when i started driving it acted like it wasnt picking up speed right then it just died . now the engines locked up.
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1998 Ford Taurus Question: my 98taurus died and now engines locked up any sugestions
Answer #1pushrod December 11, 2012, 22:54Master
What engine do you have DOHC/PUSHROD? Was the oil level correct?
Who checked it and said it is locked up? Any noise or warning lights just before this happened? Need more input!
Any noise like a drive belt might have been squealing? Poss. driven componet locked instead of engine.
Just for the heck of it remove drive belt and try to start the engine.
Answer #2your.mechanic December 11, 2012, 23:01Master
You will be shopping for another car this Christmas.
Answer #3goodguy December 12, 2012, 06:01Master
I agree with wetry
Answer #4Greg's Orange Auto (13428 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper December 12, 2012, 07:02Master
tow it to your mech and get an est. but i agree withwetry also
Answer #5ziptie12 December 12, 2012, 19:11Master
Does it matter enough to reply to any of the suugestions (and I agree with wetry). Merry? Christmas.
Replypushrod, December 12, 2012, 21:51Master
No i dont think any of this really matters, cause we never know what the outcome is. So, hell i agree with wetry too.
That ol pushrod motor was tough as nails though! But not without oil.