Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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2001 Ford Taurus Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 012001


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The turn signal switch won't stay in place under some conditions. Most commonly it won't stay if the steering wheel is at the opposite direction, eg. Trying to put it at 'left' while the steering is still toward 'right'. it happens to me often because I need to make a sharp left turn right after I leave my garage, while the latter is a sharp right turn. Sometimes this problem also occur even the steering is straight ahead. It occurs when the car is brand new so I doubt it's a design flaw.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

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