Ford taurus cruise stuck on?

Asked by Jul 01, 2016 at 05:10 PM about the 2002 Ford Taurus SES Deluxe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi I have a 2002 ford taurus with the 3.0 dohc. The
car idles fine, it revs to about 2500 on start and the
drops down. My real issue is that above 25mph, if
you take your foot off the gas, the car maintains
speed and rpms, sometimes for mile. I removed
the cruise control fuse, it also controls the brake
lights, and still had the problem? Any ideas?

1 Answer

18,170

It is not the cruise control try cleaning the throttle body with throttle body cleaner sounds like the throttle is sticking from carbon build up.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2003 Ford Taurus stuck in park 2 answers

    The car starts, but is stuck in park??

    2003 Ford Taurus SES

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why would I not have heat from my 2003 Taurus 2 answers

    My heater on my Taurus does not blow warm air

    2003 Ford Taurus SEL

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Is my 2001 Ford Taurus thermostat stuck open? 2 answers

    My 2001 Ford Taurus engine seems like its running hot. My temperature gauge doesn't show any overheating and it only shows a little lower than half way and the coolant overflow tank looks like the coo...

    2001 Ford Taurus SES

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Ford Taurus Trasmission Problem 1 answer

    I have a 2001 Ford Taurus. The car was slipping in and out of gear and revving high. I believe it was because I had tranny fluid leaking. I bought some gunk stuff to plug the hole... filled it up and ...

    2001 Ford Taurus SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Ford Taurus Questions

Ford Taurus Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 3,770
#2 lightGear
lightGear
Reputation 1,900
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,860
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
513 Great Deals out of 29,230 listings starting at $995
Used Ford Explorer
816 Great Deals out of 75,234 listings starting at $750
Used Ford Mustang
376 Great Deals out of 47,164 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford F-150
2,316 Great Deals out of 210,529 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Malibu
836 Great Deals out of 82,004 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord
707 Great Deals out of 88,066 listings starting at $699
Used Ford Focus
530 Great Deals out of 56,536 listings starting at $800
Used Toyota Camry
820 Great Deals out of 90,437 listings starting at $950
Used Nissan Maxima
269 Great Deals out of 26,544 listings starting at $1,990

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Taurus For Sale
4,160 listings starting at $21,000
2016 Ford Taurus For Sale
51 Great Deals out of 5,715 listings starting at $15,995
2015 Ford Taurus For Sale
35 Great Deals out of 1,479 listings starting at $9,995
2014 Ford Taurus For Sale
27 Great Deals out of 1,421 listings starting at $6,900
2013 Ford Taurus For Sale
38 Great Deals out of 1,462 listings starting at $7,900