Question about Ford Taurus

1 Answer

If the car sits for an extended period of time I have to reset the switch several times to get the car to start. Is the switch going bad? I bought the car in the spring and had no problem. I wonder if the cold is doing this

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 11 Answers

Sometimes the starter relay and/or solonoid can cause that. or low battery amps, and yes, it can be the ignition switch too.

Posted on Sep 07, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya Mechanic can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Mechanic (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

4 Answers

What are the benefits of wearing travel socks during travel?


Travel socks are advised to take when traveling on a long-haul flight to reduce the risk of DVT(Deep Vein Thrombosis). Before you travel wears these socks to prevent DVT and formation of blood clots.For quality buying compression stockings,a leading stockists of Venosan compression stocking in Ireland

Venocare

Address: 1 Pearse St.
Clonakilty,
Co. Cork
Ireland

Dec 12, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Mitsubishi Mighty Max 92 needs to be trouble shot. Started up after sitting for an extended period of time, what parts were affected. It dosnt want to shift or drive really


I recommend changing out your transmission fluid, make sure you replace the screen too. After a vehicle have set for a long period of time it s good to flush all the fluids if you did replace them prior to the vehicle being stored.

Dec 02, 2014 | 1992 Mitsubishi Mighty Max

2 Answers

I accidently drove my 2000 Dodge Stratus through 1 foot of standing water. Will my engine be damaged


If your engine didn't die, it'll be fine. If the engine did die, it will probably start and run fine if it's allowed to sit for a time so that it can dry itself out. THAT is IF your engine simply got a little wet so as to cause the ignition system to fail. What can be pretty bad, though, is if the car is allowed to sit for an extended period of time in deep water.... or the water is deep enough or splashed hard enough that your air intake for your engine starts sucking in water. If it was only a foot of water, and you weren't going fast, things should be okay. If your air intake has sucked in quite a bit of water, your engine probably needs professional care.

Oct 31, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

At smog shop guy says 4 problems saying not ready go drive car for 50 miles.did that and still saying not ready


The car has to go through a certain number of driving cycles (start, drive, shut down) after the computer has been reset or the battery disconnected for an extended period of time before it will be ready, sometimes 50 or more depending on the vehicle. You could drive 1,000 miles and it wouldn't make a difference. Take your car on multiple short trips, around 15-20 minutes each, letting it sit for a while in between. Just starting and shutting down the car won't count either.

Mar 08, 2011 | 2002 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Miss sometime after sitting


It it sits for an extended period of time this could be due to bad gas (gas can go bad in as little as two weeks when left sitting); or it could be you have bad vale seals or other seals leaking slightly. This can only be determined by doing a good check out of the engine and systems.

If it only does it for a min or two after sitting then starting, I wouldn't worry too much. Alot depends on the age of the motor and how many miles you have.

Jan 29, 2010 | 1997 Lexus ES 300

1 Answer

Starting problem after engines warm smell gas


I had the same problem. It may start to or already is stalling as you slow down or stop. I changed my fuel pressure switch located right on the fuel rail on top of the motor. It's about $80.

Nov 17, 2008 | 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

1 Answer

Big puff of white smoke at start up after sitting for several hours.


white smoke is water
blue smoke is oil.
nest time try and smell the white smoke see if it smells sweet?
if it does its antifreeze.
and also black smoke is fuel (like a leaky injector )
hope this helps
paul

Sep 19, 2008 | 2007 Nissan Altima 3.5 Sedan

1 Answer

Eingine troubles


Check your charge voltage across the battery terminals with the engine at an idle.
I just posted a tirade about the crappy alternators.

Jul 18, 2008 | 1997 Saturn SL

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

25 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

77186 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22265 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5575 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...