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Replace ignition wires 2000 taurus

I have a rough idle and engine light on - misfire - and was told that I should replace the plug wires on my 2000 Taurus 3.0 V 6 (Vulcan).

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NO U DON'T HAVE TO TAKE THE MANIFOLD OFF, TAKE YOUR TIME, U WILL SEE HOW IT GOES THIS ONE IS EASY COMPARED TO MOST.

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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No as this would be a stupid design..

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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My 2000 ford taurus seems to be misfiring while idling at traffic lights or sitting in traffic and engine light is flashing while this is happening. when i pull away from the light the engine sounds...


May be a coil pack if you say it starts when it gets warm..But check make sure the plugs and wires are good as well..If the engine light is flashing,,you need to have it fix as soon as possible..When its flashing ,,that means that its doing damage to the catalytic converter..If you wait to long you will have to replace that as well...they are very expensive..

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i would check the plug wires and the coils you check the plug wires for bad spots at night start the motor up and look at the plugs if you see a spark arch out the wire and to a peace of metal then the plug wires need to be replace.

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