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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 Apr 13, 2012
Location PULASKI, VA
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle 2005 FORD TAURUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
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THE CONTACT OWNS A 2005 FORD TAURUS. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 30 MPH, THE CONTACT REMOVED HIS FOOT FROM THE BRAKE PEDAL AND THE VEHICLE SUDDENLY ACCELERATED. AFTER PLACING THE VEHICLE IN NEUTRAL AND DEPRESSING THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL CONTINUOUSLY, THE VEHICLE CAME TO A STOP. THE FAILURE RECURRED AT VARIOUS SPEEDS. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER FOR DIAGNOSTICS. THE TECHNICIANS STATED THAT THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE AND TORQUE CONVERTER WOULD HAVE TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED HOWEVER, THE FAILURE RECURRED TWO YEARS LATER. THERE WAS AN INVESTIGATION UNDER NHTSA ACTION NUMBER: PE12005 (VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES) THAT COULD POSSIBLY HAVE BEEN RELATED TO THE FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE VIN WAS NOT AVAILABLE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 80,000.

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