2003 Ford TAURUS Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2003 Ford TAURUS Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1523797
 Internal NHTSA #11163016
 ManufacurerFord Motor Company
 Model Year2003
 File date17/11/18
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemI purchased the car 11/17/2018 from earls credit auto sales in portsmouth on airline blvd ; it rode well until 11/30/2018 when i drove to the barbershop in the greenbrier area of chesapeake va. I went to pull out the parking lot and my car started to shake real heavy and sloppy so i parked it and turnt it off , when i tried to start it up it would not start it kept stalling i called the dealerships auto shop they took the car and held it and claim they were working on it , i picked the car up when it was ready 12/04/2018. It rode fine until 12/14/2018 i went to the barbershop again and as i was leaving backing out my car started to shake heavily again than before i could put the car in drive to pull back in to the parking spot the car just cut off in the middle of the parking lot while a car was to the left of me trying to pull out . I had to get out and push the car in the spot and hurry and rush to push on the break and put the car in park. When i got a tow to the dealerships auto shop i explained this is my second time here under the same circumstances , i also called the dealership pleading to give the car back and to be refunded i barley got to enjoy or use the beguile without it being a problem . I was told they don¿t allow refunds and there auto shop will fix the car , so when they said the car was ready on 12/15/2018 it drove well but it the check engine light came on i went to auto zone for a free test and i got a po430 code , i called the auto shop before they closed because they told me on the 14th all what was wrong was a fuel pump and they replaced it but it has something to do with the catalyst system i been smelling a buring smell coming through my vents for a while but never really knew what it was . The rep on the phone told me it was fine for me to still drive the car and i also i won¿t be able to get my car worked on till 12/26/2018 . I need help!
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure123000
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateNORFOLK, VA
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase11/07/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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 Vehicle speed2
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  • 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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