1999 Ford Taurus 3.0L V6 4-speed Automatic Consumer Review - Detroit must do better
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1999 Ford Taurus Sedan - Consumer Review

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Detroit must do better
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 4dr Sedan

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Bought after light use as an executive rental car. At 37,000 miles, power steering on front-drive car required complete replacement at great expense. Electrical system problematic (wipers turn on without human intervention). Full 60,000 mile maintenance done by dealer. Within one week, battery dead; car wouldn't start when hot. Finally died completely. Alternator/generator replacement. Auto transmission shifts taking longer and longer. Transmission locked into third on steep hill, engine lugged up hill, check engine light on, diagnosis: two cylinders blown, substantial repair required. Car being sold as-is, at substantial discount from nominal value, with 71,000 miles. Ford unresponsive.

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Quality, reliability, much longer warranty needed.
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