really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,076 miles

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problem #2

Jan 172003

Taurus 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 32,151 miles
The brake system in our car has not performed properly on wet roads many times. On Jan 21st, 2002 and Mar 13th, 2002, we asked muzi Ford to fix this problem. They could not find the problem. They reported, it is common to confuse ABS activation with difficulty stopping". in fact, our car is not equipped with ABS. On the morning of Jan 17th, 2003, my husband was driving in the slow lane of I-95; the car in front of our car came to a sudden stop. He immediately braked. He was still far away, and the speed was only 45-50 mph, the road was wet and our cars brake system did not work properly and it hit the front car. There are many problems with our car. The emergency brake on/off has been adjusted, the transmission fluid and both front axle seal have leaked twice; steeling fluid has leaked once, the brake light, gas cap assembly and solenoid canister have been replace, and the wiper motor park switch has been recalled. Please help us to solve the brake system problem with Ford Motor Company. Note: Did not count as crash for RQ03008 since crash was not due to brake light issue.

- Newton, MA, USA

problem #1

Aug 082001


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Engine light kept coming on. When taken to dealer, he thought fuel tank cap might not been on right, but light keeps coming, and that was the reason engine light was coming on.

- Springer, NM, USA