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2005 Ford Taurus electrical problems

electrical problem

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2005 Ford Taurus Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 262007

Taurus 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


I have issues with this car when the temperature falls between 20 and 35 degrees with a coating of slush or snow from 1/4 of an inch up to 5 inches. The vehicle needs to be traveling at 40 to 65 mph and usually on a straight away such as the thruway. Sometimes when this car has issues I get a thump from the rear axle and the vehicle shifts very hard between 3rd and 4th gear. It's an automatic transmission.. in these weather conditions the vehicle will buck or surge and feels like the mechanical or electrical system is going to quit functioning.

- East Aurora, NY, USA

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