Ford Taurus owners have reported 12 problems related to catalytic convertor (under the engine and engine cooling category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Ford Taurus based on all problems reported for the Taurus.
The contact owns a 2006 Ford Taurus. The contact stated that the catalytic convertor fell off of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to a local mechanic who inspected the vehicle and advised that the failure was caused by road conditions. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of failure; however no further assistance was provided. The VIN was unavailable. The current mileage was 63,000. The failure mileage was 58,000. Updated 09/05/lj.
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The contact owns a 2007 Ford Taurus. While driving 25 mph the flange for the catalytic converter fractured off. He made an interim repair to resume normal vehicle operation. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and a repair kit installed at an expense of $200. 00. The manufacturer designed a repair kit because the flange for the catalytic converter was welded improperly. When the exhaust manifold fails as in this condition, the risk for fire hazard was increased. The failure and current mileages were 51,000. Updated 03/04/10
the consumer stated the flange separated from the catalytic converter pipe which allowed it to drop to the ground. Updated 06/18/10.
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The contact owns a 2001 Ford Taurus. While driving 55 mph, the vehicle began to overheat. There was no smoke coming from the engine compartment, but the temperature dial dropped quickly. Within minutes, the contact pulled the vehicle over and shut off the engine. She allowed the vehicle to cool off and it was towed to a repair shop. The mechanic checked the vehicle and stated that all of the fluids were fine; however, the catalytic converter failed. The vehicle heads were made of aluminum and when the engine overheated, they warped and cracked. The failure caused the entire motor to be replaced. During the entire ordeal, there were no warning lights illuminated on the instrument panel. The failure has not been repaired. The current and failure mileages were 80,000. Updated 08/31/09
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The contact owns a 2007 Ford Taurus. While driving in reverse at approximately 2 mph, the contact heard a loud noise coming from the rear of the vehicle. He stopped the vehicle and noticed that the exhaust pipe was on the ground. He had the vehicle towed to a local dealer and they stated that the lower part of the fledge weld caused the catalytic converter to detach. The dealer replaced the catalytic converter. The current and failure mileages were 24,872. Updated 12/12/07 updated.
While driving catalytic converter developed a crack. Owner contacted the dealership regarding the problem.
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There is a problem with the catalytic converter. Consumer states vehicle is out of warranty. Dealer notified.
Catalytic converter rattling inside. Replaced by dealer.
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The catalytic converter has been repaired twice and is out again. The abs brakes failed almost causing an accident.
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The vehicle experience cold start, dealer replaced the catalytic converter.
Recalls 97v097000/96v166000; while driving the rpm's went up, zoomed up, and the car died, coasted to the side and parked. Dealer contacted, and stated the vehicle did not comply with the recalls. Provide further information.
Whenever stopping or starting the vehicle, it would rumble/ vibrate and shake badly. Took to dealer to have vehicle checked. Was told that the catalytic convertor had to be replaced. The problem of vibrating and rumbling still exists.
Catalitic converter pipe bracket cracked and sounded like a manifold leak. Cost to replace the entire unit is about $600. 00 dollars. This dos not seem to be a standard amount of time for this to happen on this type of vehicle.
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