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I have a 2014 taurus an its cranking an trying to start but wont turn over
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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Overheating at stops
There are a few things that may cause this to happen. Generally, this happens when the cooling fans are not working properly due to a faulty cooling fan relay or possibly a faulty fan clutch. The coolant fan relay...
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Power steering fluid shoots out of cap when turned off and wheel is not turned?
You may have an air leak at the pump and thus air is being continually drawn in, and building enough residual pressure that must be relieved once you shut the p/s off. The pressure is too much to bleed of...
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My car keeps shutting off but everything still works can it be because of a tune up?
Hi There, A few different things will usually cause the vehicle to start and then die. A bad ignition coil can cause this if it is beginning to fail, resulting in intermittent starting problems. A dirty or faulty mass air...
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my 98 ford taurus is overheating and revs up to 3rpms or higher and the speedometer stops working, what is the problem?
Hi There, This could be related to a couple of possibilities. The [instrument voltage regulator]((https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/instrument-voltage-regulator-replacement) regulates the voltage supplied to the various gauges in your vehicle’s dash. When this is not working properly, this may cause the gauges in your...
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will a 17 inch donut spare tire fit on my car with 20 inch rims,i have a 2010 ford taurus sho with the perfomance package
Hello. Yes as long as the donut has the correct offset then it will clear the brakes and work just fine.
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Purge Valve location in 2011 Ford Taurus
The purge valve on most vehicles will be located near the fuel tank. The best way to determine the location of the purge valve is to look online for what the part looks like on your car, then inspect near...
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06 Taurus P0353 & P1000 codes with rough idle and drive.
Code P0353 relates to a generic powertrain code that indicates a problem exists with the ignition system or an engine misfire, specific to the ignition coil. The repeated burnt ignition coils would seem to indicate that there may be an...
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What would happen if the AC compressor bearings disintegrated while driving 65 mph?
If the compressor bearing fails the bearing race will spin on the front of the compressor and ruin the compressor assembly case. You would need to replace the entire compressor assembly to fix the issue. If pulley seizes it will...
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My serpentine belt keeps shredding
You should check all the pulleys turn freely. You may find one of the pulleys or accessories are seized like a bad tensioner pulley or a/c compressor pulley is seized and needs replaced.
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I just replaced my alternator and battery but my check charging system is still coming on my dashboard
Hi Barbara. There are several individual components that make up the charging system and can trigger a battery light to illuminate. Some of the most common parts that trigger a warning light, including the voltage regulator, one of the multiple...
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After replacing instrument cluster a/c clutch will not engage
You may have pulled loose the connector to the a/c controls or if you did not have the battery disconnected blown a fuse. Since the cluster is on the computer network and the a/c is also you should have the...
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My ABS light is on my traction light is on Air pressurelight is on i have aford taurus2008 seL all wheel Drive how much this can c
Hi Cynthia.The ABS system on your Taurus relies on information from the wheel speed sensors, which are placed inside the hub of each wheel and occasionally inside the transmission. These sensors determine the rate at which the wheels are moving,...
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Service advancetrack
If the light has not stayed illuminated, I would likely disregard the issue. If the light does come back on and stay illuminated, I would recommend having your vehicle checked for trouble codes that are related to the traction control...
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2013 Ford Taurus will not start, but emergency lights are flashing and I can't turn it off. Why is this?
It sounds like the alarm has been activated. When the alarm is activated it may sound the horn for the first few minutes, and then continue with the flashers after the horn stops sounding. When the alarm is activated the...
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01 Ford Taurus replace starter, battery and alternator now blinkers, windows,door locks,horn don't work alarm don't beep
Ford likes to use fusible links near the battery cable. They look like ordinary strips of wire but they burn like a fuse if they are overloaded. I would check the battery cables for fusible link connections first. You can...
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Car does not start
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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Coolant
If you have to keep adding coolant and the engine uses it and have to add more everyday then you should have the system pressure tested to see if there are any external leaks. If there is none then you...
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Low compression cylinder 2 and 4
If the compression is below the minimum specified in the service manual, the mechanical (or head gasket) issue causing that will have to be resolved. Either the cylinders (2 and 4) are leaking through the head gasket, the valves or...
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My ac compressor burnt out on my 2006 ford taurus and now car won't stay running unless your on the gas.
Hi there. It's quite possible that the belt driving the AC system broke - which also impacts many vehicle systems. It's also possible that the AC failure and the engine running issues are not related. It would probably be a...

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