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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Ford Taurus
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I have 2004 ford taruras and have codes b1342 and b1596 what does that mean
Fault code B1342 has to do with the anti-lock brake system. It typically indicates that the ABS control module is faulty. While there is also a possibility of faulty wiring to the ABS control module or even a faulty wheel...
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Can I swap a 24v doc engine into a 99 taurus
Hi there. Theoretically this would "fit", but you would have to complete a lot of fabrication and changes with fuel system, ECU, ignition, flywheel and more. Since we do not offer these services, we really can't help you with the...
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How much to replace my power steering pump?
As you might know, the power steering system operates on very high pressurized hydraulic pressure (in some cases as much as 300 psi). As a result, the pump works very hard to maintain the ability to assist turning your steering...
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My 2001 ford Taurus seat switch is not working... its making a clicking nose and its not moving back and forth, nor up or down...
Your power seat switches are operated by small motors that when activated move the seats back and forth along tracks. Occasionally, the motors will also fail causing the seats to only move with limited direction or in some cases, not...
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Fuel pump will only run for a few seconds and the car dies.
Hi there. When the fuel pump will only run for a few seconds, it's typically caused by an electrical short or failure with the fuel pump relay. This situation can also occur if there is an obstruction of debris in...
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Catalytic converter
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like you may have a clogged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When the catalytic converter is...
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Check engine light is on and keep jerking and cutting off and want crank
There a couple of things that will typically cause the jerking reaction you are describing, both of which will also cause the check engine light to come on as well. The camshaft position sensor measures the rotational position of the...
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Tuneup
Hi there. It depends on what is causing the misfiring issue. If it's a fuel injector that is not firing correctly or spark plug or wire that is faulty, your car should be OK until Saturday's tune-up. The best advice...
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MY BRAKES LOCK AFTER THE CAR WARMS UP ANY IDEA WHAT THAT IS?
Hi there. It's possible that you have a failing brake master cylinder or brake caliper that is causing the brake issues you're experiencing. In some cases, when a master cylinder is leaking, you'll get that smell you are noticing; however...
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96 Ford Taurus while driving on freeway the car shut down it was out of water and got too hot . is there reset button.
I guess we all have wished for a reset button at some time or another. But no such luck, what's done is done. If the car actually overheated and was driven until it stopped, there has probably been serious engine...
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Diagram for serpertine belt without AC compressor 2000 Taurus
Hi there. Unfortunately, we're not able to provide you with a diagram or instructions on how to complete this project, as it's not recommended as an OEM repair. If your vehicle has the AC compressor, it has a serpentine belt...
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What would make a catalytic converter just fall from a car?
Hi there. It really depends on where you live as to what might cause this issue. In most cases, when you live in a city or area near the ocean or saltwater, or cold weather areas that have lots of...
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Car shake and miss fires but only when low on gas
Hello, thank you for writing in. A fuel pump issues is a very good assumption to make with the information given. When they are weak and having issues regulating fuel pressure, they begin having similar symptoms. You can verify this...
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The car says steering assist fault service required, what do i do
Hi there. Your car’s Power Steering system includes both the normal Hydraulic system used for many years now to make steering your car easier, as well as a Power Steering Assist system that augments the regular power steering. If a...
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Rear end vibrates to one side
Hi there. When a rear end issue occurs like you've described, it can range from wheel bearing failure to issues with rear shocks or strut mounts - even a stabilizer bar. It's always best to eliminate the guess work by...
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I have a 05' FordTaurus over head cam w/ a new starter, trans,
Hi there. Typically when an engine just shuts off all of the sudden without warning, its due to one of two things; a fuel pump has failed or an ignition system components has broken. The best way to diagnose this...
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Well my light flashes even when car is shutoff and I am sitting with door ajar
Hi there. It is quite possible that the anti-theft system has triggered an electrical fault code that is causing your hard to accelerate issue. Sometimes when a sensor is faulty, an error code will be triggered to limit ignition of...
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I got new water pump put in my 2003 ford tarus and now my ac and heater only blow from defrost vents any reason why? I asked the
Hi there. Typically service to a water pump does not impact the heating or coolant system's distribution of air into the vehicle. If the water pump was not working correctly, or if there was an obstruction in the heater core,...
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With engine off. Crankshaft pulley spins freely with belt on or off. 96 Taurus 3.0. What could cause that?
I can think of a few possible causes to this issue. 1. You are trying to replace the belt with a new one and may have got the wrong size belt. There are two different 3.0 V6 engines that are...
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Car wont start
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having a programming issue. The security system may be locking you out as a result. You need a high-tech scan tool to properly pull enough information from the vehicle to...

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