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FORD TAURUS Problems with Engine, Vehicle Speed Control

 
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2004 FORD TAURUS Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2004 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 2004 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 (366 Complaints)
Date reported Apr 20, 2013
Location NORTH STONINGTON, CT
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Vehicle 2004 FORD TAURUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
All Complaints

WHILE TRAVELING ON THE HIGHWAY, AUTO SPEED INCREASED TO 70 MILES PER HOUR WITH FOOT REMOVED FROM THE GAS PEDAL. APPLICATION OF BRAKES SLOWED THE AUTO BUT THE BRAKES WERE WORKING AGAINST THE ENGINE. AUTO RETURNED TO 70 MILES PER HOUR WITHOUT APPLYING GAS, WHEN THE BRAKES WERE RELEASE. PULLED OFF THE HIGHWAY. SHIFTED INTO NEUTRAL AND ENGINE REVVED UP TO 4,000 RPM. APPLIED BRAKES TO A STOP. TURNED OFF THE AUTO. CHECKED THAT THE FLOOR MAT WAS NOT RESTRICTING THE GAS PEDAL. OPENED THE AUTO HOOD OPERATED THROTTLE BY HAND AND THE THROTTLE SEEMED TO RELEASE. CONTINUED TO DESTINATION WITHOUT PROBLEMS. CHECKED THROTTLE AT DESTINATION AND NOTED THAT THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE WAS DISCONNECTED.

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