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98 Ford Taurus Electrical Problems

When I shift the car from park to drive or drive to park the windows, radio, and sometimes the power stearing will go out. It all started when I would put it in reverse and the radio would go out. Is it going to be expensive?

The problem might be with the PRNDL (prindle) switch. This switch tells the computer what gear the vehicle is in. There’s a history with Ford vehicles that when this prindle switch fails, it can raise all kinds of electrical problems.

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Here is how it’s done: http://www.autozone.com/shopping/repairGuide.htm?pageId=0900c15280039b5e
It shows a Mazda engine because Mazda engines are in some Fords. Ford and Mazda are married (you knew that, didn’t you?).