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2006 Ford Taurus Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Ford Taurus

2006 Ford Taurus Problems

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 illuminate. If this happens, both the magnets and the synchronizers need to be replaced.

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.

Bad motor mounts can damage the engine coolant temperature sensor wiring, causing intermittent full rich conditions.

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2006 Ford Taurus Questions

I try to start it and it cranks but doesn't start. Try again it cranks a couple times and starts but the gauges in the dash all shake and tic for about 10 seconds then go where they're supposed to. Tried turning key to on for a few seconds and off then back on and the gauges act fine. Won...

I try to start it and it cranks but doesn't start. Try again it cranks a couple times and starts but the gauges in the dash all shake and tic for about 10 seconds then go where they're supposed to. Tried turning key to on for a few seconds and off then back on and the gauges act fine. Won...

brake warning light is on no codes found other then that message

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2006 Ford Taurus Recalls

Ford has recalled certain 2006 Tauruses built for a specific fleet company. When modified for the fleet, the passenger air bag deactivation switch lamp was not wired appropriately. Dealers corrected the wiring conditions on all affected vehicles. Recall is 100 percent complete.

Ford recalls 2006 E150, E250, E350 Escape, Expedition, F150, Ranger, Taurus, Lincoln Navigator, Mercury Mariner, and Mercury Mountaineer due to a possible lack of lubricant on the wiper motor output shaft gear. Eventually, loss of wiper function will result. Dealers will grease the wiper motor gears as necessary.

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2006 Ford Taurus Reviews

i hate this car. Just got it in November 2012 and it need a catalytic converter.

My 06 Taurus SEL looked fine on the outside...I thought I would have a great car here ( I purchased it used w/ 18K from Gaudin Ford here in vegas..extended warrenty too)Today, the A/C quit..Windshield washer system died also...rubber hoses cracked to lil pieces from the heat... Ignition sticky.. had it repaired..Ft speakers of the stereo quit...Steering wheel squeeked while turning..repaired it...

Intermittent problems getting car started. Replaced fuel filter, key reader, cam sensor,and crank sensor. Nothing seemed to help. When it happens all the information in the information center window resets such as trip mileage, MPG, outside air temp, ect. 2006 Ford SEL 41,000 miles.

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