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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Ford Taurus
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Fast clicking sound when trying to start
Generally, rapid clicking when trying to start the vehicle is associated with a dead battery, however since you just replaced the battery, it is not likely this is the case. I would suggest checking all of the connections to the...
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My car is ford taurus 2013 limes 6 slinder And I changed the batttery , the new battery has 75 empere , 62-75S , 700 , is it ok?
Yes, this is one of many applications that will work for your vehicle. The 700 number refers to the cold cranking amps, which is the power the battery has when turning the engine over. In extreme weather conditions such as...
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The car wont throttle over 2000 rpms it just idles real rough i had exhaust unhooked it still would not throttle over 2000 rpms
There can be several possible issues that can cause the loss of power acceleration. The fuel pressure may be low and filter clogged. Have fuel pressure and volume checked. The throttle sensor may be cause and will need to have...
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Car won't turn over, battery is new starter is new,relays and fuses are good
Hi Cullen. Thanks for submitting your question today. There are two things not on your list that I would check. First, it's quite possible that the battery cables are loose, damaged or corroded with excessive battery acid. It's also possible...
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Car won't start. Clicky sound happens. Windshield wipers go on own. Horn won't honk upon locking car
Hi Mary. Thanks for contacting us today. What you are describing is commonly caused by a damaged electrical relay or an electrical short circuit within the steering column. In some instances, it can be a combination of electrical problems, such...
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Sputtering sound and slight knocking also has no power at a launch and hesitates to switch gears
It sounds like you have an internal engine knocking noise that is causing the low power condition. You should have the engine checked for either an internal engine problem or reason for the lack of power like a loss of...
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Replaced water pump coolant leaked again used KSeal mechanic said head gasket leak now check engine light on reading P0430
They both may be correct in the diagnosis of head gasket and converter damaged. The sealer you put in may have temporarily stopped the coolant leak in the head but when coolant gets into the exhaust it can damage the...
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My 96 Ford Taurus alternator and battery tested good but battery won't stay charged
Hello. If the alternator is testing good then you probably have a failure in the control circuit for the alternator. This can be a fuse, wiring or it can be the computer. I usually need to test the circuit with...
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hey pat i have a 2013 ford leaking coolant from timing cover how much?
Hi Carlos. Usually an inspection is needed to correctly diagnose any leak - as it could be coming from multiple sources. Although the leak you are describing is commonly associated with a damaged water pump, it could also be coming...
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Engine won't turn over after power loss
Hi Jess. It's quite possible that while replacing the alternator an electrical relay was damaged, possibly one that powers ignition system components, the starter or the ignition cylinder itself. In most cases, when an electrical gremlin like this occurs, it's...
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I have a ford Taurus and i stopped a stop sign and it wouldn't move anymore forward or reverse
You should first check the transmission fluid level to see if it is full and check to see if the fluid smells burnt? If low on fluid then a leak may have made the transmission get low on fluid and...
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My 2004 ford taurus sounds like it will cut off in idling position
Hi Anthony. When a car starts then dies, it is typically due to a malfunction of a fuel system component, such as a mass air flow sensor, EGR valve or dirty and clogged fuel injectors. It's also possible that the...
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What is the grinding sound coming from passenger side of engine
It sounds like this may be related to a couple of different possibilities. This could be a bad idler pulley bearing, which is a bearing inside an idler wheel that the serpentine belt rides on. When these bearings wear out,...
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2007 Ford Taurus...my wife was driving and Transmission overheating light came on and car engine cut off. We had it towed home and
You may have two or more issues. It sounds like there might be some sort of transmission failure, perhaps caused by a leak (low fluid leading to overheating), or perhaps a mechanical failure caused the leak. You also have a...
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I'll check on the fusable link. The alternator was used do you think it could be a bad alternator causing problem still
Charging system (alternator) output should be measured and checked against published factory specifications. However, a faulty alternator is not a potential cause of the circuit failures you describe (power windows, locks, etc.). Whatever the cause of the circuit failures, a...
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Own a Ford Taurus 1996 and there's a long metal rod type thing loose and it's almost low to the ground in the drivers side.
Hi Naes. Thanks for writing in tonight about your Ford Taurus. The long metal rod could be multiple things - ranging from a steering or suspension component to a bracket. Without seeing what you are referring to or if you're...
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Arrive advanced track, car jerked and slowed at highway speed
Hi Dylan. Thanks for contacting us today. Generally speaking, this type of warning light will occur together (meaning the service advanced track system and the traction control light) when an ABS or Speed Sensor is either damaged or has a...
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codes p0715 and p0720 do I need to replace sensors or wiring?
Hi Ronzel. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The check engine light is a general warning light that is illuminated when an OBD-II error code is generated and stored in the ECU. It is quite possible that the light is caused...
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My car is taurus 2013 limited, the problem is in easy entry and exit when i turn the car off the easy exit work and seat moves
You need to program your seat to the remote following the directions in your owners manual on page 61. This will program the seat function to your remote that you are using and then the seat will go to the...

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