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Why won't my 2001 Ford Taurus start after we replaced the water pump.
Hello. I would need to know if the engine is cranking or not doing anything in order to be able to accurately help you. If the engine is not cranking at all then you may have just run the battery...
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Brake failure
Brake pads are replaced when the amount of friction material on the pad falls below a certain minimum depth, generally around 1 to 2 millimeter depth of pad material. When brake pads are replaced, the brake rotors must be resurfaced...
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My car keeps speeding up by itself when I pass 3rd gear and it gets stuck there which makes it hard to hit the brakes.
Hi There, it sounds like you may have a faulty throttle position sensor. This is a sensor that monitors the position of the gas pedal at all times while relaying this information back to the computer. The computer then uses...
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Will something other than gas is in your tank,will it cause the check fuel cap to stay on?
Hi There, You may want to also check the fuel cap filler neck to be sure it is not damaged. On occasion, the filler neck where the cap seals can be damaged causing it not to seal correctly. You may...
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My radiator is not holding water the radiator is new
Hi there. The radiator of your Ford Taurus has several coolant lines connected to it, that all should be replaced when a radiator is replaced as well. In most case, when the radiator is leaking after installation, it's due to...
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Taurus won't engage any gears the column will still move through gears Fluid looks fine problem happened out of blue
Hello, thank you for writing in. Start by tightening up the linkage. You can even make adjustments to the linkage to compensate for wear. The transmission pan should be taken off and inspected. If there are any signs of mechanical...
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Fuel pressure
Hi There, it sounds like you may still have a fuel delivery problem. You may want to check to be sure the fuel pressure regulator is working properly. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of...
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2000 Ford Taurus LX won't shift out of park and I have replaced the brake switch,neutral safety switch,and gear shift cable but it still will not work.
Hello. If the issue persists after replacing these parts then you have a voltage issue. You are losing the voltage to this circuit. Most of the time there is a break in the wire going into the shifter. I would...
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2000 Ford Taurus won't shift out of park and brake lights don't work
Check fuse number 217 for power in the under dash fuse panel. If you have no power to fuse then the fuse panel needs replaced. If you have power then check for broken wires at the brake switch connector. ...
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Why is my 2009 Ford Taurus still running hot after I put new water pump, new thermostat on and flush radiator twice but it still runs hot.
You may still have air pockets in the cooling system. If you do not bleed out the air it will still overheat. After bleeding all the air out of the engine and heater core then see if it still overheats....
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Acceleration automatically.
Hi there. There is an issue with the engine having a vacuum leak and the may be cruise control is coming on to accelerate the engine. First check for any vacuum leaks on the engine. If the engine is running...
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I've got a 97 Taurus. The other day, I would turn the key and the engine would turn slowly but not start. All of the lights and ra
You should have the battery tested after running the engine to try and charge it up. Have battery load tested to see if it can hold a load and replace it if it cannot. Then have the charging system checked...
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Car check engine light is off. Car accelerates by itself in drive from 0 to 60 miles an hour. Replaced aci, no codes on computer, 1999 Ford Taurus
Hello - your Taurus has a Recall (#98V204000) against the cruise control, which can cause unintended acceleration. In a related later issue, new Taurus models had problems with twisted accelerator cables - again, from the cruise control, which may have...
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ccelerator Pedal Position Sensor
Turn on the key without starting the engine. The check engine light should be on, and then go out when the engine is started. This is your bulb check function. The check engine light may be bad, or it might...
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Neutral safety switch
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a neutral safety switch that may be malfunctioning. Your vehicle has something called a neutral safety switch that will prevent the vehicle from starting when it is in any gear position other...
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What does my car start shaking when idling 1997 Ford Taurus
Hello. This can be caused by a number of things. Most of the time the issue is caused from a vacuum leak in the engine or a failure in the idle control valve. This is only true if the issue...
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I went to check fluids on my 2002 Ford Taurus and got to the radiator overflow opened it and it has black like oil inside of it I 2002 Ford Taurus
Hello - check the oil pressure with an actual gauge. The oil pressure switch that controls that warning comes on when oil pressure drops to about 5 psi - a dangerously low pressure reading for your engines health. I also...
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My battery light comes on when braking and every once in a while while driving?
Hi there. Sounds like a battery terminal is loose and becomes slightly disconnected when the car is shifted forward during braking. Check the battery cables and make sure that they are tight on the battery terminals. If the battery cables...
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I've replaced the power steering pump and bled the system, but I continue to get leakage at top of the reservoir.What causes fluid
Hi there. Usually when the power steering reservoir is leaking, it is due to a seal or gasket being damaged or the cap is not properly installed. Unfortunately, this is usually a situation that will require you to replace the...

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