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.
3 total : Two engine mounts and one transmission mount.
Try to grab the release mechanism , where the handle was, with a vice grip or pliers. Push down slightly on the emergency brake pedal to relieve pressure on the locking mechanism. You should be able to pull the release out.
I don't believe you can because the bottom of the door is curved around the rear wheel wells
Answer . \nIt is mounted to the timing cover, and any gasket can start leaking for any reason, including just plain old age. Gaskets are not infallible, they will leak from time to time.
Remove the upper intake. Don't try and go from underneath like I did. Took forever and couldn't get the wires on properly.
The fuel pump on a 2003 Ford Taurus is replaced by lowering the gastank, disconnecting the fuel lines, removing the wiring harness,and lifting the pump out of the tank. A new pump can then belowered into place and reattached.
Answer it is .044 Answer It totally depends on the engine. The information is in your Owners Manual. For the at least 2000-2003 (and likely many other years): Vulcan and Flex Fuel engines: .042-.046 Duratec 24v DOHC: .052-.056 See "Related Questions" below for more
On a 2001 Ford Taurus : You add brake fluid to the brake fluid reservoir , located in the engine compartment , on the drivers side of the engine compartment near the firewall * the firewall is the metal wall that divides the engine compartment from the passenger compartment *
According to the Owner Guide , Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid is used as the power steering fluid
Take the 2 wires on the relay off and run each into the interior of the car where a suitable switch can be installed. Take the 2 leads and hook them onto the switch. Make sure you have an inline 30 amp fuse installed.
My 96 Ford Taurus gl OHV had 2 when I pulled the exhaust off to replace the tyranny.
%REPLIES%\n. \n. \n Answer \n. \nMY first guess would b a ground problem-when U push the horn pad ,U are appling a ground-& there is a small ground clip on the steering coupler.IF te fuses are good.\n. \n Answer \n. \nthe air bag clock spring in the stearing coloum is open\n. \nI had the...
If you want to replace it, that's fine, however, that will be ALOT more costly. I had my original SRS module sent in for a reset. I just googled a company called and they reset mine for $55 and shipped it back to me free of charge, I hooked it up and worked fine for me. ...
NO.....any 96-99 Taurus SHO with a manual transmission was a conversion. There were no factory manual transmission cars.
yes but the interior most likely wont be the same
Right where the transmission dipstick goes. You will need a funnel
In centre front of the engine just above the starter. (I think they planned that so you can spill oil on the starter when you change the filter ).
You can view the 2000 Ford Taurus owners manual online at : www . motorcraft service . com ( no spaces ) Click on Owner Guides
I believe that is in the back of the alternator
drivers side look at the top radiator hose that runs down betweenbattery and engine. where the hose connects to engine you have toremove that housing and its inside. factory is 198 Fahrenheit
Have the coolant system pressure tested, the pressure test will increase the coolant leak.
The side kick panel is to the right of the floor where the passengers feet would be.
The starter relay is on top of the starter.
According to my Chilton book , it either has the ( 16 gallon tank ) or the optional extended range tank which is ( 18.6 gallons )
Answer . \nOn my 90 Olds Cutlass Supreme with a 3.1 V6 I had that problem. I think it was because the computer went out. The dash was digital and nothing showed up and when I left my foot off the gas it stalled.. Answer . \nMy 91 Lumina acted like that right before the fuel pump went. If I...
For a 2002 Ford Taurus : The thread on cap on the engine coolant reservoir is the pressure cap / radiator cap ( I believe the Motorcraft part number is RS-103 ) it's a 16 PSI cap
Answer . \nIt is called the "vehical speed sensor". If i remember correctly it about $35 dollars at rhe parts store. This sensor will make your car not shift out of first or hold out first a lot longer, and at times you may not have a speedo. It is located on the tranny directly below the intake...
More than likely a leak in the engine compartment somewhere..Especially if you turn the heat on and can smell you can be sure its coming from the front. If its only when the car is running then its probably along the fuel rail somewhere. If you can smell it just as strong when the car is off then...
The 1991 Taurus has the old OB1 system. The data connector is at the firewall ( under hood )on the passenger side. It consists of a 6 pin connector and a single pin self test connector. This vehicle can be self tested through the check engine light. You will need a manual for the procedure.
If the shifter will not come out of park, check the brake light fuse. The shifter release solenoid uses the brake light switch to unlock the shifter.
if the spark plug wires go down the middle of the valve cover, it is DOHC. The Intake Manifold will also say Duratec. The OHV motor will have the spark plug wires connecting on the bottom of the head near the exhaust manifolds..
36 R 3, 58 R 3 possibly 58 N or S. EVERSTART FROM WALMART ARE RATED HIGH by Consumer Reports. Change battery if your heater suddenly blows hot air and car alarm goes off.
All the solenoids for the transmission are inside the valve body. The side pan ( drives side ) on the transmission is the valve body cover. There is a manual lever position sensor at the transmission. This is at the end of the shifter cable at the transmission.
mondeo 1.8 mk3 right side of battery and there are 4 cubes 1st left side and under 1
Does the engine cooling fan come on at 230 degrees and turn off at 190 degrees? You could have a bad cooling fan, relay or sensor problem. If all of these check out you need to check for leaks and repair them. Also a stuck thermostat can be the bad apple.
The 2010 Ford Taurus takes 26" driver side and 20" passenger side replacement wiper blades. 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 to lookup exact wiper blade part numbers by...
The 1996-2009 Ford Taurus takes 24" driver side and a 20" passenger side replacement wiper blades on the front positions. Rear Wipers: . 2004-2007: 16" . 2003: 16" or 18" (measure) . 1996-2002: 18" See sources and related links below for more information. Since there are over 22 different...
The 1989-1995 Ford Taurus takes 20" replacement wiper blades on both sides front and a 14" or 15" rear wiper blade. 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 to lookup exact wiper...
usually right behind or somewhere near the thermostat housing.
In a 1997 Ford Taurus : The 3.0 L , " Vulcan " V6 engine ( which is an Over Head Valve / pushrod design engine ) has ( 1 timing CHAIN ) Also , the 3.0 L , " Duratec " V6 engine has ( 1 timing CHAIN to each cylinder head , so there are 2 timing CHAINS )
There is not a valve that regulates the flow of coolant through theheater core. The Taurus/Sables never had one like that. Coolant flows through the heater core at all times, no matter thetemperature setting. Temperature adjustments are made by controlling how much air flowsthrough the always hot...
The first thing to check is the spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap and rotor. Failing spark plugs/ wires are a common cause for a poor cold start condition. There may be a problem with the coolant temperature sensor. Have the sensor checked and the vehicle scanned, but don't over look...
You can get a 1999 Ford Taurus 3.0 liter engine vacuum diagram fromFord service manuals. The service manuals will be available, forfree, at most local libraries.
In a 2004 Ford Taurus : The 3.0 L , " Vulcan " V6 engine has ( 1 timing CHAIN )
First find your tentionor pully thenloosen it pull the belt off the other pullies and when you put it back on there will be a diagram on the left bottom side of the hood under the hood if this dont help E-mail at
If you have coolant coming out of the exhaust. You have either a blown head gasket, a cracked head, or a cracked block. This can totally ruin your motor.
below the dash on the drivers side and is above the left kick panel.
The most common problem would be a valve lifter not pumping up. Of more concern would be the valve seat in the #4 cylinder going bad. Escorts have had this very common problem for years.
the power antenna is located on right front. I jacked my car, and removed the right front wheel. Then there are some small screws which are keep the inner fender plastic. unscrew them. You can reach with your hand the power antenna. Unplug the power wire, and the antenna wire, and unscrew those...
Open the tailgate and you will see two Phillips head screws holding the light bulb fixture to the body.Just remove these two screws and pop out the fixture (you may have to jiggle it back and forth as it has a locating pin).Change appropriate bulb and reinstall.
A Taurus auto that will not shift from the column shifter isusually due to a transmission issue. Transmission's are anexpensive fix. Shop around before committing to one mechanic.
Manual vehicle have a timing mark located on the transmission you have to find it look for a small inspection hole and find mark but before hand you have to find the advance sensor usually right above the transmission and check timing that way if it's a automatic you have to look all the way on the...
12.2 quarts motorcraft mercon/v atf. Answer . The specifics for each model year can be found in the Owners Manual - See "Related Questions" below for more . See "Related Questions" below for much more about transmission fluids - from fluid type to changing to filters
The PVC on a 2003 Ford Taurus 6cyl. Duratec engine. I made a tool out of a 3/4 inch PVC plastic pipe i got from Home Depot. I took the new PVC car part and matched it up with the end of the square plastic part by filing out the corners of the pipe and fitting it over the end of the sguare part of...
In a 1997 Ford Taurus : The 3.0 liter " Vulcan " V6 engine has ( 1 timing CHAIN )
I believe its mercon v. I have a 1990 Ford Taurus sho as well. But my question is how many quarts does it take?
On a 1998 Ford Taurus : The power distribution box ( which is " live " ) is located at the front of the engine compartment , near the battery
If it is not on the side of the distributor, then it is most likely between the firewalls. Check on the passenger side inside the vent cover that is around the wiper. It is attached to a heat-sync that is held with two nuts located on the engine side of the firewall.
Disconnect the battery and then reconnect it. Or bring it to an auto parts store and they can hook it up to the tester that they have for it, tell you what's wrong with it, and then it will reset.
if you're under the hood, look at all the pulleys. the big one in the back, that is the one you will need to get to. I am not well with the proper terms or even tools, however, when you go to tighten it, it will turn towards the front of the car. at that time, you can get the belt off. Remember the...
Answer . Add to radiator - but be careful some of these products will seal the heater core
On a Ford Taurus ( V6 engines ) firewall 1-----2-----3 4-----5-----6 front of vehicle > driver
Check Fuses, Replace Bulbs, Replace Shift Position Sensor. End of solution
either the fuel gauge needs replacing or the fuel gauge sending unit in the fuel tank is stuck
According to the 2001 Ford Taurus Owner Guide : ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For the 3.0 liter " Vulcan " V6 engine and its flex fuel version ( .042 to .046 inch spark plug gap ) -----------------------------------------------...
Remove the front tires. . There are two bolts holding the brake assembly together(housing and piston assembly). These are located on the back sideof the assembly, about a 15 mm box wrench should do the trick.Remove these two bolts and the assembly will split into two pieces. . Pull up on middle...
5W-20 , according to the Owner Guide
According to one of the Ford websites : For a 1993 Ford Taurus : 3.0 liter " Vulcan " V6 engine and 3.8 liter V6 engine ( Motorcraft FL-400-S engine oil filter )
Coming out of where, when, what color, smell, ect. More information needed.
It is located underneith the battery on drivers side take off the splash guard off the under side of car take the bracket bolt out then take the battery holder out theit is a bolt holding the brackett on their once their out the thing will slide right out
Trouble code P0302 means:Cylinder 2 misfire detected
I am pretty sure you can pop the hood and open the fuse box. Read the diagram and it should tell you which paticular fuse you can pull to bypass the security system. I had to do it to my wife's Dodge Avenger, so I hope it is the same with your car. Good Luck!
In the Power Distribution Box in your engine compartment ( PD BOX is " live " ) Relay # 29 is the fuel pump relay ( it's beside relay # 25 which is the A/C clutch relay )
I think, it hasn't. Only the wiring harness has. Well it's not correct. The Ford pigtail connectors has a part number.
this could be due to defective or clogged thermostat
Answer . \nYou need to support the engine when removing any mounts. The mounts bolt to the engine, and bolt to the unibody of the car. You can find the locations of all of the engine mounts by hunting around the engine bay or by picking up a Chiltons and Haynes manual.
%DETAILS%. Answer . It is very possible that you have a clogged catalytic converter..
No, the broken coil spring affects the vehicle's ride height. The front coil springs should be replaced on both sides to ensure the front height is even. Check with your local dealership to see if there is a recall for broken front coil springs for your vehicle - have your VIN number available.
That light doesn't just flash. It flashes the airbag fault code. It flashes X times, than wait 1 seconds, and flashes Y times. Wait 3 seconds, and start it again. It means the fault code is XY. You have to check all connectors, and wires. If there is something wrong, you have to repair it....
Answer . \nfront or either side of front of vehicle - position floor jack under front frame lift points\n. \nrear or either side of rear of vehicle - position jack under the pinch point notches
It is likely that the head on the cassette player is out ofalignment. It takes a professional to repair that issue.
Answer . \n1-4-2-5-3-6 for the 3.0 & 3.8 V6.\n. \nThe distributor rotates clockwise on the 3.0 & counterclockwise on the 3.8
%DETAILS%. Answer . have you flushed your radiator or changed the thermostat it could be stuck.
That's your traction control switch If the traction control has been switched off the switch will illuminate
For the DOHC motor look behind the dipstick tube for a single wire sensor.
According to the 1997 Ford Taurus Owner Guide : It came from the factory with a 50 / 50 mix of distilled water and GREEN color antifreeze ( meeting Ford specification ESE-M97B44-A )
Answer . Check for a cracked head or damaged head gasket. If the engine overheated at all when the reservoir was damaged, it could cause serious damage to the engine. A damaged head gasket or cracked head could cause the coolant to blow out of the cooling system even when the engine isn't very...
Answer . I had the same problem with my 90 buick century, Replacing the temperature sensor did the trick, it is located above and behind the water pump..
On a 2001 Ford Taurus : ( No ) it doesn't have FAIL - SAFE COOLING like some of the newer Ford vehicles may have