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FORD TAURUS Problems with Vehicle Speed Control

 
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2005 FORD TAURUS Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2005 FORD TAURUS. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2005 FORD TAURUS by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (742 Complaints)
Date reported Mar 24, 2010
Location PROVIDENCE, RI
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle 2005 FORD TAURUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved Y
Injuries 2
Deaths 0
Source Email
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THE CONTACT OWNS A 2005 FORD TAURUS. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VEHICLE WOULD EXHIBIT RELATIVELY HIGH ENGINE RPMS AND WOULD ACCELERATE WITHOUT DRIVER INTENT AT INTERVALS OF TEN MINUTES. IN ADDITION, THE BRAKE PEDAL WOULD BECOME UNUSUALLY HARD AND RESISTANT WHEN THE VEHICLE WOULD ACCELERATE. THE CONTACT CONFIRMED ON ONE OCCASION WHILE DRIVING AT SPEEDS OF 30 MPH, HE CRASHED INTO THE REAR OF ANOTHER VEHICLE DUE TO THE UNINTENDED ACCELERATION. THE VEHICLE WAS INSPECTED BY AN ENGINEER; HOWEVER, THE FAILURE COULD NOT BE DUPLICATED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 102,296 AND THE CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 103,296.

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