2008 Ford Taurus Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Ford Taurus
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2008 Ford Taurus ProblemsEngine 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.
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.
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). Professional electrical diagnosis is recommended before replacement of any parts.
2008 Ford Taurus Questionswhere is the air bag module located on the Taurus x (1 answer)
I need to know where it is to remove it for resetting/replacement
Why is the handle made of plastic? How do I get it replaced? Is it on the recall list?
It is a 2008 ford Taurus SELL all wheel drive I can't find the code to get in car it is keyless on door can't find comp module
2008 Ford Taurus RecallsDriver's Frontal Air Bag Does Not Inflate Properly
The second stage of air bag deployment may not deploy, resulting in the increased risk of occupant injury. Dealers will inspect and replace the driver's front air bag module as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.