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2001 Taurus 3.0 dohc idles high sometimes and once in gear transmission seems to shift at idle.

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I think it may feel like that because it is idling high. For you high idle problem there are a few thinks you can look at one a vacuum leak. Two look at the throttle body plate and idle air control motor. If the throttle body plate are dirty the seat for the idle air control motor my be dirty. I would try cleaning the throttle body.

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SOURCE: 2001 ford taurus will not idle down

several things can do this but most likely would be
1 TPS trottle postion sensor = replace
2 stuck butterfly valve inside the trottle body = clean out with trottle body cleaner try to get most of the black build up with a old tooth brush
3 bad trottle cable= feel the cable make sure it moves freely if not replace it

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

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SOURCE: engine codes p1133 p0171 p0507 p0131 all at once

throttle position sensor

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SOURCE: 2001 FORD F150 ENGINE SURGES AND DIES AT IDLE

Check all of your vacume lines. If it isn't a vacume line it is most likely the O2 sensor.

Posted on Apr 16, 2009

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SOURCE: ENGINE SURGES AT IDLE

with the engine running lift hood and lisen for a vacum leak and check all your vacum lines. if no vacum leak can be found then replace the idle air control valve.

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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SOURCE: my 1997 ford taurus transmission slips when it shifts to second

this is caused by a piston in the transmission that has a crack in it once it warms up the crack seals and operates normally.being cold the crack opens up allowing fluid to flow past it. take to trans shop as soon as you can, will be minimum repair if it has not caused further damage in the transmission.

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

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