10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Ford Taurus transmission problems

transmission problem

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1998 Ford Taurus Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 222001

Taurus

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Vehicle having shifting problems. Vehicle transmission failed while in the middle of an intersection. Transmission failed due to electronic failure. Mechanic stated due to defect. From manufactuer.

- Hebron, IN, USA

problem #2

Nov 172000

Taurus

  • miles
I was at a stop when the engine lunged ahead and died, at the time I had my foot on the brake. It repeated this 3 other times. The repiring dealer said the ground cable for the PCM was lose causing the engine to lose control. The lunging was quite violent.

- Rolling Meadows, IL, USA

problem #1

Nov 201999

Taurus

  • miles
Key was in igintion with engine turned off when a 4-year old child moved shift lever from park to neutral without applying brakes, causing vehicle to roll.

- New Castle, MA, USA

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