Engine Stalling and/or Hesitation on Acceleration due to Faulty Idle Air Bypass Valve on Ford Taurus

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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Average mileage: 137,991 (80,000–275,000)
Engines affected: 3.0L V6, 3.0L V6 DOHC, 3.0L V6 SHO
9 model years affected: 1990, 1994, 1998, 2000, more2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2014
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2005 Ford Taurus - 3.0L V6 180,000 mi,
My Taurus want stay running unless I keep my foot on the gas. As soon as I take my foot off it dies out.
2005 Ford Taurus - 3.0L V6 140,000 mi,
I've replaced this part twice allready It runs great. For a day then boom By the second day its back to The same things engine shuts off At idl . Some times. And has a very bad Rough idle The part goes bad n two. Days I mean wtf. Is going on This is getting very old very fast
2005 Ford Taurus - 3.0L V6 130,896 mi,
I had to replace the starter because it stalled me at the clinic. The oil was dripping down in the starter. It's hard to start my Taurus in the cold. While driving it feels like someone is rear ending me. The transmission bumps. When I turn my car off it has a faint clicking under the hood. I've never been sent anything for recalls before. My email address is johndrowshelly345@gmail.com
2005 Ford Taurus - 3.0L V6 100,000 mi,
Losing power on acceleration.
Only on cold mornings my 2004 Ford Taraus wont start, It will turn over but just wont fire up and go.
1994 Ford Taurus - 3.0L V6 80,000 mi,
Difficult to start in cold weather. Slow acceleration
PVC Valve warn to the point of wide open at idle and acceleration. Look and see of it is close air off or it will effect IAB valve.
1998 Ford Taurus - 3.0L V6 160,000 mi,
start car I let it idle thens stalls on me
2002 Ford Taurus - 3.0L V6 DOHC
Same thing with my car
2005 Ford Taurus - 3.0L V6 275,000 mi,
crappy idle no power on acceleration please call with advice 540.494.7937 Earl thank you
1990 Ford Taurus - 3.0L V6 SHO 100,000 mi,
idling is too slow