2002 Ford TAURUS Fuel System, Gasoline Fuel Injection System Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2002 Ford TAURUS Fuel System, Gasoline Fuel Injection System Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID337562
 Internal NHTSA #756499
 ManufacurerFord Motor Company
 Model Year2002
 File date08/11/01
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemWhen car has been driven for a while & gets hot, then you stop and get back into it after a few minutes and start it back up, the car does not want to run. It's like it is not getting any gas. It will try to die at a stop sign/light, and will choke and surge & bounce upon accelleration. I have almost been involved in a serious auto accident because of this. I have had it to the dealer 4 times for repairs, they have replaced the fuel pump but, this did not solve the problem. The dealership records somehow only show i've had the car in there 3 times, i have proof that i was in there 4 times. I am seriously concerned about driving this vehicle, i am afraid for my family's safety if it stalls out pulling out into traffic again. The dealership has told me anything from maybe it's my driving style, to maybe it's "winter blend" gas, to push the throttle down 1/4 way when starting the engine (i have no problem with starting the car), to once i start the car, push the throttle all the way down a couple times to "clean out anything that might be stuck in there". I need a dependable safe car. I am afraid to drive this car unless i absoultly have to.*ak
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure0
Number of Occurences4
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateCRESTWOOD, KY
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase01/10/01
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders0
Drive train typeFWD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed0
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's city
 Dealer's state code
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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