The failure occurred multiple times. Ford has been offering big incentives on the Taurus, so buyers should watch for cash rebates and cut-rate financing. Focus - 21 city 27 highway 27 combined 23 mpg. From observation I know that it was used in at least 3 model years and perhaps more. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. Transmission seems fine it runs about 3000rpm at 75-80mph which is the same as my Sebring did.
I don't believe the brakes are dragging, as it coasts very well and moves freely in neutral. Although it has not failed, I can see the same linkage on my 2003 Mercury Sable which of course is a repackaged Taurus. The approximate failure mileage was 68,000. The engine sounds like it is going to blow up. Then to, 'prolly retire in four or five years anyway and get me a Mini Cooper Beamer. This car has never failed me, and holds up great.
I will be contacting a Ford dealer to see if they have a fix as cable is still very loose after I tried to reconnect it. I describe it to others as having to throttle stick. I have to constantly use the brakes to keep the car from going too fast. While depressing the accelerator pedal, the pedal became stuck to the floorboard. What would I want to check into? It's a mid-size car and suitable for two growing teenagers to get around school, etc. You get the same quality car for half the money. While driving approximately 25 mph, the vehicle accelerated independently.
Come check it out here. My 2004 Taurus has nearly 90,000 miles. Don't miss out on this great car as it won't last long at this price! This happened 5 times over a 3 week period. I turned it back on a short while later and drove to a parking lot and kept it parked. The brake pad shim may shift out of position causing the shim to contact the brake disc resulting in damage to the disc. Patrick morrisey, attorney general West Virginia. As I looked on this website I have seen that I am not the only person that has had this happen.
The interior is roomy; even with 3 in the back seat. And this price is so good it. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. Applied brakes to a stop. He also replaced the cats, resonator and muffler with Lawson Industries products.
This happened again about 20 minutes later when I accelerated after being stopped at a light. Think I'll dump in another can of SeaFoam and drive it to Savannah this week end and blow it out good. Most cars on cruise control probably experience general cruising that hills, so overall cruise probably provides better fuel economy. The car was roaring so hard. If it weren't for the poor mileage and Ford's total lapse in quality control with the door panels so called inspectors apparently accepting panels that had missing and incomplete plastic welds during that model year I'd be completely satisfied with the car. This is a Taurus sel with automatic trans. Like to get one for my route vehicle but hard to justify because I don't put that many miles on it per year.
I have not had any trouble with this car since I bought it and would definiately get another one! It maybe is not the most stylish looking vehicle, but I went with safety over a fancy exterior. The contact stated that while driving at 35 mph, the vehicle accelerated independently. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where the cause of the failure was undetermined. The vehicle was taken back to the independent mechanic who stated that the intake manifold had a hole on the side causing the failure. I know if I had waited a day longer that this car would have been gone. Yes I'm aware of that but the tech that explained it to me said it had something to do with the fact that the cruise takes vacuum away from the engine or puts it under more stress.
I hate it when you get a price worked out and then, when your all hooked, they then add the dealer cost. Tranny not locking up or brakes dragging. As Millermagic suggested, it may be more gas when it comes to hills, but less gas during general cruising. I doubt many people could modulate the throttle better than the cruise control over a distance of several miles. Under Optimum Highway conditions read no traffic I have squeezed 25 mpg out, but always averages out around 20.
If I had my way, I would never own any other car than a Taurus. See your dealer for details. When new they pull at least 27. It is a carfax certified vehicle! If you don't know when they did the last tune-up and fuel system cleaning I recommend you do that and the mileage will improve. I removed the assembly and pushed it aside so we could continue driving. I have keep up all maintenance required at the local Ford dealership, the mileage is low for the year of the car. I don't believe the brakes are dragging, as it coasts very well and moves freely in neutral.
See your dealer for details. Each and every one of our customers has become part of the Griffin family. We are getting 18mpg with our 2000 Olds Bravada with All wheel drive. Really like driving it on highway. Also, the contact mentioned that while driving 65 mph, exhaust fumes began to emit into the vehicle and smoke started to emit from the engine compartment. This should have been more than a courtesy fix as unintended acceleration can be very dangerous as the last few years have shown. When I put it in park, it revved itself to about 4000rpm.