Question about Ford Taurus
Hello, The signal you are getting should have a number Code for each problem. You can get a free scan of your car at Autozone, Oreillys, or Advance autoparts to name a few. You will need to fix these problems and have the onboard computer cleared after the repair.
The Parts people can show and selll you the parts to fix it. Some parts may be a simple plug-in solution by changing a part on a connector. Other parts may need to be installed with a wrench or socket and other repairs may need even more work to clear up.
You can list the numbers back on this site and we can tell you more about what you can do. Try to include information about the Year and Model and engine (4, 6, 8 cylinder). I expect the Parts people can explain where each part is installed at adequately for you to make a repair.
If you do not work on vehicles, then use the information you have and ask for prices to get the work done at a Repair shop.
Thanks for using Fixya. I hope my solution is very helpful to you. Between this site and the results of your scans, we should be able to help you fix this.
Posted on May 25, 2011
Disconnect the positive battery cable for 5 minutes. Reconnect it and then drive 20 minutes before having the car inspected.
Posted on May 25, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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1. Start the engine when the engine coolant
temperature gauge needle points to C. Allow
the engine to idle until the gauge needle
points between the C and H (normal operating
2. Accelerate the vehicle to 55 MPH (88
km/h), then quickly release the accelerator
pedal completely and keep it released for at
least 6 seconds.
3. Quickly depress the accelerator pedal for a
moment, then drive the vehicle at a speed
of 53 to 60 MPH (86 to 96 km/h) for at least
4. Stop the vehicle.
5. Accelerate the vehicle to 35 MPH (55 km/h)
and maintain the speed for 20 seconds.
6. Repeat steps 4 through 5 at least 3 times.
7. Accelerate the vehicle to 55 MPH (88 km/h)
and maintain the speed for at least 3 minutes.
8. Stop the vehicle and turn the engine off.
9. Repeat steps 1 through 8 at least one more
If step 1 through 7 is interrupted, repeat the
preceding step. Any safe driving mode is acceptable
between steps. Do not stop the engine
until step 7 is completed. If you cannot or
do not want to perform the driving pattern, a
NISSAN dealer can conduct it for you.
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