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Old 06-29-2009, 21:21   #1 (permalink)
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95 taurus gl questions

Hi. New here. My girl friend is look for a car and we found a 95 taurus gl in GREAT shape only 83000 miles and the owner wants 1000 for it nothing wrong runs great all I really want to know is if there are any consitent or normal problems with this year of taurus anything i should watch for or look into getting replaced??
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The only thing to really watch out for, is that they over heat some times because of the water pump. I've had 2 Merc Sables and a Taurus that had that problem, but I used to run the cars hard. So I replaced the water pump and thermostat, and they ran like champs, .
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Transmission failure is also a common problem.

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any real mileage piont that they are real bad at?? with the Tranny
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I'm not for sure what the average is. Did you look on this site link I posted?

Here's another link showing people complaints/mileage about the 95's transmission. 1995 Ford Taurus transmission failure -- [ CarComplaints.com ]
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Transmission problems on the 95 have been corrected in 93 - 94. Depends on your production date. They installed a steel front piston. The only real problem with them
is springs. Be prepared to replace all at one time or another. And another thing. Ford recommends installing a transmission cooler and curb your driving habits.
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Ford recommends installing a transmission cooler and curb your driving habits
Why, so the transmissions will hold up?
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