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in dash door ajar light is lit and when i open the doors the interior light will not come on but after i turn car off and lock doors 10 minutes later interior light and outter mirror lights come on and stay on
has happened in really cold weather. engine cranks but wont start. when it gets warmer outside it will sometimes start
Was working fine stop at store 10 mins when put in reverse would not engage either direction
My 2003 ford taurus ain't shifting out

What seems to make the problem better or worse? Plenty power going down road
How long have you had this problem? 2 days
I have a Taurus with many new parts but the heads are blown out. My brother got a 99 grand marquis that only needs A/C parts, is anything compatible?

What seems to make the problem better or worse? nothing
How long have you had this problem? 2 weeks
The cruise control always worked fine on my 2003 Ford Taurus wagon with DOHC (24 valve) engine. Today I brought my car into a repair shop to have the rear brakes repaired (rotors, calipers, pads, and master cylinder). When I was driving home from the shop this afternoon, I noticed that my cruise control no longer works. The green indicator light (that says "Cruise Control") on the dashboard panel no longer illuminates when I try to set the cruise.
I called the mechanic, and he suggested checking the fuse. I checked the #32 position 10Amp fuse under the dash. It was ok.
Next I checked the brake pedal switch. It seems to be ok, and the brake lights illuminate when I step on the brakes.
Next I checked the cruise control physical linkage, and it doesn't seem to be binding. The next step is to check the Output Shaft Speed sensor, right? But I can't seem to find it. Can you tell me how to find it easily? And how to test it? Also, if the fuse is good (seems to be), why doesn't the indicator light on the dashboard illuminate (even if the cruise control refuses to physically engage)?
I am concerned that maybe this mechanic is playing me for a sucker. Does that seem likely to you?
How long have you had this problem? since I had a brake job today
While driving then I come to a light or yield the car cuts of but I can put it on neutral and turn it right back on
Rebuilt transmission in 2014
Only my top blows air.
My zip code is 30125. Was low on oil last Wed. Put 2 quarts in and everything seemed fine. Today Tuesday of the following week oil light came back on. Checked the oil level it was low again. Put two more quarts in. Oil light is still on and engine is starting to sound like a diesel. Oil level is good on dip stick. This is the 6 cylinder engine. Noise gets really bad under load such as going up hill trying to accelerate or even when using ac.
Fuel filter done 6 months ago,just replaced fuel sensor,sparkplugs,air filter,fuel filter car idles womt start got a gauge to check pressure now n cant find the valve
how can you tell if the water pump is bad?
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