2005 Ford TAURUS Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2005 Ford TAURUS Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID948936
 Internal NHTSA #10482878
 ManufacurerFord Motor Company
 Model Year2005
 File date01/10/11
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemMy 2005 ford taurus all of the sudden started accelerating on its own. The first time this happened was october 1, 2012. I was going 45 mph when all of the sudden it started revving up even as i applied the brakes. I had to jump up onto a median at 65ish mph to avoid other cars. The brakes began to smoke and grind as i tried to stop. I had to apply the emergency brake to stop. Even stopped the motor continued to rev at 8000 rpm. I had to turn the car off. Since then the sudden acceleration has occurred five more times. I had to take it in for brake repairs and the mechanic said he didn't know what was causing the acceleration and suggested i remove my floor mats as they may have gotten jammed under the pedal. While i know this to be false i nonetheless removed the floor mats and the condition remains. Another terrifying incident happened while i was visiting my daughter. She lives off a windy dirt road high on a leaf covered ridge. I usually don? T go any faster than 15 mph on her road. The car experienced another sudden acceleration as i was turning a bend. The car began to slide on the leaves and i bounced off a tree stump and almost hit my daughter? S fiancÉ. Again i applied the emergency brake to stop and had to turn the car off. The last occurrence happened in my driveway before i took the car out of park. I had to mash down on the accelerator to bring it back to idle. At this point i am too afraid to drive my car. I have incurred replacement brake bills and various car damages as a result of these incidents. Thankfully no one has been hurt.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure95300
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateEDMONTON, KY
 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 purchase24/01/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders6
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 Vehicle speed45
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 Location of tire code
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 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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