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by bobcatv62
Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: 1996-1999 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (3rd Generation)
Topic: 99 taurus engine dies
Replies: 3
Views: 546

Re: 99 taurus engine dies

My 97 is doing the same thing. after 20 sec at a lite it will die... I replaced the IAC and the throttle sensor also cleaned the MAF. still doing it.. any ideas
by bobcatv62
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: 1996-1999 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (3rd Generation)
Topic: surging 1997 Taurus
Replies: 4
Views: 292

1997 Taurus wagon

when i sit at a stop lite motor Will Die
by bobcatv62
Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: 1996-1999 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (3rd Generation)
Topic: surging 1997 Taurus
Replies: 4
Views: 292

Re: surging 1997 Taurus

OK i think after 50+ years of working on cars that i can detect a vacuum leak. the computer was not showing any codes at all. however i did finally find the problem. it was a worn out and very sloppy Throttle Sensor..









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by bobcatv62
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: 1996-1999 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (3rd Generation)
Topic: surging 1997 Taurus
Replies: 4
Views: 292

surging 1997 Taurus

I have a 1997 Taurus GL wagon and sitting at a light it will die or the idle will go up to 1500 rpm. i have changed the IAC valve and checked for vacuum leaks. there are none. this is at the point can't drive car.. any ideas