What is the best antifreeze to use in a 1997 Ford Taurus?
Most of the time, when the engine is cool (not warm or hot), it should be filled to the line indicated on the over-flow tank. The anti-freeze over-flow tank is located on the passenger side with a large round top.
Look above the brake pedal on the firewall, there is a black box with a cover open cover you'll two relays
If the starter bolts are difficult to remove on a 1997 Ford Taurus, they were probably put on using an air wrench. An air wrench can be used to remove them or a product called Liquid Wrench.
High pressure coolant is blowing out through a small hole in your heater core, it will need to be repaired or replaced.If it is warm out it might be AC refrigerant leaking.
The rear windows on the Generation 3 Ford Taurus's (1996-1999) are not able to roll down completely because of the door design. The window cannot fit into the lower door cavity. Contrary to popular belief, there is no Federal regulation or reason behind this other than the door shape and design.
For a Ford Taurus , V6 engine :firewall1-----2-----34-----5-----6front of vehicle > driver
You cannot "fix" it. But you can replace it in about an hour.
From what I have seen in my area the average labor per hour cost in a licensed certified shop is $90.00 + per hour
If you have coolant on the top of the engine it could be a leaky thermostat housing or a leaking intake gasket.
Exactly the octane the engine was designed to run on. If your owners manual says, 87 octane, then use 87 octane. If it says 89 then use 89. The use of a higher octane than the engine was designed to use is a waste of money, and will provide no benefit whatsoever. No better mileage, no more power,...
It came equipped with R12 Freon. R12 is extremely expensive as it is no longer produced. I suggest you have your A/C converted to operate on R134a. Any professional A/C shop can do this. You are asking this question so undoubtedly you have a leak, and the leak must be repaired before adding refri...
The idle for the 97 Taurus could be too low. The transmission bands could be sticking some as well, not allowing the transmission to come out of gear during idling.
The thermostat is located underneath the vehicle off of the lower radiator hose.
Your vehicle takes MERCON V ATF in your transmission. Ford has free down-loadable owner manuals on their website.Use Mercon V A/T fluid. Do not use plain Mercon.
3 years or 36,000 miles whichever comes first from the date of sale.
I would think that an auction for cars that have been repossessed is a great place to find a cheap car. I would also look on Craigslist and Ebay too.
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For a 1997 Ford E-150 . 4.6 liter V8 engine :4 - 83 - 72 - 61 - 5front of vehicle
The fuse panel for this system is located on the interior fuse box. This box is under the dash on the driver side. It is fuse 13 and takes a 20 amp fuse.
It varies according to model year, but attached is a very detailed guide brought to you by the Taurus Car Club of America with pictures on every step of accessing the gauge cluster.*The following is based on a removal of a 1996 Ford Taurus GL Gauge Cluster. The following will differ on other gene...
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The paper clip trick was a OBD I GM thing. For your 97 Ford you need a code reader for OBD II.
It's a square relay located in the relay center in the drivers side foot area. Alldata is not very clear but it looks like it will be on the inside of the door frame, or directly to the left of your left foot. It is also the fuse box. The relay you want is the second one down on the right. Or far...
Under the car right below the passenger seat.
The standard alternator on a 2004 Ford Taurus is 130 amps. When upgrading a system major audio components the many times the alternator will need to be upgraded as well to provide more required amperage.
There isn't a fuse for the alternator. The alternator is belt driven, and there'll be two lines coming from the alternator - one goes from the alternator positive to battery positive, and the other goes to ground.
Where is the fuel pump located on a 2001 Ford Taurus? If the 2001 Ford Taurus is the same as the 2001 Ford Focus in the UK, the fuel pump is located submerged in the fuel tank, which is under the rear seat seat.There is no inspection plate to gain access, the fuel tank must be removed.
In fact, if pure antifreeze-coolant is used in a car's cooling system, the system loses about 35 percent of the heat-transfer capabilities it otherwise would have when antifreeze is mixed with the proper amount of water.Running on pure antifreeze-coolant is pure folly and only will hasten your en...
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These are easy. They should be located in the front engine compartment by the radiator or by the wheel wells. They are black and look like a horn and usually have one or two bolts attaching it. There is a wire you have to unplug from the horn. This is a hot wire so protect it from touching the me...
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Varies by model year. On the Gen 2s and some of the Gen 3s, it's located on the left side of the steering wheel.
You should consider the current mileage when purchasing a used car.Of course, the fewer miles it has been driven, the better.An average of 12,000 miles per year is considered the norm.Of course, some cars are driven less than that, but many are driven much more due to long commuting distance.
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The diagnostic port on a 94 Ford Taurus is located under the hood near the firewall usually on the driver's side. Ford started producing the Taurus in 1985.
I was looking at the 1997 Ford Escort owners manual ( for North America )and it shows the only engine oferred was the 2.0 L SPI engine( that is a Single Over Head Cam engine )
Below is a list of the best engine coolant and antifreeze to prevent your car from overheating in hot weather. Zerex G-05 Concentrated Antifreeze. Zerex Original Green Antifreeze. Engine Ice TYDS008 High Performance Coolant. Prestone AF888 Dex-Cool Antifreeze. Star Brite Star-Cool Coolant.
How to Jumpstart a 2010-2019 Ford Taurus Getting Started.Open the Hood.Access Battery. Learn where the battery is located.Jump Points. Locate the positive terminal and the ground.Jump Procedure. Correctly hook up the jumper cables and jump.Replace Cover. Ensure the cover is put back properly....
Take it to the dealership ... at only 1000 miles on the odometer, surely this vehicle is still under warranty (?). This represents a major problem and the manufacturer needs to repair it at their cost.
Yes you can. They are the same part.
Time to get a manual for the year and model of your truck.Grab your VIN # and a good place to go is Fords website as it can narrow a lot down of what exactly you have.We have no idea what year or if you have a manual or auto transmission. Fluid requirements seem to change almost every model year.
I am pretty sure you can pop the hood and open the fuse box. Read the diagram and it should tell you which paticular fuse you can pull to bypass the security system. I had to do it to my wife's Dodge Avenger, so I hope it is the same with your car. Good Luck!
Paint thinner will usually work. There are specific products designed for this, but they all seem to be based on some form of thinner.
5w30 winter if cold10w30 summer
Timing chains are designed to last the life of the engine 200,000 miles. That being said noise can indicate guide wear.Timing chains are designed to last the life of the engine unlike timing belts.
Open rear door. Open the panel on the left side of the luggage space. Lower the jack enough so it fits under the metal bracket on the lower left side. Screw the jack up until it can't move anymore. The jack ludge goes on the inside of the panel. The two extention rods under the capeted flaps behi...
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You must run the OBD codes to find out for sure, but sounds like a faulty ignition module or a plugged fuel filter
Unless its a SHO model, its a non-interference head and wont cause any issue if it breaks. I would say every 100k miles is a good bet for replacement.
A replacement radiator would be the best thing.
it's either low on oil or the sensor is bad. if you KNOW the oil level is full then the sensor has gone away on you.
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You can get double sided pads that are sold specifically for sticking the mirror on...DO NOT buy them...my mirror fell off using them....so i tried it with a second pad...and it fell off!! you can get a small kit though, that has like a small tube of "cement" glue stuff and a fabric meshing, any ...
Your question needs more information. I.E. the make and model. Lx is a trim applied to the model. Also Don't buy just 1 new tire for a car buy at least a pair so that they will wear at the same rate. and to find out the best tire look at what you already have on the vehicle. If you were satisfied...
The blue symbol on the grill. It's oval. Trade it in!!
Diesel? Glowplugs Petrol? Auto choke stuck open or MAS
Ask a locksmith to unlock it. It only takes a second or two for a good locksmith to unlock this with a rake.or you can always youse a crowbar
Very difficult. It's easier to unbolt the entire console, Two large bolts in each front door pillar and 3-4 bolts under windshield.
Aprox $500 parts and labor.
What is the best thing to do if you accidentally put a small amount (A splash maybe 100ml) of anti freeze in the oil. Dummy I know but what and the best thing to do?
Antifreeze and moving/rotating engine parts don't get along well. I would do an oil and filter change immediately then followed by another oil and filter change after 100 miles. After that I would keep an eye on the engine oil dipstick looking for any traces of antifreeze showing up then change t...