How long have you had your current spark plugs in there and what brand are
they? These cars have a notorious problem with the cheapo Bosch Platinum
plugs, including my own '97 Taurus. Motorcraft plats are a little more
expensive but better to use in the Taurus. Is your SES light flashing
because I haven't heard of an OD light. If it's the SES light flashing
you're misfiring. This prolem was exactly the same as mine and was due to
the plugs. You should have your codes read though, I believe autozone will
do it for free. Make sure to tell them to check the freezeframe because
misfiring info is always stored in there, and sometimes a code isn't set.
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