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1998 Ford Taurus Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Ford Taurus

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 Ford Taurus is between $389 and $475 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1998 Ford Taurus
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$432
Annual Repair Cost
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The magnet for the camshaft position sensor may fall out of its mount and damage the synchronizers. This causes long crank times when starting the engine and may cause the Check Engine Light to i...
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 ...
Multiple owners have reported instances of the automatic headlights not functioning properly. Possible causes are failure of the sunload sensor, the light switch, or the Smart Junction Box (SJB). P...
Fluid is full and cable is working... could it be a senior? I even disconnected the battery cable...
Went to store and came back to car and wouldn't go in any gear.... fluid is full cable is still a...
Making a loud noise when i do not have foot on gas and everything will turn but the crankshaft wo...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL SEAT TRACKS. THE FRONT SEAT BELT B...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE TEXT AND/OR GRAPHICS FOR THE VEHICLE HEADLAMP AIMI...
Overall (11 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
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Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
April 06, 2014
1998 Ford Taurus
My headlights are staying on with car off and switch off on my 98 ford Taurus. Checked fuses all is fine...replaced light switch checked ground wires that I could see any other suggestion.Do not k...
January 15, 2014
1998 Ford Taurus
My 1998 Ford Taurus is a hunk of s**t. I got it from my grandfather in January 2013, and he never drove it. I am always commuting back and forth from school and work. The lines on my tranny came lo...
August 14, 2013
1998 Ford Taurus
My 98 Taurus Wagon SE is also still on the road with 181,000 miles and a survivor of two rear end collisions (pesky tailgaters!). The 2nd one resulted in a 1/2 inch frame compression that took thre...