Ford Taurus/Sable 1986-1995 Repair Information

Low Power Output of Engine


When the engine power output is below normal, check for the following, as necessary:

Overheating of the cooling system
Leaks in the vacuum system
Leaking of the fuel pump or hoses
Unadjusted valve timing
A blown head gasket
A slipping clutch disc or unadjusted pedal
Excessive piston-to-bore clearance
Worn piston rings
A worn camshaft
Sticking valve(s) or weak valve spring(s)
A poorly operating diverter valve
A faulty pressure regulator valve (Automatic Transaxle)
Low fluid level (Automatic Transaxle)
Fault with the computerized engine control system