Anti-theft Controller problems of the 2003 Ford Taurus
Three problems related to anti-theft controller have been reported for the 2003 Ford Taurus.
Anti-theft Controller problem #1
The vehicle is a 2003 Ford Taurus. Anti-theft system failing, causing vehicle to shut off while driving. The failure date was Jul. 1, 2007.
Anti-theft Controller problem #2
The reporting person 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 updated 09/26/08. It was Thu., Apr. 10, 2008 when this anti-theft controller issue happened.
Anti-theft Controller problem #3
The car was a 2003 Ford Taurus. 1st occurance: driving on freeway, all electrical power lost except antitheft light on dash on. Turn signals not functioning, was lucky to get to shoulder, no hazards worked while on shoulder. Stranded for approx 1 hr when all power came back and car functioned normally. 2nd occurance; car was parked at work, antitheft light on and all electrical dead leaving driver stranded. Will be towing to Ford dealership it it doesn't start tomorrow. This problem occurred on 01/14/2011.
Other Electrical System related problems of the 2003 Ford Taurus:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Electrical System problems||42|
|Dash Wiring problems||8|
|Anti-theft Controller problems||3|
|Starter Solenoid problems||3|
|Instrument Panel problems||2|
|Instrument Panel Failure problems||1|
|Car Will Not Accelerate problems||1|
|Dashboard Failed problems||1|
|Fuses And Circuit Breaker problems||1|
|Car Will Not Start problems||1|