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Repairing the Taurus: Lower Intake

This is the third, but pos­si­bly not final install­ment of our 2002 Tau­rus repair adven­ture.  Here our goal is to get at the gas­kets between the low­er intake man­i­fold and the cylin­der heads.  Poor run­ning at idle often indi­cates vac­u­um … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Repairing the Taurus: Spark Plugs

Replac­ing the spark plugs used to be a chore that occurred every few oil changes at best.  It used to be one of the eas­i­est repairs for the do-it-your­­self handy­man.  Spark plugs are, by nature, on the out­side of the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Repairing the Taurus, A Multipart Series: Overview

I’ve just fin­ished a long car repair adven­ture span­ning 4 days. There were times that I feared that we would fail (even though fail­ure was not a viable option) and the whole prob­lem spanned sev­er­al months from start to … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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