1997 Ford Taurus Consumer Review: Not what we were hoping for...
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1997 Ford Taurus - Consumer Review

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GL Sedan (3.0L V6 4-speed Automatic)

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Not what we were hoping for...
By JennS on

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1997 Ford Taurus GL 4dr Sedan

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Ford hurt my feelings with this car. Have had lots of trouble with my Taurus. Thought it would be a nice, economy car with a long, worry-free life. Wrong! Lots of little annoying problems, like the door ajar switches sticking and making the lights stay on, numerous sensor problems, rotors, etc. Replaced the head and gasket at 80,000, radiator has "gunk" in it even after numerous flushes/cleanings. Can hear the "water" running when you turn. Now it is missing, again, after replacing spark plugs/wires 3 different times. Afraid the transmission will go any day. Other than that, I like to drive it and it is a comfortable ride. Just wish it was more dependable.

Favorite Features

Radio, interior, roomy trunk.

Suggested Improvements

Transmission, overall mechanical, door switches.
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