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Smell of wires burning and dash board lights not coming on

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SOURCE: 2001 ford taurus wont start and anti-theft light is blinking

Either you may be using a key that you had copied from the original or your chip went bad in your original key. Most of cars now a days have the key censor in the key so if it is the incorrect key it will not start your car or if it does not read that chip it will not start

Posted on Feb 05, 2009

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SOURCE: light like an exclamation point keeps flashing on the dash

It's a warning to "Check Transaxle". A problem was detected and shifting may be limited. Get it looked at soon.

Posted on May 02, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 ford taurus ABS will not light but brake light on

You have a bad ABS module. Had the same problem with my 2000 Taurus. The ABS module is a Bosch 5.3 You can have yours rebuilt for $170 or go to a junk yard and pull one from a 2000-2003 Taurus. Make sure its a traction control module if you have it on your car!

Posted on May 28, 2009

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SOURCE: on a 2001 ford taurus what is the exclamatin point

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Item Part Number Description 1 — Instrument cluster 2 — Odometer reset shaft 3 — Air bag warning indicator 4 — RH turn signal indicator 5 — Charging system warning indicator 6 — Tachometer 7 — Low oil pressure warning indicator 8 — Brake system warning indicator 9 — Cruise control indicator 10 — Check fuel cap indicator 11 — Anti-lock brake system (ABS) warning indicator 12 — Check transmission indicator 13 — Odometer 14 — Transmission range selector indicator 15 — Trip odometer 16 — Theft indicator 17 — Low coolant indicator (if equipped) 18 — Safety belt warning indicator 19 — Low fuel warning indicator 20 — Fuel gauge 21 — Malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) 22 — Door ajar warning indicator 23 — Traction control indicator (if equipped) 24 — Engine coolant temperature gauge 25 — High beam indicator 26 — LH turn signal indicator 27 — Speedometer

Posted on Jun 06, 2010

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SOURCE: 2001 Ford Taurus anti-theft

There's many questions that have to need to help you that I need the answers to. Is the security light on with the key removed and the doors closed? Is it flashing or on steady? When the car is aproached to start it can you just get in start it up and drive it away and then you have troble or do you have to do something different to get it to do it? Will it drive just fine sometimes? Does it ever drive with the security light completly off? Do your electric door locks work just like they always did? (all the doors lock and unlock and they truly work not just make the sound? Has the car been in a hard accident? Doe'a the door ajar light go outwhen the doors are closed? Has the battery or altenator been dead or worked on right when it seemed the problem started? Are ther other problems with the car? Is the check engine light work, and does it go out with the engine running? Does the engine run good as always? How long has it been doing this? Did it seem to start doeing this after something else happened even if it seems unrelated? Have you tryed to reset the system ( With the drivers window down and all the doors closed and the hood open, and the key out, remove the battery cable and take a break for awhile, before reconnecting the battery reach in the window and put in the key and turn the key all the way to start and let go. Now go around to the battery and connect it good ( one motion ). with out opening the door, turn the key off and remove it. lock the drivers door with the key twice ( don't unlock it any ) unlock the door with the key twice it should unlock all of the doors, Open the door get in close the door put in the key and start it like always. ) If this reset fixes the car your done. If this is not your regular key for the car that can be the problem too. If you have more than one key for the car try them all. one of them may work just fine. If thats the case take the car to your locksmith that says that he can program keys. have him fix you a key that works and a copy if you desire one.

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