Complaint Number: 10336185 Incident Date: June 11, 2010 Date Added to File: June 14, 2010 Description of the Complaint: My transmission failed while on the highway in rush hour traffic. Had my 16 year old daughter been driving this, I am certain it would have resulted in an accident with dire consequences. While driving in limp mode at about 15-20 mph the transmission seemed to lock up. Ford has finally started to develop a strong reputation for themselves, and if they want to keep things that way they better get a hold of this one before its too late. You can try removing the electrical connections on the transmission, cleaning them and putting di-electric grease on them, but unfortunately, you will likely have to take a trip to a transmission shop. There were no prior warning signs.
It was used with 11000 miles on it. Complaint Number: 10419530 Incident Date: April 24, 2011 Date Added to File: August 15, 2011 Description of the Complaint: Transmission total failure with no advance warning. Pulled truck over and put truck in park then back in drive. They have known for awhile. Car only had a slight vibration at 45-60mph on acceleration for about two weeks before this happened. There is no cost or fee for doing so. I have read a ton of forums specifically about this happening to hundreds of other vehicle owners of the same make and model.
I have talked with other workers at my plant from atlanta, ga where they did build them until the junk start pouring down the assembly line. Complaint Number: 10411678 Incident Date: June 30, 2011 Date Added to File: July 10, 2011 Description of the Complaint: I have a 2004 taurus and on my way home from work my car stopped dead in the road and had to be towed. Complaint Number: 10364106 Incident Date: October 13, 2010 Date Added to File: November 5, 2010 Description of the Complaint: I have been a ford employee for 17 years and have followed all maintenance on my 2004 ford taurus se 3. As A Result, Vehicle Stalled In The Middle Of An Intersection , And Steering Failed. Aug 17, 2004 While Driving At 55 Mph,my New 2004 f350 6. Vehicle was purchased on 20050108.
Complaint Number: 10404404 Incident Date: June 2, 2011 Date Added to File: June 4, 2011 Description of the Complaint: I bought my 2004 ford taurus new and have had no major repair problems. My wife was pulling out of a parking lot on july 19, 2011 around mid-day, when the transmission lost all forward power. I'm wondering if this sensor has corrosion on the electrical contacts or something like that. I see this is a common issue but also a serious safety concern. With Only 12,000 Miles On Vehicle. Vehicle was purchased on 20040827. But when that does that, my speed increases.
Now Engine Smoking, Loss Of power, Rpms Jump While Idling. The fluid level is fine. Transmissions are not my specialty so I really appreciate all of your help, and knowledge. I would notice the same issue with shifting it from park to reverse. The company is well aware of the problems that consumers experience with the transmissions of early 2000s Explorers, though they haven't gone so far as to issue a recall.
Driving less than 1000 miles and the transmission went out again. The o-rings are also available separately. I have not drop the powertrain pod as ford calls them to check what broke. Also the check transmission light comes on. It started one time about three months ago and quickly went to the Ford shop for repair. If yes replace the modualtor. Which Is Distracting The Driver On The Road.
Ford has not initiated a recall, and this is an expensive and dangerous problem. Their warranty is for crap and so is their product. The contact disengaged the overdrive as the vehicle resumed normal operation until the failure recurred. Just lucky that was not rear ended or worse. I wish I would have read the replies while it was in the shop. The approximate failure mileage was 150,000. The failure and current mileages were 112,800.
Truck Has Also Repeatedly Changed Gears Automatically, Ie While At Red Light Truck Would Jump To 3rd And Then Truck Would Stall. Shifted through all gears and it would not engage in any gear. Dealer Had Truck 21 Days To Rebuild Transmission, Again Solenoid Assembly Replaced After That Replaced Wiring Harness. The cost of a repair can be enormous, especially if you have it done by a dealership. This particular taurus is a 2004 and the transmission broke while traveling at a steady highway speed.
If the light is flashing, a trouble code will be set to help direct you towards the issue. The truck is at the dealer ship now and they are telling me a recalled part caused the problem. Also, my automatic transmission is slipping for the second time. Why don't differentials or t-cases have them? Luckily, there was a slow in the flow of traffic so that I could safely move my car off the road, but it could have been worse. We have the lariet package along with the camper and off road packages. I have had regular maintenance done on it for upkeep and never had any problems. Dealer Had Truck 21 Days To Rebuild Transmission, Again Solenoid Assembly Replaced After That Replaced Wiring Harness.
The Planet Gear Was Defective. In light of the recent toyota acceleration problems I find it amazing that another car dealership has no regard for their product! There was no prior warning or issues just my transmission stopped dead in the middle of a busy road. Does someone have to die first come on please help!!!!!!!!. Ehaven't towed anything behind this new truck yet. On another occasion, while cossing a railroad track the vehicle would not accelerate and the transmission neutraled out and the vehicle would not move. Issue , Then The Last One Just Caught In Fire From Leaking Oil And Also From The Way They Installed 11-01-07 Date Caught In Fire.