1990 Ford Taurus Q&A
1990 Ford Taurus Question: transmission
Sounds like you need to have the transmission checked out. This can be from something external like a throttle cable setting or internally inside the transmission. - munkyrench
Is this the first time it's happened? Mine was doing that a couple years ago and there was a code that was minor to be fixed and I had it serviced at a local transmission shop rather than taking it to the ford dealer for twice the cost. The tranny guy was awesome! It's doing it again, but I'm looking for a recall notice that I saw recently. I've had strange weird problems with mine. 97 ford taurus strip down model, no extras...160K miles. I say it has a demon under the hood doing the weird things, but I've seen lost of people who've had similar stuff and not just with Taurus. Good luck to you. Mine has trouble now going from 1st to 2nd and then sticks again at 2nd but it's fine after that and it also changes when the car has sat idling for some time and when the weather dips higher or lower. I'm looking to replace mine with a hondo or toyota ASAP... :-) - Visitor
i dont have an answer, i was hoping that you found out what it was. i just came accross a 94 taurus in great shape and runs great exept for the exact problem with trans that you mentioned. i know its been 4 years since you have posted this but i hope you can help me! i was told it maybe a peice of gasket that got stuck up in trans when fluid and filter were last changed - dpd917
I still have not found the vacuum leak. Is there a vacuum line to the transmission or would vacuum cause the transmission to shift differently? Would the vacuum leak cause the a...
...not go move. Put in reverse, backup lights came on. Put in drive 1 & 2 and nothing. Checked transmission fluid was about 8 inches above full line. Ran car 30 minutes, checked fluid and was all the w...
.... Would this one work for me? Wikipedia shows the various vehicles that supposedly uses this transmission. Can anyone else verify this is accurate, or guide to a better resource? http://en.wikipe...
Did not see under service selection Automatic transmission
I am hoping it is not the transmission, could it be the PCM? No, I have not had any transmission oil leakage and the level is good. I've not had any signs of trouble either.