by papasmith on Mar 23, 2011 Vehicle: 1994 Ford Taurus
I had three 94 taurus wagons altogether.
Everyone of them were comfortable and reliable.
They do have some consistent weaknesses.
The first seems to be the ignition module.
I had to replace everyone on each car at least once.
The second is the body control computer.
When this goes, you will think that the fuel pump has gone bad.
Find out where it is and tap it for a temporary fix.
The ignition module problem will manefest as unsteady speeds.
Other than that, nothing but expected maintenance.
I or my wife drove these cars well over 150k each.
A couple of these cars now have over 250k.
I wasn't that big on maintenance.
I wish I could find another with low mileage.
by J Brown on Jan 13, 2005 Vehicle: 1994 Ford Taurus
I've had to put $1400 into this car since buying it 7 months ago. That's almost more than it's worth, but I kept putting more into it thinking each time that it would be the last repair necessary and that I didn't want to "lose" the money I'd already invested to repair it previously. The suspension system broke and the spring attached to the front tire snapped in half as I was driving down the highway. I had to replace the whole suspension system. The transmission jerks, the electrical system is buggy, and I've had more problems with this car than any other I've ever owned.
by AlexVishnu on Apr 6, 2004 Vehicle: 1994 Ford Taurus
purchased used with only 57K. Very roomy
and comfortable. Steering and suspension
built excellent for long interstae rides
- the driver does not tired, the front
passanger can read or sleep. Therefore
poor handling on twisty mountain roads:
you need to react earier than usual, but
I got used to it. I didn't like the
seats. but again no seat is comfortable
for everyone, my wife liked it. Head
gusket failed at 63K, a disgusting knock
in the engine emerged soon after that.
Starter died at 75K. Now (98K) there is
a problems with either driveaxle or
18-21 MPG city, 22-26 highway. Average
for 6 cyl in 94
by bthbee on Oct 7, 2003 Vehicle: 1994 Ford Taurus
This car is comfortable to ride in. It
can accommodate up to 8 people with the
foldout back seat. Things that tend to
break are more unusual. Starter motor
and ignition switch, window
buttons,windshield wiper motor. We did
have to have the engine replaced under
warranty because of a drip from the oil
I like the car and find that it is
reliable. I'd buy the car again. I have
to say I don't like the redesign as much.
by Stouder on Jul 27, 2003 Vehicle: 1994 Ford Taurus
I do love my 94 Taurus, sure it had its
problems, but being handy under the
hood, I could fix it all. That's about
the best thing about the car, easy to
fix. Every sensor is easy to get to,
the radiator went on it a few weeks ago
and I changed it out easily, as well.
As fo looks, the older, original Taurus
is stately and a very attractive car.
by ToddfromKY on Dec 9, 2002 Vehicle: 1994 Ford Taurus
12 gallons of fuel and 20 mpg to make
this the poorest range of any vehicle I
have owned. These won't go over 50,000
mils on a transmission. While it is
roomy and rides well, it is noisy and
the poor fit of interior components
makes for lots of squeaks and rattles.
Buy it cheap, drive it hard, and sell
it before it needs a transmission.
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