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Head gasket 1995 ford taurus 3.0 EFI

What is the gasket supposed to look like

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  • fordexpert Mar 20, 2014

    I observed the answer already shown and agree. There are some issues of things you need to know when replacing these gaskets. They are between the block and the cylinder head and much of the engine must come apart.

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Posted on Mar 18, 2014

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    DROPNDEAL Mar 18, 2014

    Note: The water ports and bolt holes are gasketed (see picture). You should not see any evidence of a path between these ports and the cylinder. Any such path will cause pressurization of the coolant system and/or consumption of coolant, fractured spark plugs, failed O2 sensors, etc..

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SOURCE: where is the a/c low side service port for 1995 Ford Taurus

Locaed on the bulkhead on the passangers side. A plastic shield runs along the top of the bulkhead hald by three plastic clips and screws. remove this and you will see the connector port.

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SOURCE: ignition switch in a 1995 ford taurus

Ignition Lock Cylinder
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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

Functional Lock


The following procedure applies to vehicles that have functional lock cylinders. Such cylinders either have a key available or known key numbers from which a key can be made.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Turn the lock cylinder key to the RUN position.
  3. Using a 1/8 in. (3mm) diameter wire pin or a small drift, depress the lock cylinder retaining pin through the access hole in the upper steering column shroud (under the ignition lock cylinder) while pulling out on the lock cylinder. Remove the lock cylinder from the column.

Using the key, turn the ignition lock cylinder to the RUN position, then depress the retaining pin using a wire pin or small drift

To install:
  1. Install the lock cylinder by turning it to the RUN position and depressing the retaining pin. Insert the lock cylinder into its housing. Make sure the cylinder is fully seated and aligned in the interlocking washer before turning the key to the OFF position. This will permit the cylinder retaining pin to extend into the cylinder housing.
  2. Rotate the lock cylinder using the lock cylinder key, to ensure correct mechanical operation in all positions.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.

Non-Functional Lock
The following procedure applies to vehicles in which the ignition lock is inoperative and the lock cylinder cannot be rotated due to a lost or broken key, unknown key number or a lock cylinder cap that has been damaged and/or broken to the extent that the lock cylinder cannot be rotated.

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YOU HAVE TO MAKE 2 PASS. ON FIRST PASS TORQUE HEAD BOLTS TO 37 TO 50 FT LBS. ON SECOND PASS TORQUE 62 - 68 FT LBS.

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SOURCE: 1995 Ford Taurus Sho 3.2 check engine light blink

Code 33 is EGR opening not detected, this is caused by a plugged EGR exhaust passage in the upper intake manifold, this is a common SHO engine fault, the valve works but the engine does nothing that the computer can sense, since no gas flows, to verify this is the problem open the egr at idle, the engine should almost die, if nothing happens or only a tiny change in idle speed or quality the passages are plugged, if it does stall or get real rough the egr position sensor (usual code for sensor is 32) may be faulty or the valve is sticking. I was a ford dealer tech for 30 years and did quite a few of these, there is a TSB (technical service bulletin) about this problem

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SOURCE: 2003 ford taurus smell antifreeze burning &

probably not. put aluminum seal in the cooling system and top off antifreeze. you may need a hose or fitting from where you are decribing the leak. if the leak stops with the sealant you are good to go. otherwise take it to a shop and they will tell you. do not tell them you think it is a head gasket.

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