Why does 1999 Ford Taurus sputter in the rain?
According to the 1999 Ford Taurus Owner Guide :( 16.0 U.S. gallons )
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.
Why does 2003 Ford Taurus run fine but has trouble idling and will sputter and stall and the check engine light is on now?
If the check engine light comes on it is best to take it to a auto part store or mechanic for a diagnosis. They will be able to inform the owner what the issues is.
Possibly the belt driving the power steering pump is worn or loose, and when wet, slips, causing the steering to get stiff.
If it runs well when dry it's probably bad ignition wires, coil(s) or module. Ist choice would be the wires. Easiest way to test is to get a squirt bottle filled with water, open the hood at night and spray down the wires & ignition parts with water. Then look for arcing and this will tell yo...
Fuel injector nozzles can become clogged over time, which can lead to a sputtering engine, slow acceleration and the car not having enough power.Vacuum Leak: A leak in the vacuum system can lead to a sputtering or rough running engine.As the problem progresses the vehicle can hesitate or stall wh...
In the engine compartment on the dirver's side about one foot behind the headlight attached to the wheel well is a small plastic black box that contains the DRL. It is located under the black plastic box containing relays.You should note that if you are in Canada, the Daytime Running Lights are M...
If you have the defroster on the ac will run. It dries the air to help clear the inside of a foggy windshield quickly.
Sounds like the Check Engine Light (CEL), also known as the Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL). These engines have a number of sensors in them. When a sensor returns data the computer determines to be invalid or incorrect, it determines that there is a fault with how the engine is operating, assign...
You could have a problem with your spark plugs or wires, causing a misfire. If there is a check engine light on, you may have a problem with one of your sensors such as the Mass Airflow Sensor. The other possibilities have to do with fuel delivery - clogged fuel filter, dirty injectors, or a fuel...
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!
Old or worn ignition wires, or a cracked or leaky distributor cap, can cause the vehicle to experience hard starting.In wet weather, moisture can build up in the distributor cap and cause it to short, which will leave the vehicle without a reliable spark.
The fuse for cruise control for the 1999 Ford Taurus SE is located in the engine compartment. The main cruise control fuse is on the passenger side firewall. There are several fuses in this fuse box that control the cruise feature on the vehicle.
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...
Under the car right below the passenger seat.
90% of the time it is the temp mode door actuator located in the driverside rear of the truck
The most common cause of wet/damp starting problems is moisture inside the distributor cap. Remove the cap and look for signs of moisture or better yet just replace the cap and rotor.Ignition wires are bad. Try this, once you have it running again take an old spray bottle and mix up a solution of...
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...
Fuel rail pressure sensor circuit failure/range/performance.
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 water leaking into your front floor is most likely coming from the sun roof.The sun roof has two water drains.If the tubes get clogged or the hoses come loose, then the water gets inside.The best fix is to lower the head liner in the front by windshield and check if the hoses are connected.
Bad or Dirty Spark Plugs: Spark plugs are responsible for igniting the fuel in the combustion chamber.If they are not working correctly or are dirty they don't ignite the fuel cleanly and the car can misfire or sputter.Vacuum Leak: A leak in the vacuum system can lead to a sputtering or rough run...
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.
Could be,a bad spark plug(s),a bad spark plug wire(s),a bad distributor cap,a bad ignition rotor,a bad fuel injector(s),a burned valve(s),a mechanical problem,a vacuum leak,wet ignition parts,contaminated fuel (water),incorrect fuel pressure,
Try cleaning out the throttle body plates. They get dirty & restrict the air flow & choke off the engine ... allow it to die out.
According to the 2000 Ford Taurus Owner Guide :( 18.0 U.S. gallons )
it may be low on charge and and movement will set off the switch or the switch that reads the charge may be bad
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.
Probably a faulty multifunction/stalk switch.
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...
Spark plugs are electrical components that should not have contact with any sort of fluid. The engine warning light is on as a warning for a possible electrical system issue.
low fuel, usally about 30 miles before empty.
Heater plenum is the same as the heater box and it spans the width of the passenger side dash behind the glove box. Check heatertreater.net for pictures.
Defective starter drive? Broken tooth on flywheel/converter? My guess would be either the flywheel, or if the starter has been changed recently, maybe there was a starter shim that was not put back in.
Defective windshield seal? Door not aligned properly? Defective door seal?
You're probably seeing moisture condensing. When your hair is wet, or if there is moisture in your car, and there is heat or just simply evaporation of water, you'll see some moisture collect on your window. Draw funny faces or write words on the window if you'd like.
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.
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.
Frequently in older vehicles, high humidity or rainy weather can cause poor performance, usually because of a problem in the ignition system. Moisture and condensation may be forming in the distributor. Also, the ignition (suppression) wires may be old and arcing from one cable to another, causin...
Because of the humidity it is giving off when it falls onto your windshield/////the rain cools your windshield causing the humidity in your car to condense on the glass put on defroster and crack window open to clear this quickly
For a Ford Taurus , V6 engine :firewall1-----2-----34-----5-----6front of vehicle > driver
The thermostat is located underneath the vehicle off of the lower radiator hose.
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.
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....
Needs a tune up? Bad EGR valve maybe? Vacuume leak? Hard to say.
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.
I found the owner's manual online and apparently on a 2001 Ford Taurus SES that light is (it's NOT the brake light, by the way):Check Transaxle Momentarily illuminates when the ignition is turned to the ON position. Illumination of this light indicates that a problem has been detected and shiftin...
3 years or 36,000 miles whichever comes first from the date of sale.
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...
If your car sputters when you step on the gas, it's crying for help.A sputtering car might mean you're about to run out of gas, or it could point to something more serious like an issue in the fuel or exhaust system, including dirty or worn-out parts.
idle set too low, adjust the fuel to air mixture on a carb vehicle. if fuel injected, your injectors may need cleaned. Kadius1964~blog me.
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...
Any SAE certified antifreeze can be used in your 1997 Ford Taurus. The automaker recommends that you use an anti-freeze that is rated for -35 degrees.
Fuel injector nozzles can become clogged over time, which can lead to a sputtering engine, slow acceleration and the car not having enough power.If they are not working correctly or are dirty they don't ignite the fuel cleanly and the car can misfire or sputter.The plugs will need to be replaced ...
You cannot "fix" it. But you can replace it in about an hour.
Usually it's a sign of one or more of the following: (1) excessive gasoline remains inside the combustion chamber even after shutoff, causing "auto-ignition" (similar to dieseling due to compression ignition) even after you turn off your engine.(3) air filter is a bit clogged, causing the carb to...
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.
The problem of having an engine “sputter” is typically caused by a fuel system issue.Typically with most pit bikes, the problem is going to be with the spark plug or the carburetor; with the fuel system being the primary culprit.The first step we recommend is to check the efficiency of the spark ...
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.
This will cause water to flow onto the belt and the resultant belt slip when it rains.Hope thi help.The serpentine belt may come off due to a worn tensioner, idler pulley or pulley alignment.You may need to replace the tensioner, idler pulley, and the serpentine belt to correct the problem.
The byproduct of this air conditioning system is that water from the humid air inside your home, (sometimes due to rain storms in monsoon months) tends to overflow the drainage system of an AC Unit.With no place to drain, the water overflows from the drainage system into your house if the AC unit...