20 Most Recent 2005 Ford Taurus Questions & Answers


The wire runs from the back of the radio through the side frame rails inside the car under the plastic covers by the doors on the floor into the trunk and is inside the quaternary panel where the antenna is and is a push in connector

2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on Oct 16, 2019


in trunk behind right rear wheel well area

2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on Sep 17, 2019


Ford owners.Com register then download the manual then go to roadside emergencies and your fuse box diagrams and fuse values and relay locations are there

2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on Sep 17, 2019


Look under it

If you have dual exhaust
then 4

What motor ?

May want to ask a question ,as to what
if any problem your having & don't have
answers for

2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on Sep 15, 2019


Disconnect the negative (black) battery cable, wait 15 minutes then reconnect. If the problem is fixed the light should be out when you restart the vehicle. If this doesn't work you may need a scan tool to clear the codes. Some parts stores have scan tools and will help 6iu out free of charge.

2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on Aug 15, 2019


Check the obvious things first. Any coolant leaking? My water pump failed, and was leaking from a little hole in the pump. Check all hoses, radiator, heater etc for wear/cracks/holes. Next the thermostat, it's a cheap part that often fails. (take it out, drop it in a cup of boiling water, if it opens it is working)
Is the fan working? Should be on when the car is very hot, (example sitting at the lights with no air flow) if not I'd try disconnecting it, and run wires to the battery. If that works, you know the fan is good, and the problem is a fuse, or the temp sensor, or worse.
Always use coolant not tap water, (except in emergency) as corrosion can form and damage your engine.
If it's really hot ?? it could be a head gasket, cracked or warped head. (check for steam coming from your exhaust) and coolant loss.
Get it fixed ASAP, because thermostats, hoses, and water pumps, and fuses and fans, are much cheaper and easier to replace and repair, than your engine.
Good luck.
PS, check your oil for water (grey not black or brown), and oil in the coolant, both signs of bad head gasket, or cracked /warped head.

2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on Jul 13, 2019


You have one of two problems: Either the starter drive on your starter is defective and is not engaging the flywheel to crank the engine, or the flywheel has some broken or damaged teeth that are preventing the starter from engaging.
Starters come in a variety of designs. On some, the solenoid is mounted on top of the starter. When you turn the key, the solenoid routes current to the starter motor and at the same time pulls a lever that slides the drive gear mechanism out so it will engage the flywheel and crank the engine. If the solenoid is weak or damaged, it may not be strong enough to overcome the spring tension that retracts the drive gear. So the starter spins but doesn't crank the engine.
On other starters, the solenoid is mounted remotely. When the starter motor starts to spin, it ratchets out so the drive gear will engage the flywheel and crank the engine. If the drive mechanism is damaged or hung up, the motor may spin but not crank the engine.
Regardless of what type of starter you have, it will have to come out for further inspection. The drive gear (which is sometimes referred to as a "Bendix drive") should move out when the starter starts to spin. The drive gear usually has a one-way clutch that is supposed to protect the starter against damage if someone keeps cranking the engine once it starts. The gear should turn one way but not the other. If the gear is locked up or turns freely either way, the drive is bad and needs to be replaced. If the drive can't be replaced separately, you'll have to replace the entire starter.
Starter Testing If the drive seems okay, the starter should be "bench tested" using jumper cables or special equipment designed for this purpose.
CAUTION: Be careful because a starter develops a lot of torque. It should be held down with a strap or clamped in a vice (be careful not to crush or deform the housing!) before voltage is applied.
A simple no-load bench test can be performed with a battery and a pair of jumper cables to see if a starter motor will spin. But this test alone won't tell you if the starter is good or bad because a weak starter that lacks sufficient power to crank an engine at the proper speed (usually a minimum of 250 to 500 rpm) may still spin up to several thousand rpm when voltage is applied with no load.
A better method of determining a starter's condition is to have it tested on equipment that measures the starter's "amp draw." A good starter should normally draw a current of 60 to 150 amps, depending on the size or power rating of the starter. Some "high torque" GM starters may draw up to 250 amps, so refer to the OEM specifications to make sure the amp draw is within the acceptable range.
If the starter does not spin freely, or draws an unusually high or low number of amps, it is defective and replacement is required.
An unusually high current draw and low free turning speed typically indicate a shorted armature, grounded armature or field coils, or excessive friction within the starter itself (dirty, worn or binding bearings or bushings, a bent armature shaft or contact between the armature and field coils). The magnets in permanent magnet starters can sometimes break or separate from the housing and drag against the armature.
A starter that does not turn and draws a high current may have a ground in the terminal or field coils, or a frozen armature.
Failure to spin and zero current draw indicates an open field circuit, open armature coils, defective brushes or a defective solenoid.
Low free turning speed combined with a low current draw indicates high internal resistance (bad connections, bad brushes, open field coils or armature windings).

2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on May 22, 2019


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2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on Dec 13, 2018


Battery GREEN/BLACK (+) RADIO HARNESS
Accesory BLACK/PINK (+) RADIO HARNESS
Ground BLACK/GREEN (-) RADIO HARNESS
LF Speaker (+) ORANGE/GREEN
LF Speaker (-) BLUE/WHITE
RF Speaker (+) TAN/GREEN
RF Speaker (-) GREEN/ORANGE
LR Speaker (+) GRAY/BLUE
LR Speaker (-) BROWN/YELLOW
RR Speaker (+) BLACK/VIOLET
RR Speaker (-) ORANGE/VIOLET

2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on Mar 18, 2018


Wiring, schematic,
electrical diagrams, fuse diag, error codes, torque settings etc are basic contents of these online books they have here on this website www.reliable-store.com I have attached. Must check it out

2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on Mar 14, 2018


these online books they sell here on this website have mentioned. Must check it out
reliable-store.com
they also have live chat for instant help
or try manualslife com, but they don't have live chat.
these 2 are pretty good.
I take their manuals' help for every problem in my machinery. All the best :)

2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on Feb 06, 2018


If it told you to check the transmission, there's a code stored. But chances are it's an enhanced code or a U, C or B code that your code reader can't read. A professional scan tool is needed to read those codes. The computer never posts a message without setting a code. NEVER.

2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on Nov 11, 2017


are you sure not alternator or water pump

2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on Oct 25, 2017


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2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on Sep 28, 2017


Here' s trick to find water leaks into cabin area,.
Mix a quart of water with a tablespoon of Murphy's Oil Soap (won't harm finish on car) liquid, mixing gently just to mix but not foam.
Start car, and place blower fan on full setting. Close all windows and other openings to try to help increase positive air pressure inside cabin compartment
Get out of car with fan blowing (engine can be running but make sure you don't lock yourself out of car) and gently pour solution on suspected areas. If there's a leak opening, the air from cabin will cause bubbles indicated leak point.
Also raise hood and use solution on fire wall where there are seams and sealant applied. I've seen these be leaks soaking the driver's side floor mats.

If you find a leak, seal it with the best clear silicone caulk, generally about $7 a tube. Clean all areas to be sealed thoroughly of any dirt, oil, grease, or loose rusted metal.

Good Luck

2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on Sep 22, 2017


you have a possible vacuum leak somewhere or maybe clogged egr

2005 Ford Taurus | Answered on Aug 15, 2017

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