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FORD TAURUS Problems with Steering

 
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2013 FORD TAURUS Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2013 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 2013 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 (149 Complaints)
Date reported Sep 26, 2017
Location PHOENIX, AZ
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Vehicle 2013 FORD TAURUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
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Complaint - Steering

THE CONTACT OWNS A 2013 FORD TAURUS. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE POWER STEERING FAILURE WARNING INDICATOR ILLUMINATED AND AN ALARM SOUNDED WHEN THE VEHICLE WAS STARTED. WHENEVER THE VEHICLE HAD TO BE TURNED, THE STEERING WHEEL BECAME DIFFICULT TO MANEUVER. THE POWER STEERING ASSIST FAILED INTERMITTENTLY. THE CONTACT TOOK THE VEHICLE TO BELL FORD (2401 W BELL RD, PHOENIX, AZ 85023; 602-457-2144 OR 602-866-1776) WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE STEERING GEAR FAILED AND CAUSED THE POWER STEERING TO FAIL. THE DEALER DIAGNOSED THAT THE STEERING GEAR NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE CONTACT TOOK THE VEHICLE TO A CERTIFIED MECHANIC WHO REPROGRAMMED THE STEERING, WHICH REPAIRED THE POWER STEERING ASSIST; HOWEVER, THE WARNING INDICATOR REMAINED ILLUMINATED. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE FAILURE RECENTLY RECURRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE AND INFORMED THE CONTACT THAT THE VIN WAS NOT INCLUDED IN NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 15V340000 (STEERING) DESPITE THE FAILURE BEING SIMILAR TO THE RECALL FAILURE. THE MANUFACTURER PROVIDED CASE NUMBER: CAS131982. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 88,000.

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