2005 Ford Taurus 3.0L V6 4-speed Automatic Consumer Review - I was warned
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2005 Ford Taurus - Consumer Review

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I was warned
By Gary on

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2005 Ford Taurus SE 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 4A)

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Bought this used with 12000 miles and still under factory warranty. AC wasn't working, needed seal put in. Gas gauge started to flucuate between empty and full along with display message of fuel comp error. Took 4 trips to dealership to fix. Once when I was discussing with a customer his scan tool he had sent in for repair at my job I mentioned I tested his tool on my Taurus. He said, " your tranny and one motor mount will go bad". 6 months later tranny went out at 36200 miles. Ford dealership said it was a stripped pump shaft in torque converter. I get about 29-30 mpg highway with the 3.0L six, but just don't trust the car anymore, will probably trade it soon.

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