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I have head gaskets/head bolts for 97 Taurus SHO 3.4 engine

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  • Ford Master
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Hi Adam:
So What is your question?

Posted on May 19, 2015

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SOURCE: engine stalls out intermitently

First I would replace the fuel filter if it hasn't been changed recently, might check the fuel pump relay, might be going out. Lastly, it might just be the fuel pump going out. I just had to replace mine on a '96 SHO. Hope this helps

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Head bolt torque specs needed for 96 tbird 3.8

Head bolts are torque to yeild so you MUST use new bolts.
Tighten cylinder head retaining bolts in numerical sequence in three steps as follows:

  1. 20 Nm (15 lb-ft).
  1. 40 Nm (30 lb-ft).
  1. 50 Nm (37 lb-ft)
Loosen retaining bolts one at a time two to three revolutions and retighten as follows:

Long bolts:
  • Tighten to 40-50 Nm (30-37 lb-ft).
  • Rotate an additional 175-185 degrees.
  • Go to next bolt in sequence.
Short Bolts:
  • Tighten to 20-30 Nm (15-22 lb-ft).
  • Rotate an additional 175-185 degrees.
  • Go to next bolt in sequence.
Here is a pic of the sequence
http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh43/chuck943/Headboltsequence38L.gif

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

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SOURCE: what are the torque specs for head bolts on a

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.

Posted on Sep 07, 2009

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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

Posted on Oct 21, 2009

tburtk
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SOURCE: torque on 3.0 ford taurus head bolts

40 ftlbs then 73 ftlbs then recheck at 73 ftlbs

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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The different engine applications that the Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable are equipped with utilize different types of alternators. The following is a list of vehicle applications. For 1986-90 vehicles:

The 3.0L and the 3.8L engines utilize a side terminal alternator.

The 2.5L and the 3.8L (with Police Package only) engines utilize an alternator with an integral rear mount regulator and an internal fan.

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