Drivability Concerns Due to Failed MAP Sensor on Ford Taurus

A Lack of power, poor fuel economy, and black smoke from the exhaust can be caused by a defective MAP (manifold absolute pressure) sensor.

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Average mileage: 177,567 (177,567–177,567)
Exhaust & Emissions affected: 2.5L 4 Cylinder
3 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 2002
3 people reported this problem
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2002 Ford Taurus 177,567 mi,
Car was overheating replaced thermostat started acting like it had no power on accelerating map sensor melted. Now car sounds like her engine idles rough.