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I have a 2003 ford taurus, just had a tune up done, oil changed however it tends to stall while in drive or reverse. what could be the problem

My 2003 ford taurus stalls when I stop while in drive or reverse. i just had an oil change and a tune up done. it only stalls while i am stoped and it is in the drive position or reverse. what could be the problem?

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Run fault codes to find what is wrong.

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these vehicles have a problem with the torque converters locking up after a long drive. this will cause it to stall when coming to a stop. Do you feel a shuddering when stopping?

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check for vacume leaks most common problem for symptoms listed its hoses on engine look for dryrot cracked, or broken hoses or lose come off

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coud be a sensor,have it checked out.possibly the ecm.


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Yes, the chip in the key is not programmed to the computer for some reason. May have to take to dealer to fix this problem. The anti theft light coming on is a bad sign, where, for security reasons, if the key doesn't match up with what the antitheft computer expects, then the car's engine shouldn't work.

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You might also want to check your fuel filter and your fuel pump for proper operation before going on so that you dont spend more for uneccessary repairs.

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