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Take Care, Very Simple Things Matter.

November 28, 2010 about Ford Taurus

I own a Ford Expedition, I am not a Ford lover but we always upkeep our vehicles and so far no problems with our Exp. Replacement of things are expected, but not a huge cost when the oil is changed on time, fuel filter once a year, and brake pads. Oxygen censors just went out at 165,00 miles. So not complaining, another good thing to do is to add a bottle of Teckron fuel injector cleaner once a month, get it at costco, 6 for 15.99. My mechanic would yell at me if he sees it under 1/4 tank of gas! so pretend that 1/4 means empty. good luck.

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January 22, 2015 by Luca

Go to local auto store, buy a Chilton manual and see if you can intasll a new fuel pump or get an online auto repair manual from this site, link at top left. But if you can disconnect the fuel line, place fuel line into a gallon jug, (use help). Turn vehicle key to ON and see if you get alot of gas within seconds. Yes a fuel pump pressurizes the fuel rail, so time sitting is allowing it to build pressure. But a bad coil can do this, when they get hot, it creates an OPEN , which you get no spark-there for you crank, crank, crank the engine. When it cools down after sitting the Open now makes contact and you can start the vehicle. Also when you drive for a longtime, it shruggs or purges at a stop light or even while driving. Due to the heat in coil. $40.00-$80.00 usually for a new coil. $65.00-$120.00 for a fuel pump, usually. A simple $85.00 to have vehicle diagnostic check will tell you what to do, from a local GOOD shop. Dealer is $120.00 for the same. Shop must call and tell you problem and get your approval before they can fix it. So always DEMAND a call, before any repair is made. $1000.00 is too much to replace of a fuel pump. Try another shop-not a backyard crackhead jerk! Autozone, Pep boys, Kragen will do a free diagnostic check for a code, if your dash shows Check Engine light is on. Good-Luck!!

December 24, 2015 by Helen

It would be best to start by extracting any cenrurt and history codes. This may guide you oin the right direction. Could be any number of things.

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