2003 Ford TAURUS Engine And Engine Cooling Engine Gasoline Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2003 Ford TAURUS Engine And Engine Cooling Engine Gasoline Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID541119
 Internal NHTSA #10120307
 ManufacurerFord Motor Company
 Model Year2003
 File date08/04/05
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemDriving on highway, vehicle suddenly lost power. Pulled off roadway. Smoke coming from under hood. Raised hood and called 911. Fire department responded to put out fire. Car fully engulfed in flames. Car total loss, front end melted, passenger area fully involved in fire. Extra ford manufacturer 75,000 warranty specifically states it will cover engine defects, etc however ford says it can't determine the cause of fire due to excessive thermal damage.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure40000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?Y
 Was incedent reported to police?Y
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase14/07/04
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders6
Drive train typeFWD
Transmission typeAUTO
 Vehicle speed55
 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 nameCOURTESY FORD
 Dealer's telephone number(503) 255-1771
 Dealer's cityPORTLAND
 Dealer's state codeOR
 Dealer's ZIP code97230
  • 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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