what is one major Thing i should be concerned with about this vehicle

Asked by Apr 05, 2013 at 11:43 AM about the 2002 Ford Taurus

Question type: General

4 Answers

99,925

This thread covers many of the common Taurus problems. http://www.cargurus.com/Cars/Discussion-d355_ds460589

..been told transmission are terrible, and have known two people that have them who needed a transmission replaced, other than every one I've ever known have had their trannies replaced, have no opinion about them~

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
250,955

Right, some of the transmission didn't last in the early 90's. But the newer ones are fine. My '98 is still humming along, but then again, I change the fluid regularly. The taurus is a good bang for buck car, cheap, easy to maintain and cheap to insure.

695

My 98 AND my 2001 required transmissions to be rebuilt or replaced. And I was OBSESSIVE about flushing and replacing he trans filter. The AX4S transmission is crap while the AX4N is reliable. You will have to look up his to tell the difference on TaurusCarClub.com. I have been out of the Taurus world long enough that I have forgotten how to quickly identify them. I BELIEVE that if the shifter has a BUTTON for disabling overdrive it will always be an AX4N but please verify. There are stampings on the transmission pan as well. Also there is no such thing as one trim level gets one transmission. They mixed them. And FYI a rebuild on the AX4S is $2000.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Taurus

Looking for a Used Taurus in your area?

CarGurus has 17,885 nationwide Taurus listings starting at $1,499.

ZIP:

Ford Taurus Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,070
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    1,990
  • #3
    lightGear
    Reputation
    1,940
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
611 Great Deals out of 34,798 listings starting at $1,250
Used Ford Explorer
813 Great Deals out of 63,292 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford Mustang
755 Great Deals out of 42,814 listings starting at $1,300
Used Ford F-150
2,228 Great Deals out of 182,698 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,246 Great Deals out of 78,131 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord
1,028 Great Deals out of 63,282 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Camry
1,103 Great Deals out of 72,798 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Focus
778 Great Deals out of 54,313 listings starting at $1,495
Used Nissan Maxima
325 Great Deals out of 23,753 listings starting at $1,550
Used Ford Escape
1,137 Great Deals out of 85,649 listings starting at $999
Used Nissan Altima
1,140 Great Deals out of 75,113 listings starting at $999

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Taurus For Sale
5,821 listings starting at $15,990
2016 Ford Taurus For Sale
35 Great Deals out of 2,407 listings starting at $11,995
2015 Ford Taurus For Sale
39 Great Deals out of 1,424 listings starting at $9,500
2014 Ford Taurus For Sale
54 Great Deals out of 1,380 listings starting at $6,995
2013 Ford Taurus For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 1,371 listings starting at $5,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.