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?

Bailey Manarina

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

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

6 Answers


I had a van that did that check the iac it faulty


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

Bailey Manarina

Like turning off the key


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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Bailey Manarina

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's still shutting down here and there randomly


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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