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I recently replaced the thermostat and the heater core in the 98 Taurus. However, it overheats to the point that water starts boiling out of the reservoir. What are your thoughts on what might be going on? The heat gauge shows the coolant temp to be normal.

The car has a vibration makes a rumbling noise as the car goes faster. I believe the noise is coming from the front left drive shaft. Any ideas if that is the problem. A while back I had the front struts replaced. The noise and vibration started after that.

Car over heated - just once. cam gear synchronizer chirping.

my bearing is gone out and i need to change them but i am new to this promble

what does a fuel comp error mean in a 2004 ford taurus

My car is making a loud grinding noise I was told it was my ac compressor, Can I do without it?

I have a 1993 Ford Taurus. 3.0 V6 engine. In 2008 I drove it from Northern Maine to Norfolk, Virginia (997 miles). For the year I was in Norfolk I had no troubles with the car. A month before I was supposed to return to Maine my machanic gave it a clean bill of health. He checked all the fluids.

I chose not to drive it back to Maine so I parked it at my sister's for 10 months. It was not driven during that time. It was started only twice. Last week it was driven out of the garage. The brake pads made a screetching sound. Then the brakes failed all together, they are spongy all the way to the floor. Break light stays on. I thought it needed brake fluid so I put some in. Car was started and ran a few minutes. I noticed brake fluid spewing out the bottom of the engine and spraying toward the inside of the left front tire. Even with this spewing of fluid, the fluid level in the plastic container did not go down. (As if the fluid was not making it to the brake system.)

Please advise as to what to do now

I have a 1999 Ford Taurus station wagon and once in awhile the wipers will come on a couple of times while driving and then go off. Strange! Has anyone else had that problem and if so how was it resolved.

My fan does not blow at any speed. When air conditioning is on, I can feel cool air, but no fan. Service station said $175 for the motor and about $150 for resister if needed. That's a good price for the motor, but high for the resister. I have a feeling they will tell me I need both even though I don't think I need the resister. They would likely say they replaced the motor and now need to replace the resister. Would it be crazy for me to ask to see how well the blower works before they replace the resister?

I was towing my vehicle from the front end and somehow the ac hose got caught and busted and the refridgerent leaked out. Can someone please tell me how to replace this hose and is their certain parts you need to take off in order to change the hose.

just happen for the first time it clicked when i cranked it

This car has started to make loud screech noise when starting. When it does this it does not start, so I turn the key off and try again, then it will start right up without the noise. What part should I get checked? Its real low mileage under 80,000.

I am looking at a 1993 Ford Taurus that has 60,000 miles the body and interior are in real good condition, the guy want $2800.00 for this car he has all the maintence record so it has been well maintained. Is this price to high and what can you tell me about this year car with low mileage?

stays smoking and i have change motor oil and filter and spurg plugs it hasn"t run for over a year but it run"s good and the motor sounds good it has a check engine light on

about 5 miles from home, my car died in an intersection and would only click when i turned the key. battery is less than a year old. got it towed home, charged the battery and put a multi tester on it. when i started the car it was at 13, turned on the lights and it dropped. changed the voltage regulator and alternator and it still drains the battery without re-charging it. WHAT ELSE COULD IT BE? PLEASE HELP. car only has 78,000 miles on it. i bought it from a widow who had not driven very much after her husband died

got a 1999 Taurus 3.0L DOHC and the shaft behind the harmonic pulley(crank pulley) broke.
I got the harmonic pulley and bracket off and had to grind the shaft down to the to the damper pulley where there is a nut.
I used a 3/4 breaker bar and 6' pipe to try and unthread the shaft from the center of the damper counterclock wise but it won't move. Does anyone know if the thread are left or right thread in the center of the damper pulley? Everything online says there right thread and to unthread go counterclock wise.At my wits end, if you have a diagram, it would be great! Thanks

how long to replace belt tensioner

My 1999 Ford Taurus has stopped running, I was not driving the day that it stopped but car was having trouble beforehand I think I got bad gas about two or three weeks before it actually quit. Everytime I accelerated my car would i guess you can call it pouting like it wanted to backfire but never did just the jerking but would stop once speed gained. The day car stopped it had gas in it there was water not overheated to my understanding. Replaced one of the relays that was burnt out(not the starter or fuel pump relay) Car turns over but won't crank when battery charged. Just not sure how much more I want to invest in this car. Was told that fuel pump was turning on but does that mean that it is good condition. Please help me to know where to start.

when i press the remote to open or lock the car, it makes an attempt to do what it is intended for does not fo;;ow through

car runs hot when idle

happened after having the transmission replaced

hi dude, this morning i just turn the key in the ignition, anything is ok but engine. no sound of engine start. meantime, the battery indicator lamp (red) just blinked. so what happen?

I am looking for the fuse for the transmission. I only have first gear and I wonder if I have a bad fuse.

I took the side cover off & removed the veins for the pump , but the shaft does'nt want to pull out . Is there a retainer clip behind the throttle body ? If so when I pull off the body will I have to worry about dropping any check balls or springs or is there any thing else I should know ?


I cannot shift my car out of park unless i turn the key to ACC. halfway to power up, and then put it into neutral. I can then start it, and shift normaly except back to park. then I have to repeat the above process. Happens all the time.

Hi! I have a 2001 Taurus LX, on which remote keyless entry was not standard equipment. I would like to add it and I have been told that I can swap out the GEM from the same model year that had keyless, and then I will be able to program remotes. Firstly, is there any truth in this? Secondly, where/what is the GEM module? Thirdly, what steps would be needed to accomplish this? Thanks!

Unless I turn the key to ACC and then shift to neutral, I cannot get my car out of park. When driving it, if I put it into park, It will get stuck there. I then have to shut down, put the key in ACC then shift to neutral, and then restart.

when the 6 disk cd changer is inserted into the holding area in the center console, it displays "CDE" on the head unit display. The radio, tape player works fine. You can hear the changer make noises likes it trying to work, but just wont play the cd's.

I need an estimate of labor costs for replacing a transmission with a used or rebuilt transmission. Thank you