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#13 of 181 Re: 2002 Taurus engine noise [ted16]
Dec 18, 2006 (6:23 pm)
I ended up calling a friend of mine who is a Ford Master tech. He couldn't diagnose over the phone but could recall no engine noises such as this. He had me replace the PCV valve since I had told him it sounded like it could be near the intake. I did this yesterday and was very shocked find out the noise went away...for how long I don't know but it is gone. Good luck.
#14 of 181 why is my 1998 ford taurus using transmission fluid
Nov 05, 2006 (1:36 pm)
It is not leaking at all. It is using about a quart every 2 weeks or so. It does shift hard from 1st to 2nd. The car runs great has a 3.0 with 110,00 miles on it
#15 of 181 2002 Taurus engine noise
Dec 13, 2006 (8:18 pm)
Have an 02 taurus with 90,000 miles, has recently started making a noise similar to a belt slipping or a sleeve bearing in alternator, but sound seems to be coming from inside engine. Could this be rocker arms or cam shaft bearing. Has anyone experienced similar problem?
#16 of 181 Re: 2002 Taurus engine noise [ted16]
Dec 17, 2006 (1:56 pm)
YES! I am working on my 2003 3.0L 12V 80,000 miles as we speak. I have exactly the same symptom. I thought is was the idler pulley. I just replaced it and I am still getting the sound. Upon closer investigation, it sounds like it is coming from around the pushrods or near the "rear" of the engine near the transmission??? Ted, did you figure anything out? Email me at bogner24yahoo.com if you see this!!! Anyone HELP!!
#19 of 181 Car can';t get any pull
Jan 15, 2007 (8:25 pm)
Hey everybody i have a 1997 ford taurus that can't get any pull when driving it straight ,But if i am going to make a turn it will get up 40(mph)when turning corners though and if given gas it will only get u to 15-20(mph)all the gears switch fine .Just got front motor mount on ,also have to put the back one on .my main concern is that i find my current problem and try to fix it so that i can get to necesssary places
#20 of 181 Re: Car can';t get any pull [fkmachnic31]
Jan 20, 2007 (11:26 pm)
So is ti like the water pump.a heat valve or something.?I need alittle more info.thanks though narrowing it down so i know i have to look at something dealing with heating system.So could it be the fan& belt u think?
#21 of 181 Re: Car can';t get any pull [fkmachnic31]
Jan 21, 2007 (7:53 am)
it is a 99 ford taurus. i have changed everthing. but nothing seems to work.thanks">
#22 of 181 1997 Ford Taurus Questions
Jan 24, 2007 (11:19 am)
I have two problems I have questions about.
1. When I turn my steering wheel to the right or put the vehicle in reverse the radio goes off and it may come back on or it might not.
2. We are in SW MO and during the ice storm we had a little over a week ago I went out to my car and started it to come home from work. The car started fine but when I went to shift the gear shift it was very difficult to shift (automatic transmission). When it did go into gear it would not leave low gear. Now it will not shift out of low gear if I start out in OD.