How do you replace orifice tube on a 1999 Ford Taurus?
This is the escort page not the Taurus page.
inside of the line that runs from the condenser to the evaporator. The orifice was not intended to be serviced separately, in other words, you are supposed to buy the whole line, but there are some aftermarket parts suppliers that have a service kit that you cut open the line, replace the tube, and clamp it back togther.
This issue is typically caused by a broken or jammed EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve). To remedy the problem, you must remove the old EGR valve and replace it. Attached is an Article from AutoZone on how to determine if it is the EGR valve and how to replace the EGR on a Generation 3 (1996-1999) Ford Taurus, It will also determine if your problem lays in other EGR components.
The Power Distribution Box ( which is " live " ) is located in the front of the engine compartment near the battery on a 1999 Ford Taurus . You can view the 1999 Ford Taurus owners manual ( which includes the P D Box diagram ) online at : www . motorcraft service . com ( no spaces ) Click on Owner Guides