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The Ford Taurus is an automobile manufactured by Ford in the United States. Now in its sixth generation, it was originally introduced in the 1986 model year, and has remained in near-continuous production for more than two decades.

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Hunting idle following head gasket replacement

I have a 1999 Ford Taurus in which I recently performed a head gasket replacement on as well as a couple other parts - water pump, thermostat, etc. EDIT: The car has a 3.0L V6 OHV Engine - Gas Only - ...
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2000 Ford Taurus ABS reluctor ring grinding on lower ball joint

My Taurus started to make a grinding noise in the front. When I looked at it I could see the ABS reluctor ring was grinding on the lower ball joint. My plan is to replace the axles/reluctor rings, but ...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE, Vulcan engine - Chirping sound from intake manifold, car stalling out?

Over the past 2 weeks or so my car has been making a chirping sound near the intake manifold and the accelerator. The chirping sound comes and go, and about a week ago I had an issue where my car ...
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2004 ford taurus motor knocking when car starting

I have a 2004 ford taurus se. When i start my car up there is a raddle. On a scale from 1-10 the raddle is a 6 deep but not alarming. Well as soon as I start my vehicle the raddle quiets. Has anyone ...
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Power Steering Failure on 2008 Ford Taurus

2008 Ford Taurus SE, 123K miles Symptoms Hard to turn – seems to be left of center (get to left of center, harder to turn left; hard to turn right until you break right of center). No leaks ...
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2010 ford taurus starting problems

I have a 2010 Ford Taurus. It will not crank. When turned to the start position I hear the click but it does nothing. I just replaced the battery 2 weeks ago. All lights, radio, and AC work, but car ...
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2005 Ford Taurus Cruise Control and Horn Not Working

I have already checked the most obvious things I believe. The fuses are all good and the horn relay clicks when I press the horn. The cruise control servo spins freely by hand. The cruise control ...
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diagnosing battery drain -ford Taurus 97 - fuse 23

pulling out fuses one at a time, i isolated the leak to: fuse 23 - leaking off-scale (> 250mA at 12V) - "Wiper system,variable assist steering, remote entry, anti-theft" fuse 24 - leaking ~180mA - "...
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02 Taurus no acceleration, miss shifting, and no power

I have a 2002 Taurus 3.0 OHV. I'm getting no acceleration, miss shifting, and no power. I installed a new EGR control valve, differential pressure sensor, air filter, and coolant temperature sensor, ...
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Creaky Cruise Control - 99 Ford Taurus Sedan

I had been hearing creaking noises in the front of my car for awhile and it seemed like it was when applying the brake. I had had my brakes adjusted recently, so I assumed it was related. However, ...
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Minor oil leak and very little white smoke

I have a 2000 Ford Taurus (engine is a 24 overhead cam) and lately we've noticed a bit of oil on the engine and intake valve, along with the occasional, barely visible white smoke. It starts and runs ...
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Ford Taurus Grinding Sound Slowed Movement

Not sure what is going on, but my 2009 Ford Taurus SE is acting up. It feels as though I'm losing power and unable to accelerate, and some times it grinds and the traction control light flickers. The ...
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Does a puddle of Seafoam cleaner indicate a vacuum leak?

Engine is "skipping", cutting out or what seems like a misfire (?) every once and a while. (Even more so when the AC is on). To start, did the SeaFoam throttle body cleaner, as shown here: How ...
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2017 Ford Taurus AWD PTU oil change, how to?

Ford says fluid in PTU will last the life time of the vehicle. I donor believe that be true because all fluids need to be changed at some point.
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2002 Ford Taurus shakes and dies at idle and has a gas smell at high speed

My mother has a 2002 Taurus that keeps giving her problems. The latest issue is it shakes very badly and dies at idle and at very slow speeds when breaking. If she gets it going up to highway speeds ...
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