
1-----2-----3 4-----5-----6 front of Ford Taurus
Answer . \nYou must remove the oil pan.
On a 2004 Ford Taurus : The fuse panel is to the left and below of the steering wheel , by the brake pedal ( it has a cover on it ) and the Power Distribution Box ( which is " live " ) is located at the front of the engine compartment near the battery You can view the 2004 Ford Taurus owners...
The crankshaft position sensor is located on the front side of the engine block near the flywheel/driveplate
Originally, the highest capacity magazine available for the PT101 was 11 rounds. However, 13 and 16 round magazines have gone into production. At the moment, these aren't particularly easy to come by, but they are out there.
Hey Amanda==It probably is the motors but it will have to be checked out. goodluckJoe
\n. \nRemove the door trim panel and replace the door switch. If you leave the old one in there, you risk running your battery down.
Lift and safety jack the front of the car . Grab the wheel at the 12 and 6 o'clock positions and push/pull real hard . Look / feel for any movement at the point where the steering knuckle & lower control arm join together (that the lower ball joint) You might want to have someone give you a hand as...
It's attached directly to the brake pedal under the dash. There was a recall issued by Ford for them in early 2004, so you might be able to get it fixed for free at any Ford dealership. It depends if your vehicle was subject to the recall. If it wasn't, then the fix isn't too expensive, as the...
\n. \nRemove the brake caliper, caliper bracket, and rotor. Remove the bolt to the strut clamp. REmove the bolt to the ball joint. Remove the entire steering knuckle and take it to a machine shop. They can press out the old bearing and press in the new one. Repair shops have special pulling tools...
Answer . Bad rubber seal around trunk lid?
Answer . \nGas tanks don't release air when refueling. When you remove the gas cap, any pressure in the tank is released. If you're referring to gas "spitting" back out when pumping, try squezzing the pump handle a little less to slow the flow of gas into the tank.
ive had 2 2001 tauruses and they both had the same deal, its the coolant reservoir on passenger fender. they crack along bottom due to junk plastic. good luck
On a 1995 Ford Taurus : Both the 3.0 and 3.8 litre V6 engines havea timing CHAIN. The 3.4L in the Gen2 SHO has a timing belt thatmust be replaced at 100k miles. The engine pictured above is in aGen3(`96-`99) and the cam shafts tend to snap next to the lobes.when I buy one to keep for a while, I pull...
If you live in a cold climate, sometimes ice builds up under the wiper linkage and keeps it from moving. The wiper control and/or motor are damaged. See "Related Questions" below for much more about both
Answer . Ignition wires and the distributor cap need to be checked for cracks that allow cross flow of electricity from one wire to another. At night spray water on the wires and cap to see the sparks while engine is running. Replace wire set and cap as needed..
My Haynes book says that all Ford Taurus(es) & Mercury Sable(s) from 1986-1990 use Motorcraft Type F automatic transmission fluid for the power steering fluid. The transmission fluid doubles as the power steering fluid. FYI 1986 and 1987 automatic trans-axle fluid is Motorcraft Type H ...
dead battery, no spark / bad coil, bad plugs bad wires. no fuel / bad fuel pump / fuel rail.
For a 1991 Ford Taurus : According to my Chilton's Auto Repair Manual : ( 16.0 U.S. gallons or the optional extended range tank which is 18.6 )
The stop light switch may cause the problem. If not adjusted properly it will not allow the cruise to engage. Check that there is no contact with the switch (Plunger) while the brake is not being depressed.
Horsepower: 140 @ 3800 RPM torque : 215 @ 2400 RPM
check the fluid in your engine it might be low.
\nshoot a hole in the bottom of the car like in top gear.
Start with removing the door panel. The handle itself is mounted with a bolt or two. Disconnect the linkage that goes to the latch mechanism Reverse to install. While you have the door panel off, take a moment to grease the window track / regulator, and lubricate basically everything you can see...
were is the shift module on a 1997 Ford Taurus
Door may need adjusting. or weather stripping need replacement. Windshield may need to be re-sealed
Before Replacing - Check it out . Testing steps:. Remove the vacuum hose on the top of the EGR valve and plug it. . Connect a short hose to the EGR valve. . Start the car. . Now suck on the hose, or use an appropriate tool to apply suction to the line . this will open the EGR valve the...
Answer . Which Lincoln? The Taurus is FWD and most Lincolns are RWD, but the Continental (~'95-on) uses the AX4N transmission which shares the bellhousing bolt pattern with th e Taurus. It would bolt up, but I wouldn't suggest doing it.
The 2004 Ford Taurus takes 24" drivers side and 20" passenger side replacement windshield wiper blades and a 16" rear blade if applicable. See sources and related links below for more information. Since there are over 22 different wiper arm attachments, do not buy wipers just by length only. Be sure...
Answer . \nolder villagers have a problem with the transaxles valve body which causes a hard second gear-there are aftermarket shift kits that remedy this problem,needing to be installed by a competent transmission shop.I have been rebuilding ford automatics for twenty years and have seen this...
There should be a way to dim and brighten your dash lights. Its different for every car but if you turn it until it clicks your dome light should turn off. Dome llights are adjustable so make sure yours is in the position that when you close the door it turns off.
Disconnect both heater hoses from engine side, fabricate a fitting to attach a garden hose to one of the hoses coming from the heater, direct the other hose into a container, slowly turn on the water and flush until it runs clear, then reverse hoses and flush again until clear, reconnect hoses to...
i don't know about the Taurus but a thunderbird suspension will match up
A miss on one cylinder is caused by defective spark plug, plug wire, burnt valve, or blown head gasket. Replace all plugs and plug wires. If the miss is still there run a compression test.
yes you just have to change over cam position sensor crank sensor exhaust manafolds and upper intake and injectors also valve covers its not that hard block is the same
I'm not sure just what the question is, however, if the car is a 5 speed and you mean Clutch plate then you can't. The plate is part of the clutch assembly and is a wear item. In addition if your question means that the clutch pedal doesn't feel or function right, it also is not adjustable since...
The defrost function uses the A/C system to help draw humidity from the car. The air conditioning system draws its power from the engine. If it overdraws because it is low on refrigerant or other A/C problems it causes the engine to surge to compensate for the required power. Have your A/C serviced...
Answer . \nthe PVC vlave is located in a hole on the top of the valve cover next to the oil fill cap.