What could be wrong with my 2003 Ford Taurus- starts fine but as soon as I put it in gear it stalls.


Asked by Feb 20, 2015 at 11:40 PM about the 2003 Ford Taurus LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers


Is it idling at a proper RPM? Otherwise you might have a problem with the torque converter clutch.

Tom Demyan

Yes, or maybe a vacuum leak, is the SEL on?


The rpms seems fine. The torque converter was replaced(such a task) and idle air control sensor is new. We replaced a hose on the vacuum line and now, it putters alot but doesnt stall. Soon as it warms up, runs fine.

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