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4.7

definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
$111.00
Average Mileage:
97,015 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace gas cap (1 reports)
  2. replace hose to PCV valve (1 reports)
  3. replaced canister vent solenoid (1 reports)
2000 Ford Taurus fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2000 Ford Taurus Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 312008

Taurus SES 3.0L 24V DOHC

  • Automatic transmission
  • 97,022 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Had the car in the shop for repairs for poor fuel economy and the maintenance manual said to replace the PCV valve at 100,000 or so. I had 97,000 so I asked them to look at it. They said the PCV valve was fine, but the hose to it was cracked and bad.

- , Champaign, IL, USA

problem #2

Jul 312008

Taurus SES 3.0L 24V DOHC

  • Automatic transmission
  • 97,022 miles

After taking the car to the shop complaining the fuel economy was bad they said there were not codes showing or lights on. I bought fuel injector cleaner and put it in my tank with a fill-up of fuel. Within a day, the check engine light was on and this was found. Since replacement the fuel economy has increased back to what it was when I bought the car new.

- , Champaign, IL, USA

problem #1

Jul 312008

Taurus SES 3.0L 24V DOHC

  • Automatic transmission
  • 97,000 miles

Cap looked good, but fuel economy was terrible. Had car checked out and found one of the problems was cracked fuel cap.

- , Champaign, IL, USA

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