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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 (734 Complaints)
Date reported Mar 28, 2012
Location COLWICH, KS
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 THAT HE WOULD HAVE TO HAVE ONE FOOT ON THE BRAKE PEDAL IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE VEHICLE FROM ACCELERATING ABNORMALLY. THE FAILURE WOULD CAUSE A SPIKE IN RPMS AND THE CONTACT WOULD ALSO HAVE TO SHIFT INTO NEUTRAL IN ORDER TO STOP THE VEHICLE. THE VEHICLE HAD NOT BEEN INSPECTED OR REPAIRED. THE VIN WAS NOT AVAILABLE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 59,000 AND THE CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 60,000. UPDATED 05/11/12 ACCORIND TO THE INVOICE, TE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE WAS COMING LOOSE FROM THE THROTTLE BODY ON ACCELERATION. THE CABLE LOCK WAS NO LONGER RETAINING THE CABLE TO THE THROTTLE BODY.

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