1988 Ford Taurus Ignition Systems

    • Bosch®OE Fine Wire Spark Plug
      $5.83from $4.66
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      Ford Taurus 1988, OE Fine Wire Spark Plug by Bosch®. Bosch introduces the new OE Fine Wire Spark Plug family, which consists of Iridium, Double Platinum and Platinum plugs. Built around OE technology, these new lines have an...
      OE specific design360-degree continuous laser welded platinum tip for durability and long life
      # 24006770
    • Bosch®Platinum+2 Spark Plug
      $8.45$6.76
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      Ford Taurus 3.8L 1988, Platinum+2 Spark Plug by Bosch®. Pack of 1. Gap: Preset. Replace your worn spark plugs with Platinum+2 which combines the advantages of platinum, multiple electrodes, and surface air gap technology to deliver...
      Revolutionary firing technology delivers a longer, more powerful spark for optimum engine performanceTwo yttrium-enhanced ground electrodes
      # 35768687
    • E3®Spark Plug
      $7.44$5.95
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      Ford Taurus 1988, 0.690" Spark Plug by E3®. With Tapered Seat. Thread Size: 14 mm. Hex Size: 5/8". For a more efficient and complete burn, go with the super sturdy plugs by E3. The advanced DiamondFire plug features a...
      Advanced DiamondFire electrode designProduces a faster burn
      # 12200099
    • Pulstar®PlasmaCore Series Inconel Electrode Pulse Plug
      $18.69from $14.95
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      Ford Taurus 1988, PlasmaCore Series Inconel Electrode Pulse Plug by Pulstar®. PlasmaCore Series Inconel Electrode Pulse Plug provides great fuel efficiency as well as better performance. Moreover this part will give you better...
      Increased horsepowerBetter torque
      # 21711101
    • Taylor Cable®8mm High Energy Wire Set
      $29.86$23.89
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      Ford Taurus V6 3.0L U Engine VIN Code 1988, Blue 8mm High Energy Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. These wires are a top choice for either street or race applications. Each wire is cut to length and terminated with Taylor’s low-profile...
      # 9390235
    • Taylor Cable®8mm Spiro Pro Ignition Wire Set
      $49.31$39.45
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      Ford Taurus V6 3.0L U Engine VIN Code 1988, 8mm Spiro Pro Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. These plug wires are the top choice of racers and street enthusiasts for their high performance at an affordable price. With two layers...
      # 9394475
    • Taylor Cable®8mm Street Thunder Ignition Wire Set
      $29.24$23.39
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      Ford Taurus V6 3.0L U Engine VIN Code 1988, 8mm Street Thunder Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. Get great performance at an extremely affordable price with Taylor’s Street Thunder ignition wires. These 8mm wires deliver all of...
      # 9401061
    • Taylor Cable®ThunderVolt™ 40 ohm Ferrite Core Performance Ignition Wire Set
      $53.09$42.47
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      Ford Taurus V6 3.0L U Engine VIN Code 1988, ThunderVolt™ 40 ohm Ferrite Core Performance Ignition Wire Set by Taylor Cable®. 40 ohm Ferrite Core. Gain horsepower and torque with Taylor’s Dyno-proven ThunderVolt racing plug wire...
      # 9405719
    • MSD®Engine Wiring Harness
      $37.38$29.90
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Engine Wiring Harness by MSD®. Ignition Wiring Harness; Plug-In; MSD To Ford TFI Harness.
      # 13967013
    • MSD®Spark Plug Wire Set
      $101.19from $80.95
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Spark Plug Wire Set by MSD®. Universal; Red Super Conductor 8.5mm; Incl. Socket And HEI Spark Plug Top Distributor Caps; Multi-Angle Boots/Terminals.
      # 13967018
    • Karlyn STI®Spark Plug Wire Set
      $19.14from $15.31
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Spark Plug Wire Set by Karlyn STI®. STI. The purpose of good wire insulation is to protect the cable from voltage leaks. The single most important factor for rating insulation performance is the type of material...
      # 13586683
    • MSD®Ignition Coil
      $47.44from $37.95
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Ignition Coil by MSD®.
      # 13967015
    • Accel®Super Coil
      $73.03$58.42
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Super Coil by Accel®. Primary Resistance 0.2 Ohms / Secondary 8.8 k Ohms. Turn Ratio 132:1. Max Voltage 48000V. Accel Super Coils feature advanced bobbin technology, highly specialized silicone magnetic steel...
      The finest quality at a great priceImproves your engine's performance
      # 12671448
    • Mallory®Street TFI Standard Ignition Coil
      $90.06$72.05
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      Ford Taurus 3.8L 1988, Street TFI Standard Ignition Coil by Mallory®. Effective Up to 5500 RPM. Replace your ignition coil with a coil from Mallory, and guarantee a hot, fat spark that will give you the best power and economy...
      # 10169525
    • Taylor Cable®Distributor Cap
      $21.39$17.11
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      Ford Taurus V6 3.0L U Engine VIN Code 1988, Distributor Cap by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor cap and rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. They should both be replaced at the same time.
      # 9378120
    • Taylor Cable®Distributor Cap and Rotor
      $18.66$14.93
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      Ford Taurus V6 3.0L U Engine VIN Code 1988, Distributor Cap and Rotor by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor cap and rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. Here’s a matched set of distributor cap...
      # 9378747
    • Taylor Cable®Distributor Rotor
      $12.28$9.82
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      Ford Taurus V6 3.0L U Engine VIN Code 1988, Distributor Rotor by Taylor Cable®. Periodic replacement of your distributor rotor will keep your car running at peak efficiency. Deteriorated distributor rotors can cause misfires by...
      # 9379717
    • Accel®Tan Distributor Cap and Rotor Kit
      $37.14$29.71
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      Ford Taurus 3.0L / 3.8L 1988, Tan Distributor Cap and Rotor Kit by Accel®. Accel cap and rotor kits offer superior protection from "arc-thru" and crossfire. Features 60k V-rated alkyd compound, stress-relieved at molding to ensure...
      Accel’s precision-ground, highly polished compression and injection molding equipment for superior qualityHigh performance 60kV-rated tan alkyd molding compound (mineral filled polyester for late model Ford and GM parts) for superior protection from “arc-thru” and crossfire
      # 12669124
    • Accel®Heavy Duty Distributor Rotor
      $15.36$12.29
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Heavy Duty Distributor Rotor by Accel®. Accel Hi-Performance rotors offer superior protection from arc-thru and crossfire. Features hi-performance 60,000 volt alkyd compound, stress-relieved at molding to ensure...
      The finest quality at a great priceImproves your engine's performance
      # 12670019
    • Accel®Billetech™ Distributor with TFI Module Mounted on Distributor with Manual Control
      $421.26$337.01
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Billetech™ Distributor with TFI Module Mounted on Distributor with Manual Control by Accel®. Accel BilleTech late model replacement distributors are the perfect replacement for the factory distributor in your...
      6061 T6 Billet aluminum housingCenterless ground steel shaft
      # 12680767
    • Accel®Distributor Control Module
      $84.05$67.24
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Distributor Control Module by Accel®. This high performance ignition module provides your plugs with more spark over the stock module. The solid state electronics provide high coil out put and superior...
      The finest quality at a great priceImproves your engine's performance
      # 12685477
    • Mallory®Ignition Control Module
      $93.04$74.43
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      Ford Taurus 3.8L 1988, Ignition Control Module by Mallory®. Mallory has been in the ignition business since 1925, and they're determined to stay on top of the heap, spark-wise. Look to Mallory for not only distributors and coils,...
      # 10168721
    • Cardone®Distributor
      $59.74from $47.79
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Replacement Electronic Distributor by Cardone®. Automated test equipment verifies signal strength, correct polarity of wire harness, air gap, crank reluctor tooth size, as well as ignition coil and pickup...
      50-state emissions street legalThe finest quality at a great price
      # 35889099
    • Standard®Tru-Tech™ Distributor Cap
      $10.95from $8.76
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Tru-Tech™ Distributor Cap by Standard®, Use 1 per Car. Distributor Vent. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be? Your ignition system...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersFast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re located
      # 23844321
    • Motorcraft®Distributor Rotor
      $36.79$29.43
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Distributor Rotor by Motorcraft®. Motorcraft is the way to restore the performance of your vehicle. Designed specifically for your vehicle, Motorcraft products meet stringent Ford Motor Company standards and...
      Direct OEM replacementMeets strict Ford Motor Company standards
      # 23870468
    • Beck Arnley®Distributor Cap
      $24.55$19.64
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      Ford Taurus 3.0L 1988, Distributor Cap by Beck Arnley®. For one hundred years, Beck/Arnley has been providing premium OE quality parts for vehicles. Beginning with motorcycle parts in 1914 and transitioning to import vehicles in...
      OE quality products from top original equipmentTop quality materials
      # 36210920
    • Standard®Tru-Tech™ Distributor Ignition Pickup
      $25.68from $20.54
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Tru-Tech™ Distributor Ignition Pickup by Standard®, Use 1 per Car. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be? Your ignition system may need...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersFast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re located
      # 23844324
    • Standard®Tru-Tech™ Ignition Starter Switch
      $32.69$26.15
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Tru-Tech™ Ignition Starter Switch by Standard®, Use 1 per Car. Type Connection: Female, Male. Terminal Type: Blade Terminals. Do you hear nothing but “click, click” when you turn the key? Is the BATTERY dash...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersFast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re located
      # 23795348
    • Standard®Tru-Tech™ Ignition Control Module
      $49.11from $39.29
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Tru-Tech™ Ignition Control Module by Standard®, Use 1 per Car. 12 Volt. Terminal Type: Blade. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be?...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersFast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re located
      # 23844331
    • Motorcraft®Ignition Control Module
      $122.85from $98.28
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Ignition Control Module by Motorcraft®. Replace your failed ignition control module with this quality product. Recommended by Ford Motor Company, this ignition control module meets vehicle requirements for...
      Direct OEM replacement for proper fitRecommended by Ford Motor Company
      # 23885702
    • Delphi®OE Ignition Control Module
      $65.99$52.79
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      Ford Taurus 3.8L 1988, OE Ignition Control Module by Delphi®, Gray Color; Remote Mounted. 6 Pin Sealed Connector. Includes: Module Unit Only. TFI IGN Control Module. Delphi ignition modules feature distributor-based, DIS and...
      Wide-ranging domestic and import coverageDeveloped based on more than a century of OE experience
      # 24551149
    • Standard®handypack™ Ignition Control Module Connector
      $22.21$17.77
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      Ford Taurus 1988, handypack™ Ignition Control Module Connector by Standard®. Gray. 6 Terminal Female. SMP’s vision is to be the leading independent supplier to the automotive aftermarket, providing the highest quality products,...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersFast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re located
      # 43989285
    • Bosch®Spark Plug Wire Set
      $24.65from $19.72
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Spark Plug Wire Set by Bosch®. Switch from your OE spark plug wire set to the high-quality Mag core wire set from Bosch. Stainless steel Mag winding delivers maximum voltage to the spark plug for a hotter, more...
      Opti-layer Mag technology for superior lifetime performanceReduces the chance for misfire and eliminates radio static
      # 23965482
    • Denso®Primary Ignition Wire
      $29.35from $23.48
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Primary Ignition Wire by Denso®, 8 mm. The 7 and 8mm ignition wires are SAE J2031 Class E rated, the highest quality wire used in the industry. These wires can withstand temperatures from -40° to 428° F and pass...
      Carbon impregnated fiberglass core for superior support conductivityFiberglass braid for maximum strength
      # 21042360
    • Standard®Tru-Tech™ Distributor Rotor
      $4.30$3.44
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Tru-Tech™ Distributor Rotor by Standard®, Use 1 per Car. Includes: Distributor Rotor. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be? Your...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersFast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re located
      # 23775020
    • Dorman®Ignition Control Module Connector
      $22.68$18.14
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Ignition Control Module Connector by Dorman®. 7-Wire, EEC IV Test Plug. Dorman offers a comprehensive line of Ignition Control Module Connectors for a wide range of applications. All Dorman Ignition Control Module...
      No special tools required for installationEasy to install
      # 34224828
    • Prestolite®Ignition Wire Set
      $58.66$46.93
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      Ford Taurus 3.0L 1988, Ignition Wire Set by Prestolite®. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be? Your ignition system may need repair, but before you waste...
      # 7844116
    • Denso®Spark Plug
      $3.18from $2.54
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Spark Plug by Denso®, 1 Piece. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be? Your ignition system may need repair, but before you waste your...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturerFast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re located
      # 21042364
    • Motorcraft®Spark Plug
      $3.55from $2.84
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Spark Plug by Motorcraft®, 1 Piece. If you need to replace your worn-out spark plugs, Motorcraft is the way to go. Engineered specifically for your vehicle, their high melting point provides outstanding resistance...
      Direct OEM replacementRecommended by Ford Motor Company
      # 24446873
    • NGK®Spark Plug
      $3.48from $2.78
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Spark Plug by NGK®, 1 Piece. With a solid copper core, triple-gasket sealing, corrosion resistant plating, cold-rolled threads, and corrugated ribs, these products provide a powerful spark for reliable...
      Designed for consistent performanceMeet OE quality, fit, and function
      # 22250495
    • Champion®Spark Plug
      $3.35from $2.68
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Spark Plug by Champion®. Designed and manufactured to meet or exceed OE standards and specifications, these spark plugs by Champion ensure fast engine start-up and smooth acceleration. The products are made of...
      Designed to provide dependable and long-lasting performanceManufactured using the latest processes and equipment
      # 22258065
    • Autolite®Spark Plug
      $3.98from $3.18
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Spark Plug by Autolite®, 1 Piece. These spark plugs by Autolite are specially designed and manufactured to ensure quick starts, dependable performance, and smooth acceleration. The products are made of premium...
      Designed for good conductivity and a strong spark for efficient combustionImprove engine power and fuel economy
      # 22431452
    • Bosch®Ignition Coil
      $70.03$56.02
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      Ford Taurus with Engine Ignition Distributor 1988, Ignition Coil by Bosch®. The ignition coil converts the low primary voltage from the battery to the high secondary voltage that goes to the spark plugs. Coils can fail completely,...
      100% new, not rebuiltOE design to ensure exact fit, form and function
      # 23962675
    • Delphi®Ignition Coil
      $38.29$30.63
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Ignition Coil by Delphi®, 1 Male HV Tower. 2 Blade Sealed Connector. Includes: Coil Unit. HEI Coil. Help ensure fast starts, consistent engine performance and optimized fuel efficiency with Delphi ignition coils....
      Designed and endurance tested to resist the common stresses that cause failureEfficient coil design that ensures the power in the coil has a streamlined path to the spark plug
      # 24550675
    • Standard®Tru-Tech™ Ignition Coil
      $25.84$20.67
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Tru-Tech™ Ignition Coil by Standard®, Use 1 per Car. Type Connection: Coils & Module Pack, Male, Female. 12 Volt. Square Coil. Terminal Type: Blade Terminals. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersFast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re located
      # 23791060
    • Motorcraft®Ignition Coil
      $41.46$33.17
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Ignition Coil by Motorcraft®. If you are looking for a quality ignition coil, Motorcraft has the perfect product for you. The patented steel used in the lamination stack ensures a consistent magnetic field needed...
      Direct OEM replacementRecommended by Ford Motor Company
      # 23873210
    • Dorman®Ignition Coil Connector
      $12.01$9.61
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Ignition Coil Connector by Dorman®. 3-Wire. Dorman offers a comprehensive line of Ignition Coil Connectors for a wide range of applications. All Dorman Ignition Coil Connectors are constructed of high-quality...
      Available in different wire configurations, including 2- and 3-wireDirect replacement Ignition Coil Connectors available (where applicable) to ensure a proper fit
      # 34225307
    • Standard®handypack™ Ignition Coil Connector
      $12.43$9.94
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      Ford Taurus 1988, handypack™ Ignition Coil Connector by Standard®. Gray. 2 Terminal Female. SMP’s vision is to be the leading independent supplier to the automotive aftermarket, providing the highest quality products,...
      OE quality parts from top original equipment and aftermarket manufacturersFast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re located
      # 43989282
    • Vista-Pro Automotive®Central Ignition Coil
      $78.36$62.69
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Central Ignition Coil by Vista-Pro Automotive®. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be? Your ignition system may need repair, but before...
      # 7633455
    • Prenco®Central Ignition Coil
      $57.98$46.38
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Central Ignition Coil by Prenco®. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be? Your ignition system may need repair, but before you waste your...
      # 7932867
    • Genuine®Central Ignition Coil
      $90.84$72.67
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      Ford Taurus 1988, Central Ignition Coil by Genuine®. Is your vehicle hard to start? Does it miss under load and idle rough? Is your gas mileage not what it used to be? Your ignition system may need repair, but before you waste your...
      # 8798744
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