really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
82,890 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. replaced the battery saver relay (1 reports)
1996 Ford Taurus electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 Ford Taurus Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 182011

Taurus G 3.0L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 58,000 miles


bought the car three days ago and it ran and drove like brand new, went to start it last night and the power went on but when i went to start it everything in the car died. and when i went to retry it had no sighn of even haveing any battery. i got my volt meter out and the battery was fine, but everytime i went to start one of the relays under the dash was clicking(battery saver relay). i replaced the relay this morning and the car runs and drives like new once again

- , Kent, WA, USA

problem #2

Feb 182008

Taurus GL 3.0L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,670 miles

I am getting a computer problem with my car and i will like to know if i can get a computer to buy to fix my car back please contact me as soon as possible. thank you

- , Sucker Garden, Phillipsburg, Netherlands Antilles

problem #1

Dec 122002

(reported on)

Taurus LE

  • 95,000 miles

Just bought new battery b/c Garage had told me that was the problem. Very next day- radio didn't work, speedometer didn't work, windshield wipers slow, power windows slow, dim lights. On my way home from work- entire car died and battery light on. Could it be alternator??

- , Kensington, CT, USA

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