1998 Ford Taurus - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 1998 Ford Taurus

554 problems have been reported for the 1998 Ford Taurus. The following chart shows the 23 most common problems for 1998 Ford Taurus. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control with 90 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (64 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 1998 Ford Taurus

small car iamge Problem Occurrence Trend

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 1998 Ford Taurus in 1998.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
1
  2017
0
  2016
0
  2015
0
  2014
9
  2013
4
  2012
8
  2011
7
  2010
5
  2009
2
  2008
10
  2007
10
  2006
16
  2005
29
  2004
28
  2003
44
  2002
54
  2001
50
  2000
60
  1999
65
  1998
2

small car iamge Compare the 1998 Ford Taurus with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Ford Taurus, the following table can be used to compare the 1998 Ford Taurus with the Ford Taurus from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 1998 Taurus is 554 while the average number of problems reported for the 22 model years of the Ford Taurus is 504.

Table 3. Compare the 1998 Ford Taurus with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2017 Taurus
1
  2016 Taurus
8
  2015 Taurus
59
  2014 Taurus
76
  2013 Taurus
232
  2012 Taurus
62
  2011 Taurus
152
  2010 Taurus
185
  2009 Taurus
74
  2008 Taurus
348
  2007 Taurus
161
  2006 Taurus
372
  2005 Taurus
892
  2004 Taurus
435
  2003 Taurus
1,303
  2002 Taurus
1,457
  2001 Taurus
1,047
  2000 Taurus
1,211
  1999 Taurus
878
  1998 Taurus
554
  1997 Taurus
773
  1996 Taurus
826


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