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Mercury Sable, Ford Taurus, Heating / Cooling, Sedan, Wagon
#64 of 94 Re: 2000 Mercury Sable heating and coolant problem. [sableowner]
Nov 01, 2008 (6:46 pm)
It sounds like a bad heater core, probably rusted. When coolant leaks out from underneath the car usually at the firewall is is the heater core. Check to see if you have coolant inside on the floor near the fan outlets..........hope it helps.........
#65 of 94 98 taurus wont heat cabin above lukewarm
Nov 19, 2008 (8:08 pm)
Heater core doesnt leak but heat is weak. I bought a heater core which looks so substantial I cant believe the old one is clogged.
Any suggestions before I start tearing apart the dash. thanks
#66 of 94 1993 Taurus cooling fan- controller bad?
Dec 02, 2008 (9:33 pm)
Just bought a 1993 Taurus GL. The cooling fan will only come on at high when the temp gauge reads between M-A on the NORMAL range, but does work with the AC. In reading a Haynes manual, it describes a 3 step fan speed, low speed at temperature X, medium speed at temperature Y and high speed at temperature Z. No CEL. Is it possible that the fan controller mounted on the radiator is defective? I replaced the CTS which was defective and the fan wasn’t coming on at all.
#67 of 94 2002 ford taurus a/c pump siezed
Dec 06, 2008 (7:39 pm)
i have a 2002 ford taurus the clutch siezed on my taurus for the air can i remove the pump and put a non air belt on or do i need a bi-pass pully for the car its a 3L
#68 of 94 haunted taurus???
Jan 17, 2009 (6:10 am)
Our 01 taurus has several odd things going on right now... see if anyone can take a stab at this. When sitting and idling it seems to load up and sputter a bit, when we had the auto store plug in there computer to the dash it said it was too rich with gas. this bean after we had the overflow talk replaced as it had a crack in it, and the thermostate and the water pump and the timing chain(i think is what they called it-some type of chain). Ever since the car eats antifreeze, but sometimes after a long drive when you let it cool a bit the overflow tank will be dry, but once you open the cap and air begins to seep in coolant will flow back from the radiator into the overflow. We also have the no warmer thatn luke warm air flowing in through vents...unless you rev the engine... even after warmed up. If you occasionally rev the engine quite a bit it will spit out hot air like normal for a while. There is no big spots from fluid leaks under the car after parking....help? LOST
#69 of 94 2001 Mercury Sable Climate Control Not Working
Feb 14, 2009 (6:58 am)
I purchased this car in Dec this year with only 31k on it. I didn't check the air when we got home we realized we couldn't get the air to work. We did a search through Yahoo and came up with a sheet to test the climate control to see what the problem was. Instead of giving us a code it just reset the system. Then we checked and the air worked perfectly until you turn the car off. Then you are back to square one where you have to reset the system again to get the A/C to come on. This wouldn't bother me except that the climate control is set to 90 degrees is seems. You just get the hottest heat which you can not adjust. Of course unless I reset it. But do I want to do that everyday? Has anyone had this problem?
#70 of 94 2000 Sable no heat
Feb 14, 2009 (9:23 am)
I've been told my heater core is bad and that to replace it means removal of the dash board. If that is true, is there any short cuts like cutting into the ducting?
#71 of 94 Water Gauge
Feb 17, 2009 (6:45 pm)
I have a Ford Taurus 1996 wagon, My water gauge rises almost to 3/4 the way up especially up hill and on hot days, mechanic flushed out the radiator but said it will probably need replacing eventually. Which will be a drag and expensive as its undaneath.I use my A/C to lower the gauge and it works but if the hill is really steep and goes for about 15mins, once at the top I started to notice smoke coming from the bonnet once engine was turned off. I let it cool for about half an hour, checked the water, it was fine, no other obvious things noted. drove again everything was fine. Could it be I need to replace the radiator? Someone suggested could be the pistons? Please help.....
#72 of 94 Knocking
Feb 17, 2009 (6:47 pm)
My ford taurus 96 has a knocking clicking sound on the left side sumwhere by the front tyre. Its noticible when steering round corners and at times breaking...plz help
#73 of 94 Re: 2001 Mercury Sable Climate Control Not Working [themcglynns]
Mar 13, 2009 (4:38 pm)
I have this EXACT same problem, but can not figure out what to do about it - I am hesitant to take it to a mechanic before doing a little research since I just moved to Texas, where there is no such thing as consumer protection, and any mechanic can take you to the cleaners just for pulling into their parking lot. (And for those who say this means they won't stay in business, you should see how often these "businesses" drown customers is so much garbage and fear - you might KILL someone if you don't get those brakes fixed! - and then change hands, claiming "new ownership" to sucker people into giving them another try).
Does anyone know about this problem? How do you get the A/C to reset? That could at least be helpful, since we are now going to be facing very high temperatures here in the near future!