The cheapest way is to do the job yourself. These cars were known to have gasket failures. A lot of times the gasket would allow coolant to leak into the oil. If your dipstick looks like a milkshake, chances are you have done some damage to bearings in the engine. You might not hear anything until a few months later.
As far as stopleak or dropping an egg into rad, I cant see any cheap way to do this job. The problem is you are trying to seal combustion chamber pressures from the cooling system, and visa versa. ........
I had good results from 2 small containers of alumaseal from discount auto supply.
I had this problem. I tried bars leak 3 times, didn't work. Did the head job, and then the oil pump died. We were told the bars leak probably did it. Also Bars leak killed the thermostat, had to replace it (but since the headgasket blew, change it anyway). It can also damage the heater coil.
No cheap way. The head set gasket set is 55 out the door, and the Haynes repair manual is 15. If you want JUST the head gasket (not a good idea) they're 17.00.
The one other thing is the bolts are Torque to Yield, you need to spend the 30 bucks extra for new head bolts. Also, you need RTV gasket maker too.
Replacing the head gasket on any vehicle is a long and complicated process, however if you wish to see basic step-by-step instructions go to the related question on the right side of the page "How do you replace a head gasket?"
There is only one fix. Remove and replace the gasket. This is a major repair that should only be attempted by an expert.
The cost to replace a head gasket for a 2003 Ford Taurus varies depending on the quality of parts and what is charged for labor. Average costs for the job can run anywhere from $200-$450.
ballpark $1500 sight unseen
were is the shift module on a 1997 Ford Taurus
Begin by removing the cable from the bottom of your 1997 Ford Taurus antenna. Remove the antenna retaining nuts. Reverse the process to install your new antenna.
The price for replacing a reservoir in a 1997 Ford Taurus varies by retailer. As of 2014 they average between 19.50 to 26.99.
on 1991 ford taurus 3.8 how do you replace a timing cover
The approximate cost to change an oil pan gasket, on your Ford Taurus, is $125. The oil pan gasket can be purchased for $10.
need diagram of the sepentine belt and how it go on.
how do you replace the freeze plugs between the transmision and motor on a 1997 f150 5.4
I just had the timing cover gasket on my 2000 Ford Taurus replaced...Cost of Repair was $513
there it is http://mywiperblades.com/1997-ford-taurus-wipers.htm
This is the escort forum not the ford taurus.
how do I replace a parking lamp (left) on a 1996 Ford Taurus
as long as you have an the sAME TRANSMISSIONS THEY WILL BE INTGERCHANGABLE.
no do not recommend tranny will start slipping just drain and fill or drop pan and replace filter and gasket
How do you replace freeze plug 1999 Ford Taurus?
cost to replace a head gasket
how to remove a fender on 99 taurus
Yes , one of Ford's websites lists a knock sensor for the 3.4 liter SHO engine in a 1997 Ford Taurus
thermostat on a ford 2002
It's part of the main transmission body. Replaceing the entire trans is usually easiest.
There are ( 2 ) exhaust manifolds on your 1997 Ford Taurus V6 engine
Yes, all Ford Taurus lug bolt patterns are the same 1986-2007.
singal relay where 2001 Taurus