1996 Ford Taurus 3.0L V6 4-speed Automatic Consumer Review - Tranny should've been a recall
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1996 Ford Taurus - Consumer Review

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Tranny should've been a recall issue
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 4dr Sedan

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The car was beautiful on outside. Disliked the interior radio console area - difficult to replace stereo off shelf with round configuration. Main issue was with transmission. Had to replace it at 50,000 miles ($1200); replaced the converter seal at 66,000 miles ($500); and it was ready for more transmission work when I traded it in today ($500 trade in allowance was very much worth it). Given # of tranny problems I've read about, hard to believe it was not a recall issue.

Favorite Features

Interior Comfort Heavy feel Good highway feel to it

Suggested Improvements

Make a transmission that lasts more than 50,000 miles
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