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2005 Ford Taurus starts and then dies again


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tgjr1988
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Jul 13, 2012, 6:00 PM

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We have a 2005 Ford Taurus approx. 97,000 miles The car starts and in about 2-3 seconds it dies. The check engine light comes on and it idles rough. Is this enough information for someone to have an idea what is going on?


Tom Greenleaf
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Jul 13, 2012, 6:10 PM

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Can you keep it running by holding gas pedal up a bit or no go?

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tgjr1988
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Jul 13, 2012, 6:16 PM

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My son thinks that will work to get him somewhere to have this checked out. He is going to try. I'm sure my husband and I will have to meet him on the road....


Hammer Time
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Jul 13, 2012, 6:29 PM

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You need to have the codes read before anything else.



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