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FORD TAURUS Problems with Power Train, 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 May 08, 2014
Location HUTCHINSON, KS
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

THROTTLE STICKS AT CRUISING SPEED, AND WON'T RELEASE WITHOUT KICKING ACCELERATOR PEDAL. CRUISE CONTROL CABLE CAUSING THROTTLE NOT TO RETURN TO IDLE POSITION WHEN LETTING OFF ACCELERATOR PEDAL! CAR MAINTAINED SPEED IF NOT SLOWED BY BRAKING WITHOUT CRUISE CONTROL ACTIVATED. REMOVED CRUISE CONTROL CABLE AND THROTTLE WORKS FINE, HOWEVER FORD DEALER WANTS TO REPLACE THROTTLE BODY FOR $400 AND NOT REPLACE CABLE? THIS SAME VEHICLE ALSO HAS AN INTERMITTENT HARD SHIFT PROBLEM WITH THE TRANSMISSION BETWEEN 1ST AND 2ND GEAR APPROX. 5% OF THE, BUT RUNS FINE THE REST OF THE TIME, DEALER SAYS IT WOULD NEED TO REPLACE THE ENTIRE TRANSMISSION FOR $3300 BUT VEHICLE IS NOW VALUED AROUND THAT!

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