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Ford Taurus Problem With Idle Air Bypass Valve May Cause Engine Performance Problems

Ford Taurus Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2005

Engines Affected: 3.0L V6, 3.0L V6 SHO

Average Mileage: 115,500 mi (80,000 mi - 147,000 mi)


If you experience difficulty starting the engine when cold, stalling at idle, or hesitations during acceleration, it may be the idle air bypass valve. This valve helps the vehicle idle steady when the accelerator pedal is not pressed.

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