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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 Sep 21, 2012
Location WESTERVILLE, OH
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 65 MPH, THE VEHICLE ACCELERATED INDEPENDENTLY TO APPROXIMATELY 70 MPH. THE CONTACT APPLIED THE BRAKES, SHIFTED INTO NEUTRAL AND WAS ABLE TO STOP THE VEHICLE ON THE SHOULDER. THE FAILURE RECURRED APPROXIMATELY SIX TIMES. THE ENGINE RPMS INCREASED EXCESSIVELY AS THE VEHICLE PARKED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT TAKEN TO THE DEALER FOR DIAGNOSTIC TESTING. THERE WAS A CONCURRENT INVESTIGATION UNDER NHTSA ACTION NUMBER: PE12005 (VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES) THAT COULD HAVE BEEN RELATED TO THE FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 110,000.

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