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.
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During the manufacturing process, the side seam of the fuel tank may not have been properly sealed and as a result, the fuel tank would be weakened and not perform as expected in the event of a crash. In addition, a fuel leak could develop at any time. Dealers will inspect the fuel tank and replace it as necessary on vehicles included in this recall.
2012 Ford Taurus Questions and Answers
Does it really make a difference whether or not it's a flex fuel? some stores ask, some say it's not an option.
2012 Ford Taurus Reviews
Some of the time the spring loaded flapper inside the gas line will not open when I press the gas nozzle against it. I have to put my fingers down the line and push on both sides to get the flapper to open then I must try to ram the gas nozzle between my fingers before the flap closes.
I purchased my car about 6 weeks ago. When you get it out on the highway at highway speeds, it hesitates like a miss every once in a while. The car has been reprogrammed and been checked over by the dealership. They say they can find nothing wrong and that the other tauruses they have do the same thing. Anybody have similar problems?