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by talkinggoat
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: 2000-2007 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (4th Generation)
Topic: Replacing AC Compressor
Replies: 1
Views: 178

Replacing AC Compressor

I am about to order an A/C compressor for my 2003 Taurus, but there are 2 available, at Rock Auto... An OE and Service type. Part numbers YC2486 and YCC337. The site doesn't explain the difference. Also, I found some sites that recommend replacing the dryer and others recommend replacing the condens...
by talkinggoat
Thu Mar 17, 2011 9:00 am
Forum: 2000-2007 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (4th Generation)
Topic: Problems at Idle
Replies: 1
Views: 461

Problems at Idle

When I am sitting in traffic for about 1-3 minutes, my Taurus will often start to progressively run bad, then worse, then completely die and not want to start back up. I have to let it sit for 10 minutes, or so, with the key off, before it will run again. I have to turn the key off; if I leave it on...
by talkinggoat
Thu Mar 17, 2011 8:54 am
Forum: 2000-2007 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (4th Generation)
Topic: Squeak when first started....
Replies: 3
Views: 978

Re: Squeak when first started....

Check the belt. If that doesn't look bad, check cam syncronizer. I would think if it were the belt, you would be able to hear it from the front. The cam sync is very hard to pickup.

Sometimes the syncronizer will squeak, intermittently. It's something about not oiling properly.