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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 (733 Complaints)
Date reported Jul 12, 2012
Location COLUMBUS, OH
Manufacturer FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Vehicle 2005 FORD TAURUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Bi-Fuel
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
All Complaints

TUESDAY JULY 10, 2012, WHILE DRIVING HOME FROM WORK, HEADING SLIGHTLY UPHILL AT ROUGHLY 32 MPH, I WAS MESSING AROUND WITH THE CRUISE CONTROL THAT HASN'T BEEN WORKING SINCE SOMETIME IN EARLY DECEMBER. THE DASHBOARD CRUISE CONTROL LIGHT COMES ON WHEN I PRESS ON THEN SET ACCEL TO SET THE SPEED, BUT THE CRUISE CONTROL DOES NOT TAKE OVER THE GAS PEDAL AND MAINTAIN SPEED. IT APPEARS TO SHUT OFF WHEN I DEPRESS THE BRAKE, OR TURN THE CRUISE CONTROL OFF VIA THE STEERING WHEEL BUTTONS. ONCE BEFORE, I NOTICED DRIVING THE SAME PATH THAT THE CAR APPEARED TO ACCELERATE ON ITS OWN. THIS WAS SOMETIME EARLY SPRING 2012. ON TUESDAY, I LET OFF THE GAS PEDAL, BUT NOTICED THE ENGINE CONTINUED TO SLIGHTLY INCREASE RPM AND SPEED ON ITS OWN UP TO ABOUT 44 MPH. I WAS ABLE TO STOP AT THE STOP LIGHTS USING THE BRAKES, BUT THE ENGINE KEPT REVVING SOMEWHAT. PUSHING SOME OF THE BUTTONS AND PULLING UP ON THE GAS PEDAL WITH MY FOOT SEEMED TO RELEASE THE THROTTLE AND GET THE CAR TO ACT NORMAL ONCE AGAIN. THIS IS THE SECOND TIME I HAVE NOTICED THIS HAPPENING IN 8 MONTHS, BUT THE FIRST TIME I HAVE DOCUMENTED THE INCIDENT.

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