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Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable, Sedan, Wagon
Jan 21, 2006 (11:42 pm)
Hi, I own '02 Sable Premium with Duratec. It has 60K freeway miles. Not problems so far and only one recall (something related to wires for brake lights) that was performed during 30K service. And also during this service they fixed engine "tapping" noise per tech bulletin under warranty (required re-torque one of camshafts). So I did not have any inconveniences or problems with this car for 3.5 years. At 30K service they gave me loaner and at 60K service I got rental with discount (Ford Mustang convertible for $30 and I loved it!) because I performed some of services by myself and they give loaner only if they perform all services. Yeah, and all Conties are still in perfect shape – may last probably another 30K. I cannot say that they brake perfectly under wet conditions, but stock tires are always cost saving long serving tires. Brake pads and rotors look like they can last another 60K. Car more than worth the price I paid for it.
Now why I still write to this forum? I perform some services myself and couldn’t find PCV. I have pictures where it should be located (under throttle body) but surprised not be able to find it. Pictures are from older Taurus Duratec (may be ’98). Did they change a PCV location on 2000+ models? Thank you.
#2223 of 3012 Re: How to change a Mercury Sable fuel filter [tricon7]
Jan 23, 2006 (8:43 pm)
Its located underneath the passenger side back door... almost directly underneath... if you have already purchased the part.. just look underneath, and you'll see pretty much the same piece underneath..
as far as chaning it.. its one of the fastest, easiest things to do... but can become a little messy..
youll have two connectors to it... just unfasten the clamps at both ends, and pull the two apart.. then connect your new one on the same way you took the old one off... simple as that... trust me it will be alot easier to see and do, then to have it explained in to much detail... but if you have ever changed your oil filter, its even easier and faster than that... good luck
#2224 of 3012 Feels like I'm running over somthing
Jan 25, 2006 (4:46 am)
I have a sable 2001 with 96,000 miles on it, its now started to feel like that I'm on a wash board road or that I have driven over something in the road, going to take it to the shop but dont want to get ripped of either. Thanks for your time
#2225 of 3012 Electrical leak won't stop
Jan 27, 2006 (4:15 pm)
I hope I'm posting in the proper thread.
My 2002 Ford Taurus wagon has a 200 milli amp electrical leak that won't quit. I've pulled each of the fuses and the leak is still there. At first, I thought my problem was the OEM battery, but a new, recharged battery quickly wore down. That's when I discovered the leak. I clearly need help.
#2226 of 3012 Re: [calodoso]
Jan 29, 2006 (6:12 pm)
I've been having a similar (but more specific) problem with my stereo system in my 98 Taurus. The radio's audio will cut out, but the display will stay on. Then, after a while, the entire radio will cut out, display and all. It appears to be fairly intermittent, with the radio returning to 'normal' for a day or so, and then the cycle repeats. I've replaced the radio, but the problem still occurs. I'm guessing that it's something in the electrical system outside the radio itself, or perhaps the Taurus radio has a problem? Any help would be appreciated!
#2227 of 3012 Temperature Gauge Readings - Normal?
Jan 30, 2006 (10:21 am)
I have a 93 Taurus Wagon GL, 3.0 V6.
Is what I am observing on my temperature gauge normal or symptomatic of a problem?
1) From a cold start the temperature on the gauge will rise to between the MA of NORMAL and then quickly fall to the N and then rise again.
2) Once warmed up, On highway, it will read between the NO of normal.
3) In city, I have seen it go has high as A then drop to the middle. In city I have also seen it not exceed the R.
Is this normal or symptomatic of an underlying problem.
Some notes: The radiator was replaced as well as the thermostat.
Thanks to all for a prompt response.
Jan 30, 2006 (10:28 am)
help i need the location of the egr valve on a ford taurus 1990
#2229 of 3012 Re: 95 Taurus Won't Turn Off [nonmechanic]
Jan 30, 2006 (10:31 am)
I've got the same problem with my car. Were you able to resolve it? Any advice?
#2231 of 3012 Brake light bulb change
Feb 03, 2006 (6:07 pm)
I have a 1999 Mercury Sable Wagon and found out my only working brake light is the high one on the gate. I was looking for access to check bulbs but could not find any. It puzzles me that Ford makes such simple task like bulb change a dealer issue. Anyway, if anybody knows how to get to lower bulbs, I would appreciate info.