Why a Ford Taurus Hesitate?

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Could be as simple as needing a tune up.

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What would cause a 2004 Ford Taurus to hesitate and jerk during acceleration?

You must run the OBD codes to find out for sure, but sounds like a faulty ignition module or a plugged fuel filter

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Would 2000 Ford Taurus rims fit 2003 Ford Taurus?

Of course Idiot, they are the same vehicle just made 2 years apart.

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Why is my 1997 Ford Taurus over heating?

check the thermostat or the fan motor could be the problem or a leak in radiator. just a thought

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Why does 1999 Ford Taurus sputter in the rain?

Most common cause would be the plus wires. Dampness causes them to arc and the cylinder that the wire is arcing on won't fire causing a miss/sputter.

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How do you jumpstart a Ford Taurus?

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....

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Low idle on Ford Taurus?

check your timing belt. there is a bolt that may be loose. If you don't know what you're doing go to an auto parts store

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2005 Ford Taurus pcm location?

Right rear corner of engine compartment.

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Why would fumes come through your vents in a 1997 Ford Taurus?

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.

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Why does the oil light remain on in a 2005 Ford Taurus?

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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How much is a fuel pump for a Ford Taurus?

The average cost for a Ford Taurus fuel pump replacement is between $680 and $1,034.Labor costs are estimated between $153 and $195 while parts are priced between $527 and $839.

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How much is a starter for a 2006 Ford Taurus?

The average cost for a Ford Taurus starter replacement is between $379 and $481.Labor costs are estimated between $75 and $95 while parts are priced between $304 and $386.

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Does F20C engine fit Ford Taurus?

Anything is possible.There is a kid doing a LS1 into a civic hatchback on ls1tech.If you get a rwd escort, and a wrecked s2000, and have some sort of fabrication skills, it would be a fun fun fun projecthope this helps

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Picture of shift solenoids for a Ford Taurus?

Sorry, we can't do pictures.

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What is the lifetime of a 1996 Ford Taurus?

if that vehicle is running right now, be happy. if it has low low low miles, the vehicle may last. if it has high miles, forget about it.

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How many brake lines does a 95 Ford Taurus need?

The 1995 Ford Taurus has four brake lines. There is a break line for each break. The brake lines go from the master cylinder to the brakes.

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Why does your 1998 ford F150 has hesitation after changing spark plug?

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What is the cylinder location for a 93 Ford Taurus?

For a Ford Taurus , V6 engine :firewall1-----2-----34-----5-----6front of vehicle > driver

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Where is the disc changer in a 1999 Ford Taurus?

According to the 1999 Ford Taurus Owner Guide :The six disc CD changer is :( in the trunk , and if it is a wagon it's behind a panel on the passenger sideof the cargo area )

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How do you replace a 05 Ford Taurus door?

You remove the wire cluster then unbolt the hinges from the frame, leaving them on the door.

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How much does a 2004 Ford Taurus weigh?

A 2004 Ford Taurus LX Sedan has a curb weight of 3,033 lbs.

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Where is the horn on a 2004 Ford Taurus?

Where is horn and horn relay located on 2004 Ford Taurus? Your horn is mounted inside the left fender near the front (drivers side).The horn relay is located in the smart junction box (Ford's term for it) and is not replacable seperatly.

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Where is the thermostat located on a 1996 Ford Taurus?

The thermostat is located underneath the vehicle off of the lower radiator hose.

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Replacing dashboard lights in Ford Taurus?

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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1996 Ford Taurus rack and pinion replacement?

check any link on here for rack & pinion replacement, then click the link I have supplied so you can find the joys of doing it on a Taurus. Buy a factory service manual, and expect a lot of busted knuckles.

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Warranty on 2006 Ford Taurus catalytic converter?

Converter warranties seem to be 8 years or 80,000 miles.

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1997 Ford Taurus wont go in reverse?

If your 1997 Ford Taurus won't go into reverse, there may be a problem with your transmission. You can try checking your levels, but you need to take it to a mechanic.

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Free owners manual download 1999 Ford Taurus?

You can view the 1999 Ford Taurus owners manual online at :www . motorcraft service . com ( no spaces )Click on Owner Guides

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How many catalytic converters are on a 2005 Ford Taurus?

How many catalytic converter are on a 2005 Ford Taurus

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Where is the radiator located in a Ford Taurus?

Front of vehicle right behind the grill, in front of the engine.

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What kind of brakes are on a 1998 Ford Taurus?

That year has discs front and rear. That year has discs front and rear.That year has discs front and rear.

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How many parts are there in a 2015 ford Taurus?

Only Ford knows the actual number of parts but suffice to say it is thousands.

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Where is the fuse box on a 2006 Ford Taurus?

The Smart Junction Box is located on the left underside of dash.The Relay Center Box is located on left front of engine compartment near ABS control module.

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Where is the fuel filter on a 98 Ford Taurus?

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Why does your 1988 ford bronco hesitate when you give it gas?

I had a 1989 automatic Bronco II and this did not bode well. I can't say which of these problems produced the hesitation, but the first issue was transmission failure. After I fixed that, I still had problems (or maybe it was sometime later) and I ended up needing an entire engine rebuild. My adv...

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What is a cylinder 1 misfire in 2001 Ford Taurus?

Number 1 cylinder is not firing properly probably a bad coil pack or a bad coil depending on the engine

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What does a 2001 Ford Taurus airbag code 36 mean?

The Airbag Code 36 for a 2001 Ford Taurus is the airbag code for the Driver Side, Side Airbag. This means that there is either a faulty connection, and wires may need to be cleaned, or that the driver side, side airbag needs to be replaced.

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Did Ford Taurus wagon ever have a power sunroof option?

No, there was never a power sunroof version.No, there was never a power sunroof.

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How many gallons per mile does a Ford Taurus go?

Not enough information provided. Depends on what year and what engine.

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What kind of engine is in a 2003 Ford Taurus?

Specifications Base Engine Size:3.0 LBase Engine Type:GasCam Type:Overhead valves (OHV)Cylinders:V6Horsepower:155 hp @ 4900 rpm3 more rows

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How big is a Ford Taurus gas tank?

Fuel & MPG EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)18/27 mpgRange in miles (cty/hwy)342.0/513.0 mi.Fuel tank capacity19.0 gal.Combined MPG21Fuel typeflex-fuel (unleaded/E85)

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Do Ford Taurus have transmission problems?

transmission Problems.The most common Taurus transmission problems cost $2,000 to fix & occur at 90,000 miles.Regarding the worst model year 2003 Ford Taurus transmission problems, "Most people need a car that shifts gears & coil springs that don't shred tires.The Taurus fails in that res...

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Where is the overhead cam on a 2001 Ford Taurus?

On a 2001 Ford Taurus :The 3.0 liter " Duratec " V6 engine is a Dual Over Head Cam design , so theirare ( 2 ) camshafts on the top of each cylinder head , for a total of ( 4 )camshafts

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What causes a 97 Ford Taurus to stall?

A very low idle can cause a 97 Ford Taurus to stall. Another reason for stalling may be transmission bands sticking, which does not allow the transmission to come out of gear on idle.

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What mileage for a 92 Ford Taurus timing belt replacement?

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.

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What is the firing order for a 2003 Ford Taurus?

The firing order for a 2003 Taurus is 1-4-2-5-3-6.The number one cylinder is on the passenger side, closest to the firewall.

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What kind of freon goes in a Ford Taurus 93?

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...

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Where can i get a 2003 Ford Taurus owners manual?

Here http://autousermanual.com/view/ford/taurus/2003/a/owners-manual/Here https://www.amazon.com/2003-Ford-Taurus-Owners-Manual/dp/B000SVQ25SHere http://www.ebay.com/itm/2003-Ford-Taurus-Owners-Manual-/262502343078?hash=item3d1e5be1a6:g:ywgAAOSwEjFXcup3&vxp=mtr

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What size of tires for a 2003 Ford Taurus?

Listed on the driver's door post.

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What is the displacement of a 2003 Ford Taurus?

183.071232 cubic inches ==

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What is the value of a ford Taurus?

To find the value of a used car there is a book you can use for your research. The book is called The Blue Book. I have used it before and found it to be quite reliable.

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Why does my 1998 Ford Taurus smell strongly of burning oil every time I drive it?

Number of possibilities here. Check and see if there's oil residue at the end of the exhaust pipe. If so, you might have bad piston rings. Check and see if there's oil leakage on the engine... valve cover gaskets are pretty commonplace to go out.You have an oil leak that drips onto the exhaust. Y...

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Why does ac compressor run when not in ac mode. on 2000 Ford Taurus?

If you have the defroster on the ac will run. It dries the air to help clear the inside of a foggy windshield quickly.

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Why would a car hesitate when at a stop?

If your car hesitates when the brakes are applied, and or when you are driving it acts like it is giving itself gas, or accelarating on its own, The problem is your Throttle Position Sensor(TPS). It costs about $34.00 at autozone, and only takes about 10minutes to replace. sounds like you need a ...

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Why does a 2000 Ford Taurus make a grinding sound in the right front wheel when you apply the breaks?

Brake pads are probably worn out. Have a trusted mechanic inspect the brakes soon!

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Why is my car hesitating?

To give you some initial ideas, although there are many causes of hard starting illustrative causes include a faulty engine coolant temperature switch (sensor), malfunctioning idle air control (IAC) valve, vacuum and EGR leaks, inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (clogged fuel filter, injectors)...

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Why car hesitates when accelerating?

Possible problems 1-BAD SENSOR-Most likely the manifold pressure sensor. Take car to Advance Auto Zone or Advance Auto Parts and have them scan for trouble codes that might be present.They will tell you if you have a problem code and what it means.They do this check for free. 2-IF YOU DON'T HAVE ...

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Why would the air conditioner in a 1998 Ford Taurus come on sometimes and others not come on?

it may be low on charge and and movement will set off the switch or the switch that reads the charge may be bad

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Why engine hesitates when car a c is on?

One reason is that the drag caused by the AC compressor being on is casung a loss of horsepower and thuis reducing the performance of the engine, thus making the engine work harder tomove the car than when the AC is off.

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Why is it that the hazard lights work but turn signals do not in a 2002 Ford Taurus?

Probably a faulty multifunction/stalk switch.

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Why would a Ford Taurus have to warm up for thirty minutes or more before it will go into drive?

I would suspect a clogged transmission filter. Have the transmission fluid changed and the filter replaced. See where you stand after this service. Do not have the transmission flushed. But also make sure they change all the fluid and not just what is in the pan.

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Removing difficult starter bolts on 1997 Ford Taurus?

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.

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Where is the cruise control activator switch on Ford Taurus?

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.

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What does code p0191 mean on 2006 ford Taurus 3.0?

Fuel rail pressure sensor circuit failure/range/performance.

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Why does my Ford Taurus shut off at a stop sign if i don't step on the gas?

Try cleaning out the throttle body plates. They get dirty & restrict the air flow & choke off the engine ... allow it to die out.

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What cars match bolt pattern of 2011 Ford Taurus?

Only the Mercury Sable has the same hub center, below is a list of all rims with the same bolt pattern.

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Where are catalytic converters located in the 03 Ford Taurus?

Under the car right below the passenger seat.

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How do I adjust idle speed 2002 Ford Taurus?

You don't. It is regulated electronically. If the check engine light is or has illuminated start with having the codes pulled and diagnosed.

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How do you turn off fuel pump 2001 Ford Taurus?

There is an inertia switch in the trunk. tap it lightly with a hammer. to reset it just push in the button

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Where is the diagnostic port location on 94 Ford Taurus?

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.

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1992 Ford Taurus leaking oil on right passenger side?

Engine seal? Valve cover gasket? Timing chain cover?

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What Oil filter 2003 Ford Taurus SE wagon?

Motorcraft FL-820SPurolator Classic L24651

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Why would a car hesitate at low speeds?

The problem could be a number of things, including clogged fuel injectors, a fuel filter or air filter that needs replacing, or a computer problem.

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Where is alternator fuse located in 1995 Ford Taurus?

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.

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Is the Ford Taurus CX the same as the SE?

No. Different trim packages, and, depending on the year, might also include different drivetrain options.

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What is the warranty coverage Ford Taurus 2009 transmission?

3 years or 36,000 miles whichever comes first from the date of sale.

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Why does my transmission hesitates to shift?

If topping up the fluid doesn't help, the fluid could be dirty, or there could be worn parts in the transmission – usually the bearings, reverse idler gear, or gear teeth.Hesitation: If the car hesitates when shifting, it's usually a problem with the clutch.You can identify leaking transmission f...

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Why does my car hesitate to accelerate?

If a fuel pump cannot provide the correct pressure, fuel may have difficulty making it to the engine.A vehicle that hesitates while accelerating or while driving up a hill may have a weak fuel pump.Dirty fuel injectors may cause the engine to run lean which will in turn, cause hesitation when acc...

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Why does my car hesitate when starting?

To give you some initial ideas, although there are many causes of hard starting illustrative causes include a faulty engine coolant temperature switch (sensor), malfunctioning idle air control (IAC) valve, vacuum and EGR leaks, inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (clogged fuel filter, injectors)...

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Why is my car hesitates on takeoff?

If a fuel pump cannot provide the correct pressure, fuel may have difficulty making it to the engine.A vehicle that hesitates while accelerating or while driving up a hill may have a weak fuel pump.Dirty fuel injectors may cause the engine to run lean which will in turn, cause hesitation when acc...

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Where is fuel filter on 2006 Ford Taurus?

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How hard is it to replace a horn on a 2003 ford Taurus?

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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Why does car transmission hesitate to shift?

check the fluid if that is ok you mite need to change the filter

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Why does car hesitate on quarter throtal?

Year, make, model and engine size would help us help you.

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Why is your car hesitating when accelerating and decelerating Transmission checked and is fine but the car still hesitates why?

Brakes may holding the free ride of the car back. The decelerating makes me think this.i have a different answer if you just mean the car is hesitating to go. like u give it gas and it just wont get the power to take off, it will get up to speed, but only after like half a mile.1. it could be you...

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Can you add a trunk release to a 1994 Ford Taurus GL that doesn't have one?

You could probably get parts and wiring from the salvage yard and finagle you one together.

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How do you disable a car alarm on a 2001 Ford Taurus?

Are you talking about a standard keyless entry that comes with remote? Don't know. Was this alarm system a step up from a standard kind? That i don't know. ..

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How do you change a thermostat on a 2001 Ford Taurus?

How to Change the Thermostat on a 2001 Ford Taurus Place the drain pan underneath the engine, below where the upper radiator hose connects to the engine.Use the socket set to loosen the hose clamp on the upper radiator hose at the engine and pull the hose off. Use the socket set to remove th...

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How many gallons does a gas tank hold in a 2000 Ford Taurus?

According to the 2000 Ford Taurus Owner Guide :( 18.0 U.S. gallons )

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WHERE DOES A 1998 FORD TAURUS CAR HAVE A RESET BUTTON?

Looks like a small black plastic box with a red button and wires connected to it. Most likely on the upper drivers side area of the trunk, sometimes behind a panel.

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Is there a diagram for a 2002 Ford Taurus v6 motor?

A diagram of a 2002 Ford Taurus motor can be obtained from most Ford dealerships. The engine diagram can also be obtained from most auto-parts stores.

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What is the average labor cost to replace a transmission on a 2002 Ford Taurus?

From what I have seen in my area the average labor per hour cost in a licensed certified shop is $90.00 + per hour

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Why does your car temp gage goes down when you turn the heat on 1996 Ford Taurus?

when you turn the heat on it comes out of the motor compartment in to the car,, further cooling the engine.A good thing to know if your car is running hot: turn the inside heat on full blast to help cool it down some.

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Where is the low idle screw on a 2002 Ford Taurus?

There is not a low idle screw. The computer sends a signal to the idle air control motor and it does the adjusting accordingly. If your idle is to high and your check engine light is on then you need to go to a repair shop and have them diagnosis the problem.

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How much antifreeze to you add to a 2001 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.

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What would cause a 97 Ford Taurus to stall when you put it in gear?

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.

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Is there only one speed sensor on a Ford Taurus - Sable?

There can be as many as 6 speed sensors. The transmission has two speed sensors, one called a VSS and one called an OSS. If the vehicle has anti-lock brakes, each wheel hub will have it's own speed sensor.

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What amp alternator is in a 2004 Ford Taurus 3.0 liter v6?

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.

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How many gallons of gas does a 1987 Ford Taurus gas tank hold?

For a 1987 Ford Taurus :( 16.0 U.S. gallons or the optional extended range tank which is 18.6 )

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How do you turn off the anti theft system on a Ford Taurus?

How to Disable a Taurus Factory Anti-Theft System Press the "unlock" button on the remote entry transmitter.Insert the coded key into the ignition. Turn the ignition on. The anti-theft light will turn off after approximately three seconds, indicating the system is disabled. Repeat the steps i...

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How many gallons of gas does a 2003 Ford Taurus take?

2003 Ford Taurus EPA MPGOwner MPG Estimates2003 Ford Taurus 6 cyl, 3.0 L, Automatic 4-spdRegular GasolineView Estimates How can I share my MPG?20 combined city/highway MPG 17 city 25 highway 5.0 gals/100 milesE8518 more rows

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