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Transaxle light ford taurus

Warning light it's on what that mean???

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It could be a sensor, fuse, relay, transmission service issue or the ecu. It means the torque converter is not locking when the car moves. Get the fluid checked asap. If its discolored or burnt get the fluid and filter changed. Next to a relay or fuse which are very rare causes the transmission service is the cheapest option in fixing the problem. But try not to drive for too long while this is going on, it like all fluids in a car can and will cause permanent damage and can lead to extremely expensive repair costs in the future. Hope this helps.

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I just looked at an 05 taurus it looks like a screw sticking out the side of car? It is the check gas cap symbol.Your gas cap is loose or you have an evap system leak

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Transmission warning light :)

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SOURCE: The transaxle light came on my 2000 Ford Taurus,

no video but I recommend you to atleast take it to a shop, one that does free estimates if possible, and ask them to look at it. The problem coould be as simple as a fuse or relay for the transmission control module to much more in depth as a problem inside the transmission.

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SOURCE: 2005-2006 model Ford Taurus...has orange warning

This is the check/service engine light. They will go off when the computer senses a fault such as bad sensor or bad electrical circuit. Most part stores will test the car by running an engine code diagnostic scan which will pinpoint exact problem area. Most shops charge $40 which is well worth it.

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The speed sensor is on the passenger side top of the transmission.

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