2004 Ford Taurus Repair and Maintenance

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

2004 Ford Taurus Problems

Engine Oil Pan Gasket May Leak

The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.

automatic lights not working

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

Problem With Idle Air Bypass Valve May Cause Engine Performance Problems

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.

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2004 Ford Taurus Questions

The seal in my brakes wont seal, what causes this? (1 answer)

Can u use a ecm from a salvage yard if so how do you check for compatible (3 answers)

Already replaced 3 coils, plugs and car still coming up with same codes

Why is my check charging system light on after changing the alternator? (1 answer)

The light came on almost immediately after switching out the alternator. The battery tests fine and the ground wires have been checked. The light would come on and switch off intermittently but now it always turns on shortly after startup and does not go away.

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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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