As the '98 model year winds down, the Taurus can look back on features such as a redesigned front end and functional improvements as prime contributors to its marketing success. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. I have been unable to fix it and have not junked it yet because I am so saddened that it was never fixed by Ford. The contact found a 1999 recall for this component online. I have every receipt for all the work performed on my car and would like my car to be included in the updated recalls on Ford vehicles! We have had some brake issues but it still is a realiable car. I also have a lemon of a caliper on my rear left break.
In October 2008 I had two tires replaced all of my service was done a Ford dealership in my city and a multi-point inspection for my vehicle inspection. Gas and regular oil changes, tires and roitations and we had the brakes done once just pads. The break pads need to be replaced often because this is a very solid car, except for the exterior. The contact noticed that the coil spring punctured the tire. Meanwhile, a fourth owner gets to enjoy the hassle free life of driving this Taurus.
The mechanic advised me that my car needed rear shocks, as the outer casing was rotted! WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. . I have had no major repairs to speak of. Nonetheless this car is still toughing it out over the most vicious potholes you can imagine. When I was turning a corner my car started to shimmy like it had a flat tire I got out to check only to find there isnt a flat tire and that my rack and pinion is gone bad on the passenger side of my car I just replaced the same part on the other side a year ago everytime the alignment goes out the rack and pinion goes bad! I had to replace my transmission at 64k mi. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter.
We had bought a hybrid because odf distances we needed to travel for medical treatments for my wife's cancer. That said, my parents have helped me out a lot with maintenance, particularly with the battery and brakes. The vehicle has not been repaired. This car was a fine addition to our drive way and provided dependable service to us at every turn of the ignition. Even by today's standard it looks cute. This astrological sign of the bull has been running wild in both categories, with the market ascending to spectacular heights and the automotive representative going right up the sales charts. I was told by every company to junk my car! EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter.
I only weigh 128lbs; it's ridiculous. I have reached now 180,000+ miles and the car is still running strong. The dealer stated that there were no open recalls for this vehicle. Since we owned it and now our friend has it, it has cost very little to maintain. Like stated above,after driving the car hard in 1st gear for about 5-10 minutes it will finally shift into second then the car will shift threw all gears as nothing happened but as soon as i turn the vehicle off in that instance of it shifting ok and start it back up it gets stuck in first gear again. If Ford have had inproved their build quality it could have been the best sedane. The faux leather interior not all that sturdy and the paint on the platic door handles inside has been peeling off for some time now.
None of these items cost her much in the parts department and a mutual friend did the work for no charge. You can see the floor where my feet are. The fourth owner reported to us that she needed to put a new thermostat in and also one of the wheel's bearings had to be replaced. You should be able to purchase one of these relatively cheap at around 1700-2000 dollars. I have to replace it about every 3-5 years before it starts to eat through my routers. However, as long as fluid services are at standard intervals, I believe that this is still a great car. They are very weak, i.
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Our Take on the 1998 Ford Taurus The Taurus-like stock market and the Taurus by the Ford Motor Co. So why did I sell it? Had to take the dome light out because the front right door sensor went bad and it kept saying that the door was ajar, which kicked on the automatic dome light - not good trying to drive at night, so I took the light out and saved myself the cost of replacing the sensor. Even if you're just maybe thinking about looking at one, let me urge you to stop looking and start counting out cash! I have commented greatly on the mechanicals, let me state too that the car looks good, rides and handles comfortably, and it has a high crash test safety rating. Comfort on long trips, lets just say it was like the recliner. I also changed the transmission fluid and filter Still has the same problem and the computer still throws a P500 code,i feel like im going crazy over this issue and am not sure what next step i should take. If you can find one for sale , you better scoop it up for its dependabilty. We drove it there for six months , then brought it state side.