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Car Will Not Accelerate Problems of Ford Taurus



Ford Taurus owners have reported 3 problems related to car will not accelerate (under the electrical system category).

car image   Car Will Not Accelerate problem of the 2008 Ford Taurus 1
Failure Date: 04/15/2012

The contact owns a 2008 Ford Taurus. The contact stated that while driving approximate 40 mph, the vehicle would not accelerate. The vehicle was taken the dealer for diagnosis. The technician stated that the computer was providing incorrect codes to the transmission, resulting in a transmission failure. The technician also stated that the computer required a programming repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 180,000.

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car image   Car Will Not Accelerate problem of the 2003 Ford Taurus 2
Failure Date: 03/09/2012

My son was driving along when the radio stopped working and than the car would not accelerate. He pulled over and it stalled and he saw fire under the hood. The police officer suspects an electrical problem. The car burnt from front to rear. . A total loss.

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car image   Car Will Not Accelerate problem of the 2005 Ford Taurus 3
Failure Date: 01/01/2011

I was driving off a heavy traveled roadway, turning a exit ramp suddenly my 2005 Taurus wagon suddenly accelerated without me placing my foot on the gas pedal. I had to slow the car down, putting it in neutral, hopping the car would stop. I nearly ran into the car in front of me and the car stopped. In discussing this with several family members in the family, they too experienced the same thing with the car quickly accelerating on its own. Several weeks ago I attended a seminar in atlantic city, it began to snow and I traveled approximately 50 miles home in the ice and snow. I am surely glad that the car did not accelerate on its own at that time. A very serious safety feature. Someone could have been killed.

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