Power Steering (EPAS) Failure
Power steering is one of those things you don't think about until it's gone. And owners of Ford cars with electronic power assisted steering (EPAS) are thinking about it all the damn time, if you catch my drift.Continue reading article "Power Steering (EPAS) Failure"
MyFord Touch Complaints
Ford's customer satisfaction has been in steady decline since 2010. MyFord Touch was also released in 2010. This is not a coincidence. The system was Ford's attempt at an all-in-one, in-dash communication and entertainment system. What owne…Continue reading article "MyFord Touch Complaints"
What Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- chrome trim around tail lights peeling in the 2010 Taurus
- windshield cracked in the 2013 Taurus
- engine stall/shuts down while driving in the 2011 Taurus
- chrome peeling in the 2011 Taurus
- transmission slips in the 2010 Taurus
What Breaks the Most
6th Generation (2010–2019) Taurus Key Numbers
Ford is recalling a problem that can cause a sudden loss of power while driving or an unexpected rollaway while parking. Neither of these things are ideal.
The issue revolves around excess vibration that can prematurely snap a link shaft bracket somewhere in the powertrain. I'm guessing the transmission? Maybe the flux capacitor? Who can say for sure.…keep reading article "Little Known Bracket Recalled For Causing Big Time Problems in 16,000 Ford Vehicles"
Busted modules are telling the fuel pumps in 88,000 Ford vehicles to take the day off.
It should come as no surprise that those modules need to be replaced before those vehicles stall out.
"Recalled are the 2013-2015 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS, Lincoln MKT vehicles equipped with 3.5-liter gasoline turbocharged direct injection engines. Also included are 2013-2015 Ford Police Interceptors with all engine types."
There are limited details on when the recall will begin, however build dates of the affected vehicles have been released.keep reading article "Faulty Fuel Pump Modules Recalled in the Taurus and Flex"