2005 Ford Taurus Consumer Review: Ford Taurus DEATHTRAP
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Ford Taurus DEATHTRAP
By Robert D. Barry on

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2005 Ford Taurus SEL 4dr Wagon (3.0L 6cyl 4A)

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Recuring problem with acceleration, intermittant. Engin will rev up to about 1500 RPM after about 1 second, then it will stay there for 1.5 to 2 seconds, them increase. First occurance 73 miles after purchase, Has been back to dealer three times, for this problem. Recurring problem, turn signals. If signaling for a right turn, and the raod curves to the left, or signaling for a left turn, and the road curves to the right, turn signal cancelles. Driver must use one hand to hold turn signal on. Recall. Brake lights may not come on. Or the Brake lights may always be on. Recall. Air filter may burst into flames. The service department, DID NOT REPAIR

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Estimated miliage, assumes that the car becomes reliable enough to drive on the interstate. Air horns, and air brakes, with the view of 1/3 truck grill in rear view mirror, does NOT inspire confidence.

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Safety needs to be improved. Reported problems to Ford, and Filed report on acceleration problem with NHTSA. Professionalism of service department needs improvment. Staing that there two recalls, without information on the potential fatal nature, and NOT Correcting them, until I sched
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