My 2003 Ford Taurus lx shuts down while driving but my battery's fine, so is the starter and the alternator but I don't know where the problem lies... I think it's when I have the heater or the ac on?

Asked by Feb 14, 2015 at 10:09 PM about the 2003 Ford Taurus LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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I had a van that did that check the iac it may.be faulty

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is it shutting down like running out of gas or like turning the key off.

Like turning off the key

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That at least narrows it down to electrical. Check all connections on ignition system. Possible there is a intermittent short at key switch. Don't just look at connections. Try to move them as they can look tight but be loose. Good luck.

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That's what I figured but when I guess there was a line kind of loose to the brain (computer) of the car and tire kingdom I guess firmly attached it.....it's still shutting down here and there randomly

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Keep looking... you just haven't found the right one yet and I don't think is has anything to do with the ECU. Thanks for the "best answer"

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