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#147 of 197 Alternator Question
Jul 26, 2010 (12:11 pm)
I found out I do have a bad diode in my alternator. In my 2000 flex fuel Taurus.
I see online there are 110 and 130 amp replacement units some have lower cycle numbers than others as well. I tend to use a good bit of in car chargers and run my lights all the time. Would the 130 amp be better for my car or would 130 amp be too much for the vehicle?
Jul 12, 2009 (8:16 am)
bought a used 2008 taurus se. great so far but the dealer didnt know the code for the door locks, is wasnt hidden on the trunk strut or under the passenger side dash. is there any where else i can look for wants 75 to put it on the machine and get it.
#150 of 197 warning light flashing no start
Jul 27, 2010 (8:01 pm)
we replaced the steering column on a 01 ford taurus (some on tried to steel it busted up the column) now the security warning lights flashing and the car won't start. do you know of any way to reset it or disable it?
#151 of 197 Turn signal bulb needs replacing on Sable
Jul 19, 2010 (12:22 pm)
#152 of 197 Turn signal bulb needs replacing on Sable
Jul 19, 2010 (12:22 pm)
The turn signal bulb (small amber colored bulb) in the headlamp of my 2001 Mercury Sable went out. Does anybody know how to access that bulb so I can replace it? Thanks.
#153 of 197 Re: 2002 Taurus windshield wipers, windows, door locks, automatic lock in D [spencer31]
Oct 09, 2010 (8:54 pm)
Yes I know what this is. You need a new transmission switch. It is on the top of the transmission under the hood on the left side. (If you are sitting in it.) The shift cable is attached to the switch and an electrical connector.
I think the power windows will work when the car is in reverse. That would confirm it.
#154 of 197 Re: 99 Taurus Electrical Help [coachtrox]
Dec 17, 2010 (8:22 am)
I am currently experiencing the same problem with my 2002 sable wagon. I have replaced the alt & batt. but to no avail. Someone said it was a superfuse under the hood, but I haven't checked yet. Please let me know what your solution was.
#155 of 197 Electrical Haywire
Apr 27, 2011 (5:53 am)
Is anyone having this issue or know a cure.... While driving my 99 Sable, my winshield wipers come on by themself maybe twice every 4-5 months, yst my speedometer needle was out of control, then my O/D light started flashing on/off, recently while driving in the rain the car would appear to cut off while im driving (the dash lights would come on & the car would begin to hestitate and make steering a little rough)
#156 of 197 05 Taurus-Radio/CD Dead
May 02, 2011 (1:38 pm)
While playing a CD from the 6 CD changer, the CD stopped. Hitting the CD button on the dash gave a "NO DJ" error message. Then, the radio display and clock would not display. After restarting the car, the radio worked, but, I could not change the station or volume and the clock did not advance. Now, nothing from the radio or the display....all the other items in the unit work (rear defroster, AC, vent, etc....I did not try the cassette player).
I checked the fuse diagram and cannot locate one exclusively for the radio. I tried #22 for the cluster (15A), but it was OK....