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Answer:I had the same problem with my Taurus and found out that the vss (vehicle speed sensor) was sending a faulty signal to the transmission.

autozone has it for $30.00 and it takes about 15 min. to put in.

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Q: What would cause 1997 Taurus to shift one day and not the next Doesn't shift out of first but for seemingly no reason next start up will shift just fine?
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