2004 Ford Taurus Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Ford Taurus

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2004 Ford Taurus Problems

Engine Buck/Misfire at Freeway Speeds

The engine may misfire and/or buck while driving at freeway speeds with no fault code stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This can be caused by an intermittent fault with the camshaft synchronizer assembly. This condition can be diagnosed by monitoring knock sensor data as per Ford service bulletin #05-22-12. Replacement of the synchronizer assembly will be required to correct this concern.

Heater 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 ...

automatic lights not working

when i turn the automatic light switch on my healghts dont come on but my running(parking) lights do

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2004 Ford Taurus Questions

Sugar in gas tank. (1 answer)

Hello I am wondering if sugar gets put in your gas tank do you change the fuel pump right away along with filter. Please help

2004 Ford Taurus code p0453 (1 answer)

2004 Ford Taurus p0453 code coming up. Does that make the car not accelerate or is their a different problem. I wap told that Ford gives out that code but it could ad something else. Any ideas. Please help

Car had sugar and white sand put into the gas tank a p0453 code keeps coming up. Car runs rough. Please help. (1 answer)

Car has no acceleration after driving it for twenty min I have done tons of work on it. A p0453 code comes up. Along with a p0443 code. Stuck please help

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2004 Ford Taurus Recalls

Ford Recalls 2004 Taurus, Thunderbird, and Mercury Sable Models for Seat Weld Issue

Ford has recalled certain 2004 Taurus, Thunderbird, and Mercury Sable vehicles due to an inadequate weld on the front seats. In a collision, the seat may not perform as designed, which could result in injury. Dealers will replace the upper support assembly on the power seats.

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2004 Ford Taurus Reviews

I have a 2004 Taurus. Its a nice car in all but we bought it used obviously.it ran great for a week or two then all of a sudden, any time the rpm get lower the car will shut down.I have no clue what could be the problem.this car has already caused t racks dew to the shutting off suddenly.
I love my 2004 ford Taurus se. has 3.0 Vulcan engine and no problems with motor or transmission,replaced coil and power steering hose.drives great gas mileage could be better.
I have (2) 2004 Ford Taurus and they both have issues with water getting in the trunk am I the only one with this problem? What could be the problem? 1 of them has a hesitation.

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