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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 Aug 10, 2011
Location RODCHESTER HILLS , MI
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle 2005 FORD TAURUS
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
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THE CONTACT OWNS A 2005 FORD TAURUS. THE CONTACT STATED WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 50 MPH WITH THE CRUISE CONTROL ENGAGED, THE VEHICLE SUDDENLY ACCELERATED UP TO 60 MPH. THE TACHOMETER BEGAN TO DISPLAY A VERY HIGH READING AND THE CONTACT APPLIED THE BRAKES. THE BRAKES WOULD NOT DISENGAGE THE CRUISE CONTROL, BUT THE VEHICLE BEGAN TO DECELERATE. THE CONTACT ALSO STATED THAT IT WAS VERY DIFFICULT TO STOP THE VEHICLE BECAUSE THE ENGINE CONTINUED TO REV. THE VEHICLE WAS EVENTUALLY PULLED OVER TO THE SIDE OF THE ROAD AND SHUT OFF. UPON RESTART, THE ENGINE CONTINUED TO REV. THE VEHICLE WAS DRIVEN SAFELY TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER, WHERE THE THROTTLE BODY AND THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE WERE REPAIRED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 79,000. THE CONSUMER STATED WHEN RESTARTING THE VEHICLE, WITH THE GEAR IN PARK AND THE PARKING BRAKE ENGAGED, THE VEHICLE TRIED TO ACCELERATE IN A WILD MANNER , REACHING FIVE ON THE TACHOMETER, BUT THE VEHICLE REMAINED IN ITS POSITION DUE TO THE PRECAUTIONS, SHE TOOK PRIOR TO RESTARTING IT. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER. THE TECHNICIANS WERE UNABLE TO GET THE CRUISE CONTROL TO ENGAGE. HOWEVER, LATER ON IN THE DAY, THE CRUISE CONTROL FINALLY ENGAGED. UPDATED 12/30/11

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