8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$200.00
Average Mileage:
91,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. changed DPFE sensor (1 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
2001 Ford Taurus engine problems

engine problem

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2001 Ford Taurus Owner Comments

problem #2

May 012009

Taurus 3.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,000 miles

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

After my engine light came on, I had a P401 code. Without having good diagnostics to determine the cause. I tried the shotgun approach.

Replaced in this order EGR valve, DPFE sensor, EGR control, EGR tube, DPFE sensor. I replaced the DPFE sensor a second time due to I finally found a way to test it easily (safety pins, volt meter and pump with vacuum option for airbeds). The first DPFE sensor I put in must have been bad.

- , Austin, TX, USA

problem #1

Oct 022008

Taurus SES

  • Automatic transmission
  • 97,000 miles

last year same code same problem replaced egr valve, sensor and code cleared and then came back after successful inspection

this year same code and same problem.

there is a major problem with the ford Taurus and their egr system

- , Randolph, MA, USA

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