2005 Ford TAURUS Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2005 Ford TAURUS Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1468210
 Internal NHTSA #11096815
 ManufacurerFord Motor Company
 BrandFORD
 ModelTAURUS
 Model Year2005
 File date18/05/18
 ComponentENGINE
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemWhile in park, rpms surge at 2000 until shifting into drive or reverse. While driving, barely touching the gas pedal the car gains speed quickly without having to use the pedals, have to keep my foot on the brakes the entire time to keep it steady - its accelerating by itself and takes a lot of effort to keep it stopped. Almost caused me to crash 3 times today out of the blue, once while at a red light with foot on brakes the rpms ran up to 3000 and tried to drive through the brakes, and twice while on city streets it accelerated from 20 to 50 in seconds, causing me to nearly miss a vehicle in front of me. Why my model vin isn't included in the recall i don't know, because looking at everything online regarding the 05 taurus my car has all the same issues, which weren't disclosed to me upon purchase because the original owner had no idea. Current mileage 186k.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure186000
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateSAINT PETERSBURG, FL
VIN pattern 1FAFP53U45AXXXXXX
 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 purchase16/10/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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 Vehicle speed20
 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
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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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