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My Ford Taurus is pushing water out of radiator. The 1,2,4 and 6 are misfiring.

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Somewhere you are acquiring some additional pressure beyond the customary 13 pounds. I suspect a blown head gasket which would be the most likely place to cross couple the pressure. Check your oil to see if it looks milky and if there is a white plume of vapor if those cylinders are firing. Easiest way to confirm it is with a compression check.

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I have a 1994 ford Taurus that has new plugs new thermastat new water pump new coil wires but car is still overheating


does putting heater on hot prduce hot air.on full with fan on does it reduce temo?is ur radiator fan coming on? hard to give one answer.as dont know if its overheating in traffic or on the move?there could be air stuck in pipes slowing water flow.or a pipe/radiator blockage so coolant doesnt get to flow around engine so it gets hot.u could check radiator by touching see if hot or cold where pipes enter(prob switch off engine first) try bleeding system squeesing pipes to push air out

May 20, 2015 | 1994 Ford Taurus

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My 2003 ford taurus overheats when driving around town, stop & go, but on highway temperature goes back to normal


I had the same problem with my 99 ford taurus. My ford taurus did exactly did same things that your vehicle is doing. runs cool on the freeway because the air is going through the radiator and cooling the water down.I checked the cooling fans, radiator and hoses for leaks also replaced my thermostat. nothing solved the problem. turns out that the new antifreeze does not come with a lubercant property any longer. you have to buy the lubercant additive separately and then add it to your cooling system when you replace the antifreeze. the lubercant protects your freeze plugs, water pump, radiator, thermastat from rusting out. Meanwhile because of the absents of the lubercant, my water pump impellers rusted out and dissolved. so the water pump had no fins to circulate the water. Luckly for me, I discovered that my car was still under warranty due to an extended warranty I had purchased when I bought the car. ford dealership replaced the water pump. Problem Solved.

May 01, 2014 | 2003 Ford Taurus

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2003 ford taurus overheating


ok check these things #1 check for leaks at the radiator #2 water pump for leaks#3 check for freeze plug leak#4 check to see if your cooling fan works#5 check to make sure the water jug is not leaking#6 fill the radiator with water then start your engine and try to see if you can tell if the water flows,if its not flowing check the thermostat,now you can check the thermostat by putting it down in some boiling hot water if while in the hot water it contracts its ok but i would replace it because it is work to go back to do so,check your radiator cap also,now if the fans are the problem then you should change the coolant temp sensor for the fans ,now i hope after making these check you will be able to solve the problem

May 01, 2014 | 2003 Ford Taurus

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2001 ford taurus that wont start. I am getting fuel pressure. I installed new plugs, wires, and coil pack. There is pressure in the radiator fill tank just from trying to start the car. Is that norma


Take off the radiator fill cap.
Top off the radiator.
Crank the engine.

Are there bubbles or is there water spouting out of the radiator fill hole?

Yes: likely cylinder head gasket failure or cracked header.

No: Pressure test cooling system after topping off with a pressure tester. Locate source of leak.

Assuming the water leak isn't anything to do with the non-starting situation, which it probably is though form the sound of it, also check the following:

1) Air filter
2) Fuel filter
3) Manifold Air Pressure sensor.
4) Mass Air Flow sensor.

Nov 12, 2012 | 2001 Ford Taurus

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1993 ford taurus overheated and water start coming out of the overflow tank. What could that be from?


if its real hot, it will. After it cools off and you refill the tank and put the cap on, crank it up if it pushes water out right after you start the engine you may have head gasket damage. make sure the coolant level is full and no leaks, make sure radiator fan runs when the a/c is on.

Sep 05, 2010 | 1993 Ford Taurus

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Tell me how to replace the water pump in a 1997 Ford Taurus Duratec engine.


1. Drain the engine coolant
2. Remove the Belt
3. Remove the radiator, and heater hoses from the water pump connections.
4.Remove the brace that connects to the A/C compressor to the water pump.
5. Remove the 4 bolts that secure the water pump to the engine.

I hope this helps you, and I wish you luck on your repair.

Aug 24, 2010 | 1997 Ford Taurus

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1996 ford taurus overheating


it could be water pump, radiator fan, check system for leaks, or you might need a new radiator

thanks

Jun 22, 2009 | 1996 Ford Taurus

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Ford taurus sho misfire cylinder1


I may not have the answer but I had a similar problem with my 97 taurus, for me the problem was the Oxygen sensors they needed to be replaced. If you havent done that maybe try it or ask a mechanic if that might be the problem

Jan 08, 2009 | 1997 Ford Taurus

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