2002 Taurus SEL On cold start-up runs very rough, shakes and smokes (too much gas?) once engine reaches operatirng temp smooths out no missing, aok rest of day. Replaced computer. No improvement.

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Asked by Nov 11, 2013 at 06:53 PM about the 2002 Ford Taurus SEL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Any light on in the dash?

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battery light on...also have changed coil and plug wires...once at operating temperature dash lights go off...

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Battery light is most likely your alternator is failing. What is the voltage across the battery terminals with the engine running? Should be 14V.

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