2004 Ford TAURUS Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2004 Ford TAURUS Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID912200
 Internal NHTSA #10452303
 Model Year2004
 File date14/02/10
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemOn the afternoon of february 14th, 2012 i was driving my vehicle in a residential area of west philadelphia when the car began to lurch forward when i applied the brake. When i took my foot of the brake, the car proceeded to accelerate at a speed of approximately 30 mph without my foot being on the accelerator. I went down one city block with the car still moving without me pushing the accelerator. I then pulled the car over and put the car in park and the engine continued to rev at approx 3000-4000 rpm. I then turned the car completely off and let it sit for about 5 minutes. I then turned it back on and the car continued to rev at 3000-4000 rpm while still in park. I then turned the car off and called for someone to pick me up as i believed the car was unsafe to drive. When my friend arrived, he attempted to start the car, and it started normally. He then drove the car back to my residence without incident. Then on the afternoon of march 14th, 2012 i was again driving through a residential area at around 30 mph. I pushed on the brake when approaching a stop light and the car continued to lurch forward. I became very afraid as i was close to the car in front of me and it appeared as though the car would not completely stop. After pressing down hard on the brake, it did come to a complete stop, but was jerky and shaky when idle. When the light turned green, i proceeded down the street as i could not find a safe place to pull over because there were children in the area and i feared the car may keep going if i again attempted to stop. As it did on 2/14, the car coasted down the street at approximately 30-40 mph without me putting my foot on the accelerator. This time, i drove into a street without much traffic and after approximately 700 ft, the car began to drive normally. *js
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure69500
Number of Occurences2
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateYEADON, PA
 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 purchase18/01/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders6
Drive train typeFWD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed30
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 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
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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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