pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,333 miles

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2005 Ford Taurus wheels / hubs problems

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2005 Ford Taurus Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 142015


  • miles


Dry rot is showing in between the tread of all 4 tires. The tires were purchased new from sam's club. Touring T/a dot (ap5M) (A721) (0212). There is 8/32 of the tread remaining, measured by sam's. I have had the tires rotated every 4500 miles. I asked about the dry rot and the manager told me that I wash the car too much. The manufacturer and sam's will not work with me to remove the danger of a blow out on these tires. They need to be recalled as unsafe.

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

problem #2

Apr 012010


  • miles
I purchased 4 uniroyal long touring P215/60R16 tires from wal-mart. At 5,000 miles I had the tires rotated at wal-mart. After rotating the tires, the next day there was a tremendous vibration while driving. Wal-mart says there are flat spots in the tire tread on all four tires and this was caused by alignment and suspension. Wal-mart manager said to have alignment and suspension checked and then they would replace warranted tires. Alignment and suspension checked and found to be in order. Wal-mart manager refuses to change tire. Three tire shops have said the problem is a manufacture defect in tires, not alignment or suspension. I also learned wal-mart placed three different D.O.T. number tires on my car. D.O.T. numbers Y9xbvnuu1509/ 2809 and (2) 2909.

- The Woodlands, TX, USA

problem #1

Aug 122007

Taurus 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 22,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Taurus. The vehicle has Continental touring contact as, size P215/60R16 tires. While driving 60 mph, the steering wheel would shake. The dealer stated that all four tires were worn. The contact discovered that the tire pressure in each tire was low by one pound. The current and failure mileages were 22,000. Updated 02/01/08.

- Troy , NY, USA

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