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2.2

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
70,281 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2006 Ford Taurus Owner Comments

problem #4

Aug 282010

Taurus

  • 90,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 Ford Taurus. The contact stated that the vehicle would exhibit a loud noise when starting. In addition, the vehicle would also stall sporadically and without warning, the air bag warning light was illuminated and the headlights would continuously deactivate. Neither the dealer nor the manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 90,000 and the current mileage was 117,340.

- Slorissant, MO, USA

problem #3

Aug 012011

Taurus

  • 66,125 miles
I have a 2006 Ford Taurus and within the past couple of months it will die while sitting at a redlight. I have to turn off the ignition and restart the car and that usually solves the problem. This has happened about 6 times in the past 2 months. Today, however, it stalled at a redlight and I restarted but as I continued driving, the RPM would drop rapidly when I hit the breaks and it acted like it would die. I continued driving and was going about 45 miles an hour and all of the sudden all the odometers dropped to zero and everything on the dashboard went out. I pushed the gas pedal and then everything came back on. Very strange and now I'm worried the car might die when I'm actually driving and not sitting at a redlight.

- Denham Springs, LA, USA

problem #2

Jan 102008

Taurus

  • 125,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Ford Taurus. He stated that in extremely cold temperatures the vehicle would not start. The theft light would illuminate whenever the vehicle stalled. The vehicle has not been diagnosed by the dealer and there were no recalls. No repairs were made. The current and failure mileages were 125,000.

- Blakely, GA, USA

problem #1

Jan 012006

Taurus

  • miles
This is a government owned fleet vehicle (the Florida department of law enforcement). This vehicle has stalled five (5) times. I took the vehicle to the Ford of pompano beach dealership and they could not find anything wrong with the vehicle.

- Miami, FL, USA

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