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2003 Ford Taurus Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2003 Ford Taurus

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2003 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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2003 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...
Fan won't spin car smoking by reservoir
It does it all the time. Now it stalled out when it was raining the other night. Don't see no wir...
I start it back up, the light is off. I'll drive the rest of the day or even the next day before ...
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES ARE BEING RECALLED TO CORRECT A PROBLEM WITH A MALFUNCTIONING STOP LAM...
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE AIR FILTER PAPER IN THESE VEHICLES CAN SMOLDER OR BURN.
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY S...
Overall (12 Reviews)
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March 09, 2015
2003 Ford Taurus
I bought my 2003 Ford Taurus SES in Feb,2009 from Empire Ford. It must be a lemon. The car only had 85,285 miles on it when I bought it, thought with only that many miles on it with 6 years use, th...
December 23, 2014
2003 Ford Taurus
Good family car the 32V DOHC engine is smooth, ride is a notch got all the bells and whistles. I wish this car had digital things more like a luxury car but its amazing vehicle runs like new. We bo...
September 18, 2014
2003 Ford Taurus
Have had great luck with my 2003 Taurus SES ohv 6 cylinder. Have had very few problems, except car at apx. 60,000 miles started sputtering when hot and at red lights, felt like bad gas or a misfir...