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Your security system is a starter disable type system. You can usually jump the starter motor, for testing, to see if it will crank the engine, even if it will crank that doesn't mean it will start, probably won't if security system is involved.
There are safety issues with jumping the starter, you have to be sure tranny is in park or neutral and parking brake is set. Safety is your responsibility.
Unplug starter relay, use jumper wire on load side of relay between two terminals, the load side is that line with arrow head, one of those terminals is hot all the time.

You can try different key, nothing on key ring except that one key. Check for applicable trouble codes. To check codes yourself, at the least, you need an obd2 code reader that will read manufacturer specific codes as well as p0 codes.


2002 Ford Taurus | Answered on Oct 23, 2016

The vehicle speed sensor (VSS) is pickup coil (variable-reluctance) sensor mounted on the transaxle case (see illustration) .

2002 Ford Taurus | Answered on Oct 20, 2016

Oh about 200 different faults, but to see what fault you have get the codes read that are stored when the CEL light comes on, you likely have a failing O2 sensor. Don't go out and buy new ones until the code(s) are read.

2002 Ford Taurus | Answered on Sep 27, 2016

What engine do you have, need to know. The timing on Ford engines is not adjustable, it is computer controlled, you may have engine mechanical issues going on like a timing belt or chain.

2002 Ford Taurus | Answered on Aug 31, 2016

Bobby, Ford Taurus anti theft system reset procedure. reset button below driver side dash. Check the attached links,instruction and guides, Good luck
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2002 Ford Taurus | Answered on Aug 27, 2016

First it is a 2002. If the noise happens at start up it could be lifters(tapping) or crank shaft rod bearings(knocking). Both are expensive to fix at a garage. More than the car is worth. My advice is to keep check on the oil. Start saving for another car.

2002 Ford Taurus | Answered on Aug 22, 2016

The battery light signifies the battery is not being charged. you either have a transient fault with the alternator, or rectifier circuit, or number one suspect is that the belt that drives the alternator is slipping for a mile, warms up and then grips. Look at the belt when the light is on and see if it looks like it is slipping. You can buy cans of belt conditioner spray that help the belt to grip.

Also make sure the battery connections are tight.

2002 Ford Taurus | Answered on Aug 20, 2016

P0743 Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Electrical
P0750 Shift Solenoid "A"
P0765 Shift Solenoid "B"
P0760 Shift Solenoid "C"
Launch X431 Creader VIII

2002 Ford Taurus | Answered on Aug 06, 2016

You can't , your best bet is take your vehicle to the ford dealer an have it checked out . The ford PATS - passive anti-theft system is intertwined in all the computer systems on the vehicle . I don't even think you can go into the system with the ford diagnostic tool an disable it . There is no where you could just disconnect it , it's software programmed into the modules (computers) on the vehicle .

2002 Ford Taurus | Answered on Jun 15, 2016

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2002 Ford Taurus | Answered on May 03, 2016

Alane, battery or starter could be defective have tested by a good technician.
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2002 Ford Taurus | Answered on Apr 18, 2016

Torque converters don't fail it's the transmission clutches and gears that wear out

2002 Ford Taurus | Answered on Apr 12, 2016

That is the security for your car.
The blink indicates the security in armed.
Why would you want disable it ?

2002 Ford Taurus | Answered on Apr 10, 2016

If we're talking about the same bolt? My info says 18 ft lbs. The bolt appears to be the one holding the wheel?

2002 Ford Taurus | Answered on Mar 22, 2016

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