So you have to buy a new one from Ford which may have the same problem before another 60,000 miles. But follow-up tests revealed the need for additional repairs on some engines. The transmission valve body being one of them. This again presents a danger to persons and property. Engine overheating can lead to fluid leaks, which could come in contact with a hot exhaust, resulting in a fire. To easily accommodate longer items, the front passenger seat also conveniently folds flat.
I believe that it was faulty and that this should be taking care of and paid for. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 500,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2018 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. The mileage was back and the car drove fine not a hiccup nothing. They did think the existing transmission fluid looked good enough, which was their issue valid or not. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer since the contact does not feel safe driving the vehicle. A dealer will get you over a lot more.
The recall is expected to begin on July 25, 2014. Within a second or so, he turned the ignition to the off position. Any thoughts on the transmission fluid specifically? The wheels stay grounded, and the steering wheel turns with precision. The failure occurred again after the cruise control had been deactivated. The problem occurs after stopping in traffic on an inclined street, when traffic starts and you let off the brake to move your foot the accelerator, the car freely rolls backwards toward the car behind you before you can reasonably apply power with the accelerator to stop the rolling. The recall is expected to begin on June 13, 2016.
If they had fixed the problem in the first place, the transmission would never have been damaged from trying to shift at the wrong times due to the bad sensors! Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel tanks and replace them as necessary, free of charge. The failure and current mileage was approximately 106,000. They did notice that the valve body system was not functioning properly which he says is what he sees in every single one that comes in with issues. It might not achieve the everyman popularity of the original Taurus — or its modern-day successor, the Toyota Camry — but with this update, Ford should be able to take home a decent portion of the large-car market. Ford's recall campaign number is 13S03. Some fuel tanks may be missing an adhesive layer.
Last year Ford recalled more than 1. Dealers will replace the panel if they were built between Oct. I attached the service instructions on how to do this, very simple. I definitely recommend changing the Transmission fluid yourself. The failure mileage was 76,000. Both share the same V-6 engine, and an automatic transmission is standard. A software fix was supposed to fix the problem — and it did, for most owners.
If you have multiple Ford dealers around, I'd take that list and call a couple of different places. The contact owned a 2009 Ford Taurus. Ford is also recalling 16,100 2014 Ford Transit Connect vans for a potential issue with safety belt fasteners that may not have been tightened properly. He is pretty sure the valve body, on the other hand, is made from recycled beer cans because it is crap. I'm sorry you are unsatisfied.
The latest recalls come days after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it was opening a preliminary investigation into 400,000 2011-2013 Ford F-150 trucks with 3. My neighbor two doors down owns a transmission store and builds transmissions. They are going to check the fluid if I bring it in, and advise. This could result in serious injury to someone who might walk behind the car at the wrong time. I drove an all-wheel-drive Taurus Limited. Cars like the Nissan Maxima and Chrysler 300 seem downright claustrophobic in comparison. He was familiar with the vehicle and seemed to think it may cause more problems to change.
The re-builders quit re-building them because they always come back and it's not feasible financially to continue this. As ctrlraven posted, the Powertrain warranty on a 2008 covers five years or 60,000 miles, whichever occurs first. Another Dealer Had The Same Car And It Did The Same Thing, But A 3rd ford Dealer Was More Concerned Why It Stalled. I would not mind springing for the extra cost if it truly was better, and wasn't better now, but messed up the transmission. Once the warranty has expired, and without an Extended Service Plan, options are limited.