2002 Ford TAURUS Suspension Front Springs Coil Springs Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2002 Ford TAURUS Suspension Front Springs Coil Springs Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID720499
 Internal NHTSA #10265710
 ManufacurerFORD MOTOR COMPANY
 BrandFORD
 ModelTAURUS
 Model Year2002
 File date27/12/08
 ComponentSUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl*the contact owns a 2002 ford taurus. While driving 25 mph, the front driver's side coil springs failed. The vehicle was towed to an auto service shop and was repaired. The failure occurred a second time while backing up from the driveway. The contact heard a snapping sound and exited the vehicle. He noticed that the passenger side coil spring punctured the tire and caused it to flatten. The vehicle was once again towed to the same auto repair shop. The dealer stated that nothing could be done since there was no recall. The vehicle has been repaired and the contact believes that the failure was due to a manufacturer defect. The failure mileage was 53,085 and current mileage was 53,500. Updated 05/15/09 *bf the consumer stated the first time, the left front coil spring failed and the second time, the right front coil spring failed. Updated 05/18/09.*jb
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure53085
Number of Occurences2
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateGREENVILLE, RI
VIN pattern 1FAFP53U42AXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 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 purchase05/08/02
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders6
Drive train typeFWD
Transmission typeAUTO
 Vehicle speed25
 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 nameTASCA FORD
 Dealer's telephone number401-681-1300
 Dealer's cityCRANSTON
 Dealer's state codeRI
 Dealer's ZIP code02920
  • 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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