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1998 Ford Taurus won't stay idled.

I have a 1998 Ford Taurus with 73K miles on it. The vehicle was running fine until I tried to start it the day after driving it back to San Antonio from Austin (just under 70 miles). It will start but harder than usual. After it's started, it won't stay idled to keep the car running. While slightly idling the car, the rpm gauge goes up and down. This is all with the AC on. The AC blows well, but doesn't seem to get cold fast anymore.

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  • vodom1 Sep 08, 2009

    Checking the oil was the first thing I did. I added a qt, let it sit for awhile and the problem still exist.

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Check your oil stick and make sure the oil is at the right level.

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