My car engine started making this rough gruff long noise, I ignored it for three days but yesterday I came to a stop and put my car into reverse and immediatly my engine shut off.

Asked by Aug 24, 2015 at 05:37 PM about the 2006 Ford Taurus SEL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

There was still power but pushing on
the gas the car wouldn't move
anywhere. I took the keys out and
restarted the car a few times, finally
the engine came back on and the car
moved foward. Drove on the highway
for a shopping center, the second I
pulled into my parking spot at the
center my car engine immediately
turned off and I ended up rolling into
my parking spot. Again I had to
restart the car a few times before the
power And engine would turn on,
finally got it to work and drove home
and again the second I started
coming to a stop my car engine shut
off. Also, along with the light
grumbling engine noise, there is a
high pitched sweeping noise. - I
opened the hood and it sounds like
the spinning belt thing is where some
of the noise is coming from. I'm a 17
and my dad is out of town so If there
is an easy way to fix this I'm
desperate!

2 Answers

Also, if you could be extremely descriptive! I'm not good with cars!

17,790

Going by what you are saying sounds like a bearing on one of the accessories that the serpentine belt turns is seizing up. Not being there myself to listen and determine which one is can not tell you but mostly it turns out to be the idler pulley bearing or the belt tensioner bearing.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • transmission won't shift or engage 49 answers

    my car just stopped and won't go in to gear forward or reverse

    2003 Ford Taurus

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2000 Ford Taurus rough idle after warmed up, turned off then back on 13 answers

    If the car is cold and started it runs fine no matter how long it is used without turning it off. Once the warmed-up car is turned of and the restarted the idle is between 300-500 RPMs in all ranges....

    2000 Ford Taurus SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why doesMy 2005 Taurus shuts off while driving, but will restart after putting in park 1 answer

    Car engine stops while driving. It will restart after put in park. Happens a few times when stopping at a red light or stop sign. Then will drive a few days before happening again. Also when I open...

    2005 Ford Taurus SEL

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2000 Ford Taurus 7 answers

    I was out of town when my car started to overheat. I noticed the engine cooling fan had stopped so I checked the fuses and one was bad, so I swapped it from another component not needed. It cooled ...

    2000 Ford Taurus SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • What did my car shut off while I was driving? 1 answer

    I was driving my 2005 ford taurus with my a/c on and stop at a light for about 30 seconds and then when i was making my left turn car just shut off. I pulled to the side of the road and put the car ...

    2005 Ford Taurus SE

    -

    General

Search Ford Taurus Questions

Ford Taurus Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 3,630
#2 lightGear
lightGear
Reputation 1,880
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,850
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Fusion
997 Great Deals out of 79,431 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Impala
595 Great Deals out of 29,130 listings starting at $1,300
Used Dodge Charger
248 Great Deals out of 27,485 listings starting at $1,997
Used Ford Mustang
317 Great Deals out of 45,660 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford Explorer
772 Great Deals out of 74,828 listings starting at $750
Used Ford F-150
2,464 Great Deals out of 210,791 listings starting at $895
Used Chrysler 300
353 Great Deals out of 20,743 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
739 Great Deals out of 82,781 listings starting at $500
Used Chevrolet Malibu
812 Great Deals out of 88,732 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford Focus
564 Great Deals out of 55,841 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota Camry
884 Great Deals out of 92,127 listings starting at $1,300
Used Ford Edge
641 Great Deals out of 51,093 listings starting at $3,950
Used Nissan Maxima
276 Great Deals out of 26,135 listings starting at $2,545
Used Buick LaCrosse
190 Great Deals out of 22,806 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Taurus SEL For Sale
1,296 listings starting at $23,553
2016 Ford Taurus SEL For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 3,079 listings starting at $15,995
2015 Ford Taurus SEL For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 500 listings starting at $11,986
2014 Ford Taurus SEL For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 581 listings starting at $9,444
2013 Ford Taurus SEL For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 521 listings starting at $5,800