Yes Review Date: 25th March, 2005 I bought a new Taurus in 2001. Archived from on February 6, 2007. Every year I had to bring my car in because of mold smells in the vent system. Owners may contact Bosch customer service at 1-888-715-3616. Fix requires a Ford manufactured shield to divert rain from fan motor. Primary Use: Commuting to work It Was A Good Car For Many Years! Taurus Car Club of America.
America 2016—present China Body and chassis 1985—2007 2007—present Chronology Predecessor Successor station wagon The Ford Taurus is an that was manufactured by in the from the 1986 to 2019 model years; it has been currently manufactured by the joint venture in China since the 2016 model year. Trunk has lots of room. Archived from on February 12, 2009. Taurus Car Club of America. It's a low car, flat and not likely to roll over. The roof was also given a more upright stance to increase headroom, which can be evidenced by the thicker C-pillar and larger area between the tops of the doors and the top of the roof.
Ran great for a week did it again. Then in 2004 the motor blower went out. Model year 2001 Year of manufacture 2001 First year of ownership 2003 Most recent year of ownership 2005 Engine and transmission 3. The 2001 car has proved to be comfortable, handles well, good brakes and the Vulcan engine is completely reliable. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. The brake pad shim may shift out of position causing the shim to contact the brake disc resulting in damage to the disc. Then there are the cars, like people, you tend to overlook.
In addition, respondents also rate their cars in six categories: driving experience, comfort, value, styling, audio, and climate systems. Local Ford mechanics cannot find the problem nor duplicate it. Reliable and a smooth driver. I love my car but the people that had it before me didn't take care of it. I would recommend the duratec since the 3.
Engine had a build up of sludge in the coolant system. It was also the first Ford models to come standard with side airbags. The ride is fantastic, and very soft. In another change from previous versions, the fourth generation offered rear cup holders that either slid or folded out of the front console, depending on which console the car was equipped with. The ride is fantastic, and very soft.
I do regular oil changes, tune ups and maintenance. Introduced in late 1985 for the 1986 model year, six generations were produced over 34 years; a brief hiatus was undertaken through 2006 to 2007. Road visibility is great- no blind spots. I love that car and wish I still owned it! It has an uncanny ability to pretend it's a truck, e. Ford also adopted a quality culture employing across all aspects of automobile design and manufacture. The turn radius is such that it requires a 3-point turn on a normal 2-lane or neighborhood street.
The seventh-generation Taurus has been manufactured since November 2015 by Changan Ford in its facility. Archived from on May 4, 2011. I replaced them with Goodyears and it was a big difference in traction and ride. Archived from on September 2, 2011. We never saw the Technical Bulletin until now. Replaced injectors ran even better, did it again in a week. Unrelated to the six generations of the American-market Ford Taurus, the seventh-generation was developed by in conjunction with.
I never even bother to check such things as belts, hoses, fluids or anti-freeze until after 50,000 miles. Production ended on October 27, 2006, as Ford idled the Atlanta plant, as part of its. Primary Use: Family transportation 2001 Ford Taurus Sel — Family transportation vehicle. Alongside the Ford Blue Oval emblem itself, the Taurus repeated the shape several places in its exterior; in a controversial design element, the rear window of the Taurus was oval, as were the side windows of the Mercury Sable. Have had to boil system out four times, replaced the heads once.
Otherwise, the relationship can be short and unhappy. Regular maintenance issues, nothing irregular, I wish the new models where more like this. Its interior was designed to be extremely user-friendly, with all of its controls designed to be recognizable by touch, allowing drivers to operate them without taking their eyes off the road. The Taurus was produced as a four-door sedan through its entire production, with a five-door hatchback station wagon offered from 1986 to 2005. Steering is very good especially in and out of tight parking spaces.
The whole package doesn't back up the looks or performance that first attracted you. I took it to a mechanic I trust and found that the rear brakes were very worn and one of the wheel bearing was failing - hence the growling. I had one carpet panel come out after the door was slammed, but I never bothered to replace it. It won many awards, most notably being named to the 1986 and becoming the 1986 Over 200,000 of the Taurus were sold during the 1986 model year and the millionth Taurus was sold during the 1989 model year. For example, the switches to the power windows and power locks were designed with one half of the switch raised up, with the other half recessed, in order for its function to be identified by touch. Cost of ownership is low; mechanically it is great - not a performance car but very dependable.