2003 Ford TAURUS Power Train Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2003 Ford TAURUS Power Train Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID690394
 Internal NHTSA #10240083
 Model Year2003
 File date10/04/08
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl*the contact owns a 2003 ford taurus. While driving 55 mph, the anti-theft warning light illuminated and the vehicle lost all power and shut off. The dealer replaced a sensor at the cost of $400, but the failure continued. The vehicle was taken to the dealer three times and they replaced the sensor again. The automatic control and powertrain control modules were replaced and a new computer was installed; however, the failure continued. During the final time the vehicle was taken to the dealer, they stated that an engineer would be flown in to determine the cause of the failure. The engineer concluded that the vehicle was losing 2. 4 volts while driving, which caused it to shut off. Bypass wires were installed on the vehicle in an attempt to get it to operate correctly. The vehicle was in the shop for over 30 days and is currently awaiting repairs. The failure mileage was 65,000 and failure mileage was 66,693. Updated 09/25/08 *bf updated 09/26/08. *jb
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure65000
Number of Occurences6
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateBLUFFTON, SC
 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 purchase14/08/03
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders6
Drive train type
Transmission typeAUTO
 Vehicle speed70
 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 nameOC WELCH FORD
 Dealer's telephone number843-288-0150
 Dealer's cityHARDEEVILLE
 Dealer's state codeSC
 Dealer's ZIP code29927
  • 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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