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Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable, Sedan
#3038 of 3389 Hello!
Jan 24, 2005 (6:07 pm)
I recently purchased a silver 2001 Ford Taurus SES! It has 57,000 miles on it. The body is in excellent condition, as well as the interior. This car came with power windows, locks, mirrors, and power driver's seat. It also has CD player and the bench seat option. The engine is the Vulcan V6 (which I feel is plentiful and pulls well).
The dealer put new brakes all the way around on this car, as well as had it serviced and lubed. They initially wanted $7,999, but I got it for $6,500! Did I get a great deal? The car runs GREAT!
#3039 of 3389 Re: Hello! [vppc]
Jan 25, 2005 (12:25 pm)
Congratulations on purchasing a quality, late-model used car. You'll save many thousands by purchasing cars like this in the future over new cars. Drive it till it drops or Drive it for a few years and maybe sell it for a few thousand less than you paid for it. Try to do that with a new car and you'll get reemed !
As for your price, It looks pretty average to me. Every dealer will discount their cars over asking prices.
You can book out your car here on Edmunds if you really want to.
#3040 of 3389 Re: Hello! [vppc]
Jan 25, 2005 (10:02 pm)
The Sable/Taurus are incredible used car buys. Great purchase!
Jan 26, 2005 (7:49 am)
Hi, Im new here. I have a 95 Mercury Sable V6 3.8L. It is one of the best cars I have owned, and is really reliable. Its got 115,000 miles on it thus far. My problem is with the heat. It started when the heat was on high, and the blow kicked to low, after hitting the dash the heat kicked back to high. Now the heat is on the low setting even when the dial is at high. I have replaced the blower motor, and the blower motor resistor. What do I do now?? Any Ideas?
#3042 of 3389 Re: my sable [shayelee]
Jan 27, 2005 (5:44 pm)
It could be
1) The blower motor selector switch or the connections to it
2) The wires between the selector switch and the blower.
3) A bad ground wire
- Good luck ! Electrical problems can be very tricky
#3043 of 3389 Re: Hello! [vppc]
Jan 28, 2005 (9:46 am)
Good purchase! That year was probably the best of all for Taurus. After that year they started "decontenting" them (i.e. no glove box light, no double sunshade on passenger side, no shade band on windshield, etc). One thing I would make sure they did and that is to change the transmission fluid. If they can prove that was done, fine. If not, have it done soon, then every 30,000 miles or so.
#3044 of 3389 Re: Popping Noise Front End 1999 Taurus [1stmountie]
Feb 06, 2005 (7:41 pm)
Yes I had my 1999 Taurus, recall fix ?? on 2/3/2005.
It has a popping noise on the right front also.
Do Ford know what to do now.
#3045 of 3389 2004 Taurses SES vs. 2004 Sable
Feb 10, 2005 (6:13 am)
What are the differences between these two cars besides looks? What is the price differential? I am not sure if I should buy one over the other. Is it just a matter of personal look preference or is there something other that I should be looking for.
Thanks so much for your help.
#3046 of 3389 cd changer for a 2001 sable ls premium
Feb 10, 2005 (11:22 am)
i have a 2001 sable with a tape deck/auto climate control. no cd changer by cd button of deck. i just purchased a factory changer from ebay, but do not know where it goes connected. i was told the car came prewired but i dont see any wires in the trunk. the cd changer did not come with wires, would i have tu purchase them, what would the be connected to?
#3047 of 3389 Re: 2004 Taurses SES vs. 2004 Sable [nic517]
Feb 10, 2005 (12:51 pm)
The differences are purely cosmetic. Different headlight assy, grill, tail light, rear door design etc. Inside, a little flashier on the Sable with wood trim (fake) etc. All engine, drivetrain, brakes, etc are all the same. Sable may run a few dollars higher, but not much. Personally I like the Sable front end and the Taurus rear end. It's all a matter of personal preference one vs the other.