98 Ford Taurus Electrical Problems

#1

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?

#2

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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#3

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?).