Ford Taurus Rough Idle

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What are common reasons my Ford Taurus has a rough idle?

While there are a variety of reasons your Ford Taurus has a rough idle, the most common 3 are a vacuum leak, an issue with the spark plugs, or a problem with the ignition coil.
of the time it's
Vacuum Leak
of the time it's
Spark Plugs
of the time it's
Ignition Coil

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