2000 Ford Taurus Q&A
2000 Ford Taurus Question: car run rough
With a blinking check engine light, you are risking damage to components - such as your catalytic converter. This is because your engine is misfiring, which is why the light flashes. A coil can be a failure (which engine do you have? 12V OHV or 24V DOHC 3.0L V6?), but so can spark plugs, wires (if present) etc. Get a good diagnosis performed and avoid driving the vehicle until repaired - you'll be glad you did. - DaveJHM
I have a 1997 Saab 9000. I was told by one garage I needed a new front pipe and cat I took it to a Saab expert who said both were fine My check engine light was as simple as the intake cam gasket cylinder 4 was leaking due to a small split in the factory paper gasket I bought a thicker felt one about an hour of labor for the install. No more check engine light. - lonnybrooks
why does my car die after the needle hits 500 RPMs and runs rough while idling and why does after sitting outside for a period of time does my windshield frost up in the inside?
It started running rough yesterday, then while driving last night, the engine light started blinking.
car runs rough when it comes off high idle - then after a couple of minutes it runs ok.
I have an 06 Taurus with 80,000 miles with a rough idle and misfire. Car runs fine when driving. The bigger problem with this however is that randomly when I am at a stoplight or sitting in traffic...