Had someone at my office approach me today, as they heard I worked on Tauruses (true, but I'm very very
far from a mechanic).
In the past couple of years this car has had a new AC
compressor installed and a new Alternator.
Car is a 2004 Ford Taurus SES (w/ABS, but no traction control) and the DOHC
He presented me with the following codes he had on the car:
It also has some issue with the antilock braking system. The car can be cruising down the road, then without warning the Brake and ABS
lights will turn on, on the dash, then they'll start flashing, and the engine shuts off.
The Check Transmission light comes on during warmer weather on longer cruises.
If someone turns on the AC
, the car starts to buck, then the engine will shut off.
I'm bringing along a spare COP
tomorrow to check how the Cylinder 1 coil looks, to see if that fixes P0301 and the engine bucking under load (AC
Otherwise...Where the heck do I start with this car? I volunteered to look at it next week if he can get it to me.