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How do replace a water bypass tube on a 97 ford taurus

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Is this a queston of how to replace a stock part on stock car.
a: unclamp it, pull it and reverse procedure.
or
how to hack (non stock modifcations) the heater hose, bypass. it
easy, cut it off and put a loop in place of both hoses.

Posted on Oct 16, 2013

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SOURCE: How do I change the water pump on a 97 Ford Taurus V-6

detach the cable from the negative terminal of the battery then loosen the 4 water pump pulley bolts be sure to do this before removing the drive belt then remove the drive belt, alternator, and remove accessory drive belts and idler assembly bolts loosen the hose clamp and detach the heater hose from the water pump and then remove bolts from water pump they around $36.00 at NAPA

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

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SOURCE: need diagram for placement of serpentine belt for 97 Ford Taurus

Auto Zone has that information on line here. You didn't say what size engine you have or whether it is OHV or DOHC, but according to their numbers, almost 90% of 97 Taurus are 3.0L OHV.

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

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SOURCE: 97 ford taurus air bag module location

It"s in the steering column...

Posted on Apr 01, 2009

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SOURCE: replace a serpentine belt on a 97 ford taurus

use a 15mm box wrench on the nut retaining the tensioner pulley to pry the tensioner 'arm' against the spring to release belt. note belt routing on decal under hood,or make a sketch,to aid in replacement.
on OHV engine rotate clockwise
on OHC rotate counter clockwise
be sure belt is completely seated on pulleys

Posted on Oct 15, 2009

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SOURCE: where is the commen oil leak on a 97 ford taurus

Maybe, maybe not, It's most likely a bad rear seal or worn main bearings but check the oil filter just to be safe. Sometimes things go wrong when changing the oil filter that can cause similar symptoms.
1) old gasket left behind.
2) cross threaded filter.
3) loose filter.
4) damage gasket or defective new filter.

Posted on Jun 06, 2010

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97 ford taurus gl , trouble shooting no heat. Just replaced the water pump but I dont have any heat... where do I start looking???


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Waterpump 2002 ford turaus 3.0 durtec


3.0L Engine

VIN S Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
  • Splash shield
  • Lower heater hose
  • Radiator lower tube bolt
  • Radiator upper front tube bolt
  • Air cleaner assembly
  • Battery and tray
  • Water pump belt
  • Upper radiator hose
  • Engine vent hose
  • Transaxle 10 pin connector
  • Radiator bypass hose assembly
  • Thermostat housing
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  • Water pump mounting nuts
  • Connector hose
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To install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
  • Water pump
  • Connector hose
  • Water pump mounting nuts and tighten them to 15-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm)
  • A/C compressor brace, if equipped, and tighten the nuts to 15-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm)
  • Thermostat housing
  • Radiator bypass hose assembly
  • Transaxle 10 pin connector
  • Engine vent hose
  • Upper radiator hose
  • Water pump belt
  • Battery and tray
  • Air cleaner assembly
  • Radiator upper front tube bolt
  • Radiator lower tube bolt
  • Lower heater hose
  • Splash shield
2. Fill the cooling system.
3. Start the engine and check for leaks.

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How to bypass anti theft in 2004 ford taurus?


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Replace the water pump and thermostat if you already are aware that you have water pump going out.
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Still very low heater output after changing thermostat, water pump. Blend door ok. car does not run hot. takes a long time for temp gauge to read from cold


These Tauruses had a problem with the heater cores plugging up, blowing out the head gaskets and no heat issues. Ford issued a TSB#98B26 (Tech Service Bulletin) to modify water pump and install a heater hose bypass tube. I would start by completely flushing the system with a good flush. Then reverse flushing the heater core. Refill the system and add a good additive. Also you can install the heater bypass tube as described in the TSB. The last one I did ran around $90 and 2 hours labor. Hope this helps you out.......

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Replace a serpentine belt on a 97 ford taurus


use a 15mm box wrench on the nut retaining the tensioner pulley to pry the tensioner 'arm' against the spring to release belt. note belt routing on decal under hood,or make a sketch,to aid in replacement.
on OHV engine rotate clockwise
on OHC rotate counter clockwise
be sure belt is completely seated on pulleys

Oct 15, 2009 | 1997 Ford Taurus

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How do I change the water pump on a 97 Ford Taurus V-6


detach the cable from the negative terminal of the battery then loosen the 4 water pump pulley bolts be sure to do this before removing the drive belt then remove the drive belt, alternator, and remove accessory drive belts and idler assembly bolts loosen the hose clamp and detach the heater hose from the water pump and then remove bolts from water pump they around $36.00 at NAPA

Jan 18, 2009 | 1997 Ford Taurus

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