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FORD TAURUS Problems with Engine, Fuel Propulsion System, 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 Jul 06, 2015
Location BILOXI, MS
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Vehicle 2005 FORD TAURUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
All Complaints

20150705 0940 AS I WAS DRIVING ABOUT 25-30 MPH THE CAR STARTED ACCELERATING ON ITS ON, I TAPPED ON THE BRAKES, THERE WERE NO DECELERATION OF THE VEHICLE, AS THE CAR CONTINUED TO ACCELERATE. AS I WAS COMING TO MY LEFT HAND TURN APPROACHING OTHER VEHICLES I REALIZE THAT I WAS NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO STOP THE CAR AS LONG AS THE CAR KEEPS ACCELERATING, THEREFORE I EXECUTED THE TURN PREMATURELY TO AVOID A POSSIBLE ACCIDENT. AS I ENTERED ONTO THE STREET I TURNED ON TO I PUMPED THE BRAKES SEVERAL TIMES AND THE CAR CONTINUED TO ACCELERATE. I CONTINUED TO PRESS THE BRAKES AND SLOWING THE CAR TO ABOUT 5 MPH AND RELEASED THE BRAKES AND THE CAR TAKEN OFF AGAIN. I PLACED THE CAR IN NEUTRAL AND REVVED THE ENGINE SEVERAL TIMES AND THE ENGINE SPEED CAME BACK DOWN TO IDLE.I JUST HAD THE VEHICLE AT THE BUTCH OUSTALET FORD DEALERSHIP (20150512 WITH A WRITTEN AND ORAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEMS WITH THE ACCELERATION, ENGINE SHUT-OFF, STALLING . I WAS CONTACTING BY THEM INFORMING ME ABOUT THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE, WINDSHIELD WIPER WATER HOSE BROKEN AS WELL AS BILL FOR OVER $1000.00 TO REPAIR.AS I RESEARCHED ONLINE LAST NIGHT TO FIND OUT THERE HAS BEEN A ISSUE RELATED FOR THIS SAME PROBLEM, AND THAT NHTSA HAS CONTACTED FORD ABOUT THIS, BUT GIVEN THEM THE OPPORTUNITY TO HANDLE IT IN-HOUSE, A RECALL WAS NEVER ISSUED OF THIS POTENTIALLY DEATH TRAP AT THE COST OF THE CONSUMER.ON THE INVOICE THERE IS A LIMITED WARRANTY FOR CERTAIN PARTS, BUT THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR MISDIAGNOSING, WRONGFUL CHARGE, INTENTIONAL FRAUD AND ABUSE OF CUSTOMER EXPECTATION, NOT TO MENTION INTEGRITY OF THE DEALERSHIP.WHAT I HAVE READ ONLINE REGARDING NHTSA INVESTIGATION IS , IT IS GOING TO TAKE SEVERAL DEATHS RELATED TO THIS ISSUE BEFORE POSITIVE CORRECTIVE MATTERS ARE TAKEN BEFORE THE CONSUMERS RECEIVE THE JUSTICE THAT IS NEEDED.1965 MUSTANG ISSUES, STILL IN DENIAL.

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