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2001 Ford Taurus Question: how much dose a tune-up for a 2001 ford traurs cost ?
Answer #1Camster June 06, 2012, 17:00Technician
I suppose it depends on how it runs,and how thorough you want to be.No set price.
Replacing the spark plugs is #1 on the agenda,not a big labor or parts cost-that alone,should cure a lot of running problems.
Going deeper,you can change air and fuel filters,spark plug wires,pcv valve,etc.
If you want to keep the car,you wouldn't be wasting money to service the transmission,motor oil change and filter,change brake and power steering fluid and antifreeze.
Answer #2PARTS GUY June 06, 2012, 17:48Master
Why do you think you need a tuneup? How many miles do you have on the car?
ReplyCamster, June 06, 2012, 18:55Technician
That's a valid response as well.I went through all sorts of typical tune up and repair items on my 2002 Taurus that had an unusual running problem,including upper and lower manifold gaskets,before I finally came to the cause; a bad coil.
ReplyPARTS GUY, June 07, 2012, 08:31Master
If you provide more info you might get the right answers you want. How many miles,what have you already done,and is your check engine light on? When I say what have you done, I mean what have you replaced up to this point.
Replyserrina, June 08, 2012, 17:44Enthusiast
Thank you all for this responses. For starter's 126,000 on this 2001,It rattles and humms,cuts off waited at the light,eats up gas,and stalls...So what do u all think...Help!
ReplyPARTS GUY, June 09, 2012, 06:31Master
You have to have a check engine light on. What are the trouble codes?