2000 Ford Taurus Q&A
2000 Ford Taurus Question: What causes the car to want to die/or shut off?
It will have to be scanned to find the trouble! We could guess at it but that is a waste of time. - pushrod
Most likely severe misfire causing the blinking check engine light , which is a sign that you are doing damage while running. Live data scanner.not 'code reader' , would be best for starting diagnosis. Have you had any issue with dead battery yet? If not, alternator wouldn't be suspect yet. Any loss of coolant or overheating issues yet? - ziptie12
The car was low on oil, a little more than one quart remaining, and it was running fine still. I then drop it off for an oil change, pick it up, and only make it about 5 miles from the shop, all th...