We Have Taken To ford Dealership Several Times. It is very difficult to diagnose because of this. Once a radical design, the lame-duck Taurus now looks dated. In the Taurus' final year, Ford is de-emphasizing retail sales of the car, so dealers might not have significant stocks of the car on hand. It is at 2:00 in the morning so was driving 67mph since the night time speed limit in Texas is 65. I know some people in this forum don't like me bashing anything about the Five Hundred.
My 28-30 was definently optimal driving conditions. If Dell's were car's they'd be Kia's and Daewoo's. I Finally Put The Car Into Neutral And Was Able To Stop The Vehicle. On the return trips which included 3 days of in town freeway driving in Houston, air conditioning on and driving 72mph back to Dallas, it was between 22 and 23. But still love the car.
I recently aquired the car and I have to say that there are two other people i know that have the same make and model with broken guages. No wonder Ford Motor Company stock is down in the time passed, I have service bills that show that two different Ford dealerships and I do have starting problems with the E85 fuel. I heard this car could have bad emission or exhaust my engine light comes on at a drop of the hat. Now am I doing something wrong when I fill it up, or is there something I need to reset to get it to display correctly? Doesn't matter how you drive it either. My next fillup at the usual spot was. I was extremely surprised by the hesitation that it had at take off. I have recently read an article on investigation into this same problem.
I try not to look at it in stop and go traffic. Ford said there is currently no recall for this issue. I drive back and forth from Dallas to Houston. I know I noticed a difference around 6000 miles. We pulled over and parked the car and turned it off. The still-sleek, sculpted shape makes the car appear smaller than it is.
Driver had to keep both feet on brake to keep car from moving when at stop. If going into a head wind, it will display as low as 22 and with a tail wind, go up to 27. Either factor will yield 29-30 mpg; both will yield 30-32!!!. These technologies are widely available on other cars. Mike answered 10 years ago Have any of you checked the odometer for accuracy? Mixed driving for us seems to be 18.
There isn't a car on the market with a plainer, less-exciting interior design. Pressurized air is just about free except for the electricity to pump it. The suspension setup is geared toward a traditional American sedan buyer, emphasizing a comfortable ride over responsive handling, and the Taurus' steering is extremely light and languorous. I found the on off buttons on the left side of steering wheel and pushed off several times, then tried pushing on and then off. In 2 weeks I will be on vac and will have a Crown Vic as a rental. I find the direction of the wind has a big impact on the mileage as well.
I pulled over and put it in neutral and it was racing. Even if I reset it after I get up to speed. I have never gotten below 24 mpg in city driving. I also have a 2000 ford explorer and a 1999 Suburban, neither of which costs much more to drive than this car does. The base engine is somewhat crude-sounding and slow, and while the Duratec V-6 is better, it still doesn't deliver the smoothness or acceleration of the Japanese six-cylinders.
I thought maybe the cruise control was on. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The air sensor does need cleaned twice year with electronic cleaner. On the highway I get around 30. This fuel gauge sending unit in the fuel tank is not problem. I had the Taurus into two different Ford dealerships for service and no one mentioned the recall. Just came home from a little trip to Montana and mileage still not a strong point.
Is that happening here, a pressure problem? Both bought new from Ford dealer. I filled up last thursday about 15 gallons and change. Plus the Nitrogen which is pressurized and water free air costs! If the Five Hundred says I used 18. Ford took the ovoid theme to the limit, with the curvaceous, porpoise-shaped sheetmetal festooned with circles. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The Vehicle Would Accelerate While Driving And While At Stop. The car's traditional-style ride and handling will appeal most to the comfort-oriented driver.