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by spy1309
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: O2 Sensors stuck lean
Replies: 5
Views: 219

Re: O2 Sensors stuck lean

Did you changed your spark plugs? Lean might mean a vacuum leak from a bad intake manifold gasket or a vacuum leak.
by spy1309
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: O2 Sensors stuck lean
Replies: 5
Views: 219

Re: O2 Sensors stuck lean

That is a first here on the forum so we can t help that much......looks like the PCM , you shouldve tried a used one from a salvage yard , most of them are good than try a refurbished one.
by spy1309
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Wrench Light!
Replies: 12
Views: 1553

Re: Wrench Light!

You are correct, it is/was a common issue, still way better than a transmission failure.
by spy1309
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: New User Introduction
Replies: 4
Views: 580

Re: New User Introduction

Also change every year the power steering fluid....if it gets old and black be ready for a new steering rack.
by spy1309
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: From Sync 6 Disc To OEM Touch Screen Nav?
Replies: 5
Views: 719

Re: From Sync 6 Disc To OEM Touch Screen Nav?

I think the ones from early Flex but don t know about the wires, also there were some android ones aftermarket that fit ...I don t want to lose the cd changer ....still have lots of cd s.
by spy1309
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Wrench Light!
Replies: 12
Views: 1553

Re: Wrench Light!

There is no reason not to use it crosscountry if worked well for a while, those engines and transmissions are one of the best....besides the water pump in engine crap.
My steering rack just failed a few months ago after over 300k.
by spy1309
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: From Sync 6 Disc To OEM Touch Screen Nav?
Replies: 5
Views: 719

Re: From Sync 6 Disc To OEM Touch Screen Nav?

You can if you have the proper wireing, I believe that you can find what you need in e bay .
by spy1309
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: New User Introduction
Replies: 4
Views: 580

Re: New User Introduction

Welcome and enjoy your stay , there are not many X 's left around, they are good cars......watch yours for PTU leaks and stay on top with regular maintenance, it should last you to 250k easy.
by spy1309
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Wrench Light!
Replies: 12
Views: 1553

Re: Wrench Light!

Well pray :) .....and if in one month you have no issues you are in the clear....you should test it do for an hour at least on highway at a constant speed 60-70mph or 100-120kph to make sure the pump is ok.
by spy1309
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Wrench Light!
Replies: 12
Views: 1553

Re: Wrench Light!

If you don t use a pump only 5L come out, just replace 5l take a trip and after one week do a change again with another 5l, make sure you use original Ford transmission fluid.....and please return here and let us know how it went.
by spy1309
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Wrench Light!
Replies: 12
Views: 1553

Re: Wrench Light!

Yes it can......the fluid level should not be above mark when cold....when the fluid reaches operating temperature it increase its volume even more and the fluid pressure from the pump is increased as well, plus the fluid starts to become foamy. Take some of the fluid out and take a longer drive, if...
by spy1309
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: AC Compressor
Replies: 1
Views: 661

Re: AC Compressor

In most of the cars you can bypass it I did it to a Chevy and a Dodge is not scientific as there are no belts made for the car not including AC idler pulley....I took a string and run it around the pulleys without going over the AC pulley with the belt tensioner at 1/2 tight position and took the me...
by spy1309
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Flashing interior lights
Replies: 2
Views: 353

Re: Flashing interior lights

Sorry didn t encounter this issue, even do I have a tire sensor that gives me lost signal sometimes at highway speeds.
Your best bet will be to pay the $65 for the diagnostics and then visit a junkyard and get the module you need.
by spy1309
Sat Mar 09, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Wont switch to defrost
Replies: 5
Views: 481

Re: Wont switch to defrost

You need quite a bit of torque to move the door.....the reason the motor gets broken is that the teeth and linkages are plastic and that plastic ages, given the torque needed they break.
I will say take the risk and replace the motor is only $40 or cheaper on ebay.
by spy1309
Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Wont switch to defrost
Replies: 5
Views: 481

Re: Wont switch to defrost

No door being stuck is not a common issue, for sure what you did is not creating any safety issue. My wife X at this point blows air only from front vents , no defrost or floor vents....it is to cold to work on it so I am waiting for the spring. In your case I think the gears moving the door are stu...