I have 2002 Ford [Taurus](/topics-taurus/) wagon and ever...

I have 2002 Ford [Taurus](/topics-taurus/) wagon and every time I push the gas it make this loud air noise Mechanic's Assistant: Have you noticed an increase in fuel consumption? And how does the Taurus start—same as...

I have 2002 Ford [Taurus](/topics-taurus/) wagon and every time I push the gas it make this loud air noise Mechanic's Assistant: Have you noticed an increase in fuel consumption? And how does the Taurus start—same as usual? Yes we notice the fuel consumption put it start with no problem Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Taurus yourself? What have you tried so far? No

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Have you visually checked the [engine](/topics-engine-ford/) yet? Specifically the air intake hose that connects the air cleaner to the engine. Make sure the hose is tight and not torn and that the air filter housing is clipped in correctly.

Ok where is it located
Automotive Expert
It is the air intake tube that connects the air filter housing to the engine.

How do we check it
Automotive Expert
Make sure both ends where it is clamped is tight. Make sure the hose is not falling off. Visually look for any tears in it or any other air leaks associated with that tube.

Ok thank I will message you if I don't see anything
Automotive Expert
Ok. It also may be helpful if you could send a video of the noise as well. THank you.

That's the sound it makeun
Automotive Expert
If you uploaded something I am not seeing a file.

Can you see it nowOr how do I suppose those send it
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no. click on the paperclip icon and attach it.

Did you get it
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I am not getting it. Besides the noise does the engine run any different or has the check engine light been on?

No the engine runs good just no power when acceleration it drives really slow and a wind sound every time you push the gas pedal
Automotive Expert
If the air intake system is OK, a restricted [exhaust](/topics-exhaust-ford/) can act the same way. For that the exhaust would need to be disconnected and inspected. Also a failed mass air flow sensor can act similar to what you describe as well.

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