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Engine dies 95 taurus

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My engine will just turn off while I am going down the road. What can cause this? It will rev up fine without any hiccups.
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  • nasaman21 Oct 02, 2008

    My 95 acted almost the same way. It stared 2 weeks ago. Then my speedometer acted weird. Then the car stalled and got it back running again. Then right turn signal acted funny. Then today, my car quit accelerating after I turned on to a road. The Oil Pressure and Battery Lights came on after I had stopped.

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When this happened to my SHO I discovered that the crank sensor had gone bad on the bottom of the engine. This item was reading a problem in the alignment of the crank when it got hot and it would shut down the car. The diagnostic machine missed it 3 times before they finally found it.

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It is most likely the TFI ignition module, replace it, don't use anything but the FORD part, the aftermarket modules are very poor quality, I have done hundreds of TFI"s and know this for a fact.

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

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