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FORD TAURUS Problems with Electrical System, Engine & Engine Cooling, Steering

 
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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 Feb 03, 2012
Location WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle 2005 FORD TAURUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
All Complaints

THE CAR WOULD SPEED UP BY ITSELF FROM FAULT OF THROTTLE CONTROL ASSEMBLY, ALTERNATOR HAD TO BE REPLACED, WINDSHIELD WIPER HOSE ASSEMBLY, THE AC COMPRESSOR HAD TO BE COMPLETELY REPLACED, ACCUMULATOR OR RECEIVER DRIER HAD TO BE REPLACED, AS WELL AS REPLACEMENT OF THE COMPRESSOR DRIVE BELT, EVAPORATOR ORIFICE BELT, SERPENTINE BELT TENSIONER, IDLER PULLEY, BELT TENSIONER, ON ANOTHER RECENT OCCASION, THE FORD WAS IDLING HIGH AND WHEN DRIVING, WOULD SPEED UP TO AROUND 4000 TO 4500 RPMS, ON ITS OWN REPLACEMENT OF GASKET ALL SPARK PLUGS, VALVE ASSEMBLY, AND ANOTHER KIT 11794 TO COUNTER THE REVVING ENGINE AND THROTTLE. . ALSO THE POWER STEERING WAS OFF IN THE CAR,AND IT COULD NOT MAINTAIN AN ALIGNMENT, AS YOU DROVE THE STEERING WHEEL WOULD JERK AND SHAKE. ODD NOISES EMANATING FROM THE LEFT AND RIGHT REAR OF THE CAR RESEMBLING A WHEEL BEARING ALSO WILL PROBABLY RESULT IN FURTHER REPAIRS. THE WORK WAS DONE AT MILEAGE 85462. TODAY IT IS 102K AND THE FORD KEEPS UP WITH ITS SEEMING REPUTATION OF BEING "FOUND ON ROAD DEAD"... OR "FIX OR REPAIR DAILY". TODAY COMPLETED BY A FORD DEALER AND A MILITARY SHOP, THE TORQUE CONVERTER IS BROKEN. THE CAR WILL START AND REV, BUT WHEN PLACED IN DRIVE OR REVERSE IT WILL NOT ENGAGE AND REMAINS IN PLACE.

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