Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: suggestion of buying a car

asked by on

Hi acotty am looking to buy a 2011 ford taurus has 73000 mile on it what do you think ??

My car has 73000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: The Ford Taurus has been around for a while...

The Ford Taurus has been around for a while now. It is generally a great car. The biggest thing when buying a used car is to identify any areas that might need repair in the near future and any maintenance that is due.

If you are serious about purchasing the car, I would recommend having a pre-purchase inspection service offered by YourMechanic. This can help identify potential issues that can possibly be taken care of by the seller or be used to negotiate a better price.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Clutch noise

Without being able to hear the noise it will be hard to suggest a cause and repair. A common issue is the dust cover on the transmission. The noise will sound like a rattling and then go away once the...

Q: Windows just stopped working

Hello, thank you for writing in. The first thing to consider is the way the vehicle is wired. Often the power for the windows is routed through the driver's switch, and then sent to the other doors. Meaning that if...

Q: When changing the engine mount, do you have to change out the brackets one at a time?

Hello. If the engine mounts are bad then they need to be replaced. Many times the vehicle will only need one mount if the issue was found early enough. If it was put off for a long time then that...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...