1998 Ford Taurus Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Ford Taurus
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1998 Ford Taurus ProblemsHeater hose tube assembly
Leaking antifreeze and I noticed it was coming from underneath the car in the back by the oil pan.
I lifted the car up on jackstands and realized it was a black metal pipe/ rubber hose combination which is crimped together with a silver piece of metal.
This assembly connects to the heater core against the firewall. I ordered the part on 1AAuto which also had the video procedure posted on youtube. I removed the passenger side cowl and the ...
when i turn the automatic light switch on my healghts dont come on but my running(parking) lights do
If you experience difficulty starting the engine when cold, stalling at idle, or hesitations during acceleration, it may be the idle air bypass valve. This valve helps the vehicle idle steady when the accelerator pedal is not pressed.
1998 Ford Taurus QuestionsCan anyone tell me where the oil pump is located and do i need to take the oil pan down? (1 answer)
1998 Ford Taurus RecallsFord Recalls 1998-1999 Taurus and Mercury Sable Vehicles for Seat Belt Buckle Anchor Issue
Ford has recalled certain 1998-1999 Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles for an issue with the front seat belt buckle attaching stud. On some vehicles, the attaching stud could develop cracks due to manufacturing issues. If cracked, the belt may become detached and not properly protect vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the seat belt buckle mounting bracket and stud assembly.
Ford has recalled certain 1997-1998 Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles and 1998 Contour, Mercury Mystique, Lincoln Navigator, and Town Car models to provide owners with proper instructions on how to aim their headlamps. If there is a need to adjust the headlamps, during headlamp replacement for example, there is a lack of proper documentation on how to properly perform the adjustment. Ford will mail vehicle owners a new owner guide containing revised aiming instructions.