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2000 Ford Taurus repairs by problem area

Engine (50%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (14%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (2%)

Chart based on 185 repairs.
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2000 Ford Taurus repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (36%)

< $100 (41%)

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Chart based on 149 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2000 Ford Taurus

Engine not specified

Ford Taurus in Illinois, United States
Mar 2012 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

98000 mi

US $100
replace power steering pump 

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2000 Ford Taurus 4dr Wagon

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Taurus in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2014 - May 2017
Sep 2014

106000 mi

US $290
Brake light repair. The brake light wire was apparently broken in the liftgate while I was repairing the liftgate window hinge. Broken liftgate window hinge (bolt stripped clean out) 
May 2015

110000 mi

US $350
Fuel pump replaced due to low fuel pressure. 

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2000 Ford Taurus 4dr Wagon

155-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Taurus in New York, United States
Mar 2010 - Jan 2016
May 2010

104300 mi
Air Conditioner clutch failure. 
Jul 2010

105000 mi

US $50
Rebuilt and upgraded transmission AC clutch bearing failed, forced to repair. Fuel gauge not functional due to Flex Fuel Module 
Nov 2010

106200 mi

US $60
Master Cylinder failed-replaced. 
Dec 2010

106000 mi

US $120
Replaced squeeking camshaft position sensor. Replaced rear valve cover gasket. 
Apr 2011

107000 mi
Rear brake splash shields rusted through. Repaired. 
Dec 2011

110000 mi
Water is leaking into spare tire well at rear drivers side. 
Jul 2012

111000 mi
Transmission lost forward gears. Also, water is leaking into spare tire well at rear drivers side. 
Jan 2013

106800 mi

US $1537
Low Sun Gear separated from Low Intermediate drum(weld failed). Required disassembly of trans to repair. 
Jun 2013

112000 mi
Left rear power window inoperative. 
Aug 2013

112300 mi

US $35
Passenger side headlamp sun faded. Replaced with aftermarket assembly. 
Dec 2013

113000 mi

US $5
Coolant smell from vehicle. Replaced radiator cap. Later found heater core is bad. 
Jan 2014

113000 mi

US $40
Heater core fogging windshield when cold. Heater core replaced. 
Feb 2014

113000 mi
Coolant smell/windshield fogging after heater core repair. Suspect heater hose. 
Apr 2014

114200 mi

US $60
Coolant smell traced to timing cover gasket leak. Replaced timing chain and lower radiator hose also, as they were worn. 
Dec 2014

117000 mi

US $35
Brake light switch failed. Known problem-replaced with Motorcraft upgrade kit. 
Jan 2016

113000 mi

US $250
Replace lower ball joint on passenger side Replaced brake hose on front drivers side. 
Ford Taurus in Massachusetts, United States
May 2012 - Jun 2012
Jun 2012

52000 mi
Replaced front left bottom ball joint Rust. Replaced rearward half of rocker panels, both sides, including reinforcing the radius rod (trailing arm) mounting points on the underside of the body. 

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2000 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Taurus in Georgia, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

161000 mi

US $60
Transmission output shaft sensor intermittently failing. Car slow to shift out of 1st. Replaced output shaft sensor. 
Ford Taurus in Washington, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2012
Jul 2011

102300 mi

US $650
Number 2 ignition coil went bad. Also replaced all spark plugs. 
Ford Taurus in Florida, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2012
Jan 2011

175000 mi

US $400
total failure 
Ford Taurus in New Mexico, United States
May 2008 - Sep 2012
Dec 2008

155000 mi

US $326
Front sway bar end links and bushings replaced to stop noticeable "clunks" on rough roads. Alignment service included.  
Mar 2009

158000 mi

US $85
Ac weak cooling, evacuated, recharged, leak detection fluid added. 
Apr 2011

166000 mi

US $1145
Replaced all four struts. 
Sep 2011

170000 mi

US $330
Starter replaced due to intermittent engagement 
Mar 2012

176000 mi

US $585
In for AC recharge. Also found/replaced: water pump, serpentine belt, belt tension idler, coolant, oil change. 
Sep 2012

177000 mi
Cassette player not working when sold. 
Ford Taurus in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2011 - Oct 2013
Jul 2011

130200 mi

C $100
Dead batterie .. replaced  
Aug 2012

145480 mi

C $1300
Several issues. Tie rod at front,  Spring in the back and bearing at front also. 
May 2013

147560 mi

C $180
Change front right bearing 
Ford Taurus in Georgia, United States
Nov 2010 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

213000 mi

US $170
Radiator hose leak, dumped majority of the coolant. Hose replaced. 
Ford Taurus in South Dakota, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

200000 mi

US $102
car is stalling at Stop signs and when idling, took it in and paid 102$ to get an idea of what was wrong they let me know my upper and lower intake gaskets needed to be replaced. they gave me an estimate of 406 to replace the gasket they need to update the PCM for hard start/long crank 
Ford Taurus in Maine, United States
Nov 2014 - Apr 2015
Apr 2015

190000 mi
Engine cradle failure, March 2011. 
Ford Taurus in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2012 - Jul 2018
Jun 2013

73000 mi

US $400
Front spring broke. Replaced both sides with quick struts from Rock Auto. 
Nov 2013

74900 mi

US $950
Fuel pump needed replacement. 
Oct 2015

93000 mi

US $600
Needed Crankshaft seal  and Passenger side CV axle. 
Jul 2018

100000 mi

US $170
Needed new muffler clamps. 1 rusted off, a second one was nearly gone. Added 2 front tires and a front end alignment during the same trip. 
Ford Taurus in Rhode Island, United States
Apr 2012 - Jun 2015
Jun 2012

143000 mi

US $164
Recharged air conditioner and added dye to identify leaks in case charge does not hold. 
Aug 2012

144800 mi

US $155
Replaced O-ring, recharged system. 
Nov 2012

147800 mi
Timing chain cover developed corrosion points that resulted in coolant leak. Timing chain was replaced due to wear. While engine components were dismantled, water pump replaced. Inner tie-rod end replaced due to excess movement. Timing chain disconnected and caused severe engine failure and damage. This failure was due to mechanic error. Engine was replaced with an 88,000 mile used motor at mechanic cost. 
Mar 2013

152000 mi

US $150
Rear brake adjustment mechanism broken 
Aug 2013

158000 mi

US $125
Warped rotors and corroded caliper guide bolt 
Feb 2014

166400 mi

US $700
Engine cover over water pump and timing chain corroded causing coolant to leak, requiring replacement. 
Jun 2014

175000 mi
Sway bar link rusted away. Replaced. 
Ford Taurus in Manitoba, Canada
May 2016 - May 2016
May 2016

C $1000
Opening valve for gas fumes stopped working. Took it to mechanic - after hours of different tests she concluded ECU failed to send power to the valve to open when the gas fumes were at the top. Left it as it was since ECU is more than $1000. Replaced front bearings, front breaks, then rear drum brakes were leaking - replaced. On top of that fuel pump failed and left me stranded. Had to tow the car and replace the pump. 
Ford Taurus in New York, United States
Nov 2011 - Jan 2013
Jan 2013

126000 mi
Need ball joints tie rods struts wheel bearings all were rusted out and needed repair 
Ford Taurus in West Virginia, United States
Sep 2010 - Oct 2012
Nov 2010

59000 mi

US $50
EGR SYSTEM. IT WAS THE EGR FEEDBACK SENSOR CODE P0171, WHICH ALSO TRIGGERED CODE P1237 (FUEL PUMP SCONDARY DRIVE FAILURE) FUEL PUMP WOULD NOT TURN ON. I CLEARED THE CODES & REPLACED THE FEEDBACK SENSOR (AGAIN, 3RD TIME IN LESS THAN A YEAR) CODE P1237 WHICH GOES TO THE FUEL PUMP DRIVER MODULE (failure), WHICH WAS STORED IN THE MAIN KAM (keep alive memory) OF THE ECM. HOPEFULLY WAS TRIGGERRED BY THE LEAN CODE OF P0171. CLEARED ALL CODES FROM ECM & CAR NOW RUNS WITHOUT A PROBLEM 
May 2011

62200 mi

US $250
Received REPEATED DTC CODE P1237 (Fuel Pump Secondary Circuit FAILURE). Unnecessarily REPLACED Fuel Pump DRIVER MODULE, a real pain to get to. Code happened 3 more times-correct FIX IS NEW F.PUMP. Unclear which of two is correct. Used Air-Tex assembly. 
Jun 2011

63000 mi

US $15
R/H FRONT STRUT LEAKING BADLY. ENOUGH TO TELL IT WAS EXTREMELY LOW ON FLUID (extreme rough ride) REPAIRED MY-SELF. USED A COMPLETE ASSEMBLY CALLED A "QUICK" STRUT ASSEMBLY. WHICH INCLUDED COIL SPRING ALREADY MOUNTED TO STRUT (easier repair) RUST BEGAN OVER RH REAR WHEEL. I USED RUSTOLEUM'S NEW RUST/CONVERTOR (Is great) IT ACTUALLY CONVERTS RUST IN A CHEMICAL REACTION TO TOTALLY STOP THE OXIDIZING ON RUST.SANDED, APPLIED RUST CONVERTOR. CHANGES TO A SOLID BLACK COLOR (Great!!) 
Dec 2011

63500 mi

US $240
FUEL PUMP, WANT IT DONE SAFELY, FEEL FREE TO CONACT ME. MY CODE SCABBER KEPT COMING UP (FUEL PUMP DRIVER). BUT IT WAS ACTUAL FUEL PUMP IN TANK. STILL HARDPART:REPLACED INTANK f.Pump, a real pain a A LOT of TO DO SAFELY precations: TOO MUCH TO TYPE HERE TO DO IT CORECTLY SO E-MAIL ME FOR proper safeway TO DO THIS. so Feel free to e-mail me of the safeway do it: owner1998sho@aol.com 
Jan 2012

64000 mi
THE STUPI PO401 CODE HAS NOW SHOWN UP FOR NOW THE 3ED OR 5TH TIME. HASNT SHOWN UP IN ALMOST A YEAR. BOTH EGR VALVE BEEN REPLACED & THE DFPE SELINOID HAS BEEN REPLACE 2 OR 3 TIMES!!!!!! CHECK ENGINE LIGHT STILL ON, BUT RUNS OK,MILAGE DOWN PO401 EGR OR DFPE 
Oct 2012

64000 mi

US $35
NEEDS A "SECOND" YES I SAID A SEXCOND TPS, AT LEAST THATS WHAT MY NICE $650 SCAN-TOOL SAYS "AGAIN" i THINK I MAY ALSO REPLACE THE IDLE AIR CONTROL VALVE WHILE I AM AT IT TOO, AS IT STALLS & QUITS (not ALL the time!! STOPLIGHT ETC... 
Ford Taurus in Florida, United States
Dec 2008 - Dec 2009
Jan 2009

232000 mi

US $719
Replaced ball joints and other front suspension parts, badly worn, to correct noise and steering problems. Note: original Duratec V6 and trans; this car is great. 
Ford Taurus in South Carolina, United States
Sep 2008 - Jun 2015
Dec 2008

119000 mi

US $942
Replaced two motor mounts. Replaced idler pulley. Replaced converter gaskets. Replaced trans mount. 
Jan 2009

120000 mi

US $1620
Replaced multiple gaskets. The spark plug blew clean out of the cylinder, and snapped the coil-on plug off its mounting tab for the corresponding cylinder. Replaced ignition coil, heli coil. Cleaned intake manifold, replaced lower intake manifold gaskets. 
Feb 2009

122000 mi

US $510
CV Axles from Raxles (for AX4N w/ABS)  
Apr 2009

124000 mi

US $256
Installed remanufactured Motorcraft compressor assembly. F5TZ-14N089-B Relay  New ball joints. 
Jun 2009

127000 mi

US $13
Installed rubber elbow for vacuum line. 
Jul 2009

128000 mi

US $79
Installed new front struts. Installed new coolant tank. 
Sep 2009

131000 mi

US $75
Replaced sunload sensor. 
Feb 2010

138000 mi

US $10
Dry rotted vacuum line. Replaced vacuum line. 
Jun 2011

165000 mi

US $3400
Transmission replaced. 
Sep 2012

181000 mi
Power Steering pump was seizing up. After replacement, the internal o-ring on the power steering pressure line was leaking fluid, thus requiring replacement of the pressure line for the power steering. 
Jun 2013

188000 mi

US $600
Entire front end rebuild 
Dec 2013

190000 mi

US $180
Altnerator needed replacing. Bearing was going, regulator was failing, brushes were worn. 
Jul 2014

198200 mi

US $390
Replaced all lines, compressor, condenser and evaporator core. 
Ford Taurus in Illinois, United States
Feb 2010 - Jul 2011
Mar 2010

109000 mi

US $200
Had to have the front cylinder head replaced. First, it was thought it was the spark plug coil, but problem continued. Found to be a burnt head on the front part of the engine. I have a Ford warranty that paid $3,000 of it. 108,000 miles 
Sep 2010

113000 mi

US $125
Driving and the low A/F light goes on. Week before A/F was completely full. I open the hood A/F overflow empty. Lid was tight. Car checked and cannot duplicate. Replaced A/F and has not leaked. Extra A/F carried trunk from now on. 
Oct 2010

113500 mi

US $75
The rear control arms are worn and need to be replaced. I have been working with Ford ESP to replace, but this has been a difficult task. They are covered, but Ford says they are not. 
Dec 2010

115000 mi

US $50
Control arms replaced under ESP. Not an easy task ended up taking 2 months to get Ford to pay under the ESP. Car works much better now. 
Feb 2011

116000 mi

US $50
Failed Tensioner to Timing Chain leaving oil pressure very low.  Also, failed sway bar links in front end. Ticking sound kept happening after starting. After much searching and a lot of looking the repair person found the tensioner to the timing chain failing. Could have failed at any time. Many problems with this car. 
Mar 2011

118000 mi

US $50
Clamp that hold the exhaust pipe broke. Interior kept smelling like exhaust and people complained they felt "sick" when driving in the vehicle. Repaired. Kept hearing a screaming sound when turning the car off. Also, there was a burning plastic smell from the vehicle. First it was the harmonic balancer, then the pulley. Found out it was the other timing chain tensioner. Engine scares me! 
May 2011

118500 mi
Engine light on. It is possibly a coil on plug, but not for sure. Changed around plugs and have it back to see if problem comes back. Car shakes and RPM's drop really low. Car is to jerk more when accelerating. 
Jul 2011

121000 mi

US $450
Car shakes and stutters. Clunks when it is put in reverse. Dealer says nothing wrong car did not do this a few months ago. Very frustrating! 
Ford Taurus in North Carolina, United States
Jun 2008 - Mar 2014
Sep 2010

129000 mi

US $28
PCV valve hose to throttle body collapsed and had leak. Bank 1 and Bank 2 lean codes cause Check Engine Light. Got replacement part from dealer after checking the internet for code and causes.  
Apr 2011

132000 mi

US $70
Misfire indication on cylinder 2, swapped ignition coil to cylinder 6, and spark plug to cylinder 5. Engine code changed to follow ignition coil to cylinder 6. Replaced ignition coil on cylinder 6. 
Jan 2012

137000 mi

US $1066
Ball joints on both front wheels 
Dec 2012

144000 mi

US $50
Transmission pan gasket was leaking. Replaced gasket and filter and fluid 
Jan 2014

132300 mi

US $30
Oil Pressure light has been turning on after car warms up and idle. Now it turned on while below 2000 RPM. Changed oil grade from recommended to 10 W 30 
Ford Taurus in North Carolina, United States
May 2008 - Jan 2018
Jun 2008

153000 mi

US $150
Low refrigerant levels, required a freon charge & service 
Oct 2008

162000 mi

US $350
Replaced valve which was causing the engine to idle poorly. 
Aug 2009

184000 mi

US $710
Air Condition not Blowing Cold, Low Pressure Accumulator / Filter had to be replaced. 
Feb 2010

192900 mi

US $700
Poor idle until the car warmed up, then the throttle could stick at elevated RPM. Had to replace tubing and gaskets. 
Apr 2010

194200 mi

US $170
Air conditioning is not working -two leaks found one of which is the compressor, Repair cost is $1400. Not sinking any more money into non-required system. 
Jun 2011

214000 mi

US $500
Front End steering bushings, lower & upper ball joint replacement and boots; front end alignment, Replace spark plugs 
Nov 2013

223600 mi

US $450
Ball joint 
Sep 2016

239000 mi

US $950
Oil leak into ignition coil, causing it to burn up. Spark plug was replaced along with the remaining 5 spark plugs. Check engine light, the oxygen sensor failed. 
Ford Taurus in Colorado, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

150000 mi

US $30
Upper coolant outlet hose(Y-shaped housing) cracked and was leaking. Dealer lists part at ~$70, got used from junkyard for $5. Coolant flush/fill at time of repair (not completely necessary, but convenient) 
Mar 2010

156000 mi

US $90
Replaced leaking oil pan gasket. Was leaking for several thousand miles, but leak was progressively getting worse. Repair cost included gasket, oil and filter, and new exhaust gaskets (repair required removing part of exhaust) 
Apr 2010

157000 mi

US $45
Replaced cracked crankshaft pulley (obtained for free), also replaced timing cover crank seal and crankshaft balancer since I was in there. 
Jun 2010

160000 mi

US $320
Had clicking axles and chatter in high speed steering. Replaced axles.  Chatter was from bad ball joint, replaced inner and outer tie rods as preventative maintenance. All parts were original before replacement. 
Feb 2011

170400 mi

US $20
Vehicle developed severe misfire and eventually would not run for more than a few minutes. Replaced fuel pump with unit from salvage yard. 
Ford Taurus in Virginia, United States
Feb 2009 - Jul 2011
Jan 2010

168000 mi

US $260
Coil on Plug went bad and spark plug replaced 
Sep 2010

169000 mi

US $200
Coil on Plug at Cylinder #1 was replaced 
May 2011

170000 mi

US $20
Transmission fluid leaking from dipstick. TSB revealed failed transmission vent. Purchased part and installed following TSB instructions. 

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2000 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

155-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Taurus in Indiana, United States
Jan 2013 - Mar 2013
Feb 2013

163300 mi

US $300
Vibrating at 60+ mph 
Ford Taurus in Tennessee, United States
Feb 2010 - Jan 2011
Jun 2010

209000 mi

US $65
A/C compressor clutch engages intermittently when A/C selected; gap is out of spec, A/C needs new clutch. New compressor recommended by mechanic at this mileage. 
Jul 2010

209000 mi

US $10
A/C compressor replaced with aftermarket Visteon-brand compressor, along with accumulator, orfice tube, and refrigerant recharge. Wobbly idler pulley also noticed and replaced during service. Passenger tail light filled with rainwater, causing backup lamp failure. Location of leak unknown. Taillight fixture drained, bulb replaced. Rubber gaskets for taillight mounting nuts disintegrated upon removal, replacements unavailable. 
Nov 2010

215800 mi

US $326
No coolant in engine coolant overflow tank; crack in tank discovered, tank replaced. 1 week later, overflow tank was empty again. Serpentine belt also replaced on this trip (unrelated). 
Dec 2010

218000 mi
Seeping (but not blown) head gasket diagnosed by coolant dye test after several ineffectual replacements of coolant overflow tank. Shop was unequipped to replace head gaskets, but did provide a referral. 
Jan 2011

220000 mi

US $600
Heads resurfaced plus valve job. Installed new gasket kit, thermostat, coolant temp. sensor, water pump, & spark plugs. Orange (DEX-COOL) coolant flushed & replaced w/ gold (HOAT) type. Oil, oil filter, & steering fluid also changed. 
Ford Taurus in Minnesota, United States
Oct 2012 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

135000 mi

US $1250
timing chain and gaskets 
Ford Taurus in California, United States
Jan 2014 - Apr 2015
Apr 2015

194000 mi

US $607
Ignition switch, vehicle failed to start due to plastic slider in steering column broken. Technician had to remove air bag assembly and remove steering column, disassembled column to gain access to slider. 
Ford Taurus in Wisconsin, United States
May 2009 - Apr 2011
Jun 2009

118000 mi

US $700
The one fan motor and both fan relays were bad. Also plastic reserve tank for the anti-freeze had to be replaced because of a small leak. 
Jun 2010

127000 mi

US $500
Cooling fans and relays failed 
Apr 2011

136000 mi

US $20
Sway bar link broke. Bought new ones on ebay and replaced both in about an hour. 
Ford Taurus in Michigan, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

159000 mi

US $144
Replaced fuel injectors. Oil pan replaced fuel injectors 
Oct 2010

144000 mi

US $65
repair a botched exhaust repair attempted by somebody earlier 
Ford Taurus in Tennessee, United States
Feb 2015 - Apr 2015
Feb 2015

130000 mi

US $312
Heater hose assy. 
Ford Taurus in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2008 - Apr 2012
Apr 2010

177000 mi

US $1200
Head gasket leaked coolant into the 1 cylinder causing a misfire code but not a noticable problem 
Mar 2012

206000 mi

US $200
Replace right cylinder head 
Ford Taurus in Virginia, United States
Oct 2010 - Jun 2012
Nov 2011

130000 mi
New windshield fluid hose and nozzle. 
Ford Taurus in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Oct 2013
May 2013

120900 mi

US $260
radiator changed 
Oct 2013

124000 mi

US $340
coil changed 
Ford Taurus in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2009 - May 2018
Nov 2012

165620 mi

C $80
NO HEATING 
Ford Taurus in Kansas, United States
Mar 2011 - Jul 2012
Mar 2012

136000 mi

US $1700
Rear seal bad, rebuilt transmission 
Jun 2012

137000 mi

US $500
Brakes went out, mysterious leak or bubble in brakes. Vacuum tube burned out, and took out spark plug with it. A switch of some sort burned out / failed 
Ford Taurus in Netherlands
Sep 2010 - Dec 2010
Oct 2010

110360 mi

€1200
Replaced left lower balljoint Transmission warning light came on. Code P0741, something to do with the torque converter. Decided not to fix, since repair would be expensive and the car shows no symptoms of anything being wrong with the transmission. Replaced left lower balljoint Transmission warning light came on. Code P0741, something to do with the torque converter. Decided not to fix, since repair would be expensive and the car shows no symptoms of anything being wrong with the transmission. 
Nov 2010

110980 mi

€400
Coolant reservoir was leaking, replaced with a new, aftermarket reservoir and had coolant flushed and changed. After replacing interior filter earlier, plastic cowl vent screen did not sit flush with the windshield, causing a water leak into the interior. Also fixed a plugged up A/C hose at the same time, as shop discovered that while fixing cowl. After replacing interior filter earlier, plastic cowl vent screen did not sit flush with the windshield, causing a water leak into the interior. Also fixed a plugged up A/C hose at the same time, as shop discovered that while fixing cowl. Coolant reservoir was leaking, replaced with a new, aftermarket reservoir and had coolant flushed and changed. 
Dec 2010

110980 mi
Heater core was not working properly/clogged. Exhaust system was leaking slightly at the rear muffler. Transmission light still on when sold, codes indicate failing torque converter, but still not noticeable otherwise. 
Ford Taurus in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2009 - Jul 2012
Jan 2010

188000 mi

US $80
coolant hard lines rotted open. 
Oct 2010

190000 mi

US $123
The alternator failed. 
Nov 2010

191000 mi

US $25
Gas cap leaking - evap leak. 
Jun 2011

196000 mi

US $60
Car muffler rusted through and had to be welded. The brake rotors/pads also had to be replaced. 
Jul 2012

205000 mi
head gasket 
Ford Taurus in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

159000 mi

US $443
Fuel pump went out. Car would start fine but after warmed up and shut off would not run. 
Ford Taurus in Florida, United States
Jul 2012 - Oct 2012
Oct 2012

158000 mi
Power Steering stopped working in late September. Sold car without fixing it. 

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2000 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

Ford Taurus in Wisconsin, United States
Jul 2015 - Aug 2016
Jul 2015

148000 mi

US $1500
Rack and pinion seals blew out 

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2000 Ford Taurus 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Ford Taurus in Texas, United States
May 2008 - Feb 2011
Oct 2009

124000 mi

US $60
Steering rack locked up. Car not driveable. Replaced Rack. Master Cylinder bad. Pedal all the way to the floor. Replaced Master Cyl and bled.  
Sep 2010

133000 mi

US $80
CEL on, rough running, stalling. Replaced bad PCV valve hose. 
Ford Taurus in Massachusetts, United States
Dec 2012 - Jun 2014
Jun 2013

163000 mi

US $300
replaced water pump head gasket replaced replaced thermostat (no heat) 
Mar 2014

168000 mi

US $50
inner and outer tie rods replaced,  windshield washer nozzle unclogged, lof, 

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2000 Ford Taurus 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Ford Taurus in Missouri, United States
Jan 2010 - Jun 2011
Feb 2010

144000 mi

US $310
I rode on my emergency brakes for an entire day. this caused the car to stop badly. also there was an oil leak which he checked out 

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