If one is running the 3.0L till the low oil pressure light illuminates, it
will need work, for sure. I believe you will find that to be true of ANY
"joe schmoe" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> On Thu, 12 Jan 2006 02:40:23 GMT, Backyard Mechanic
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>"Bob" <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> "Tom Adkins" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>>> wiseguy wrote:
>>>>> the 1993 tarus has 120,000 kilometers on it ...what are some
>>>>> fantastic mileage out there on the 4 cylinder model.? ?
>>>> The 4 cylinder 1993 Taurus will go 1,000,000 miles easily with no
>>>> or even an oil change. However, the 3.0 V-6 1993 Taurus will normally
>>>> go about 150,000. The V-6 requires maintenence and repair
>>> You can say that again! Them damn 3.0 engines will never make 150K
>>> without an oil change.
>>Yeah... two if you want to play it safe!
> Two ? TWO? ?
> Haven't you ever heard of environmental responsibility? What a
> waste! All vehicles have that red "add oil" light on the dash. Just
> wait till that comes on and top up as necessary
> Sadly one of our customers believed this (I won't mention her gender
> lest it cause a flame war :-)
> As for how far a 4 cylinder Taurus (or any other 4 cylinder will go)
> depends upon how it's driven and maintained. with basic maintenance
> and driven responsibly it will easily last until you're sick of it.
> The engine will easily last 300,000 KMS if it has and continues to be
> maintained and driven by an intelligent adults.
> But why would you want to keep any vehicle that long? Vehicles are
> after all, just expensive clothing for the vast majority of the
> Drive it, enjoy it, deal it when you're bored with it. On to the next.