We took it to another mechanic who said the fuel pump was improperly installed and fixed it. Confident stopping makes for faster driving. I was told it was the computer getting used to my driving habits: yesterday I stepped on the gas felt the transmission slip only it never went back to normal. If there is, the car could still be in good shape. Early Ecoboosts had the knock sensor wires not protected by anything but electrical tape or a layer of vinyl. That's very likely a red herring; turbo vehicles love cool damp air.
What would happen is the range sensor would think you did something stupid and throw it into Reverse at 60. Gitty as hell the day I picked this up. I would hope that you could make the Ford company recall these cars before somebody gets hurt. I too have the slipping problem but it has only occured when I'm at a stop. Then tested for alcohol levels in gas found nothing ran some other test found nothing. So basically, Ford has no answer. Filled the tank with water and drove to the nearest Ford dealer.
Try this and see if it does the same for you. If you would like me to, you are more than welcome to private message me. I managed to guide the car out of the 60 mph traffic and came to a stop. The contact stated that there was an increase in engine rpms without warning. My vehicle was fixed and I never went back but I left my mark for the rest of the customers in the future. Somehow the Ford Taurus manages to be a rather large sedan with a tight and cramped interior. This time we took the car to manhattan Ford and contacted Ford customer care.
This is the second report filed on the same vehicle. I'll post the result of the service. Therefore, I am not positive that this solved the problem. What I don't know as I don't own one. If it is you may have an internal leaker, if it's just a film of oil then it's probably not an internal leak. It's a shame that they designed the powertrain from scratch and still decided it can't handle the engine's output potential. Dealer could not find problem after 2nd month brake problem reacured, dealer replaced front calapers, under warrenty.
That's why I wondered if any car with an aftermarket tune exhibited the same symptoms. The current mileage was 52,000. I think Ford should recall these engines. How are the turbos cooled? The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing, however they could not duplicate the failure. After I stopped, I saw a puff of what appeared to be steam or smoke coming from the right front passenger side. Please take action asap to avoid death and injury to Ford owners.
Almost feels like at 60 mph, like I have taken my foot off the gas when I haven't. They made some in retrospect questionable repairs, replacing the battery and the fuel pump. I made the 1100 mile trip in 12 hrs once but that included where they radared me at 125, 20 miles from getting there. Also, I would like to see how I can be of assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. One for each bank 2.
I have to shift to neutral and step on the brake and push the start button and the car is back to normal when I shift to drive. In the last six years, Ford has risen…. The failure mileage was 28,000. . If you can, run some diagnostic codes first and see what the car tells you- you can do it with a paperclip and watching the check engine light flashes. Recall Date 2014-05-29 Description Ford Motor Company Ford is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Taurus vehicles manufactured November 24, 2008, through February 28, 2014, originally sold in, or currently registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia.
The dealer said the water pump had failed and leaked the coolant into the crankcase. I built my brother's 94 Supra to over 500 whp. Living without it, but it is no fun in the winter. Since I bought it, its done it at least 5-6 times very mildly,except for last night-it downwshifted so harsh that my car skidded on the wet road. A total of 34 problems with this vehicle including the paint fading out.
If I can get my car to duplicate the problem, Ford will send an engineer down to go over it. Not to pile one, but I'm experienceing the same issues as the rest of you. I have read on the internet that other Ford Taurus owners have the same problem. I have asked to talk to this Ford Tech to get his thought on why this will stop the oil leak or just push it down the exhaust system. Is there one turbo for each bank of cylinders, or are the two turbos in series, one feeding the other, before feeding both banks of cylinders? The approximate failure mileage was 60,000.
Apparently it's fairly easily duplicated, under certain conditions. There have also been reports of fires with these cars that were most likely caused by an oil leak. The complaints in the lawsuit have all been addressed and, at least for the cars, have been fixed. Known issue, not with the engine but the Transmission Range Selector in the 6F transmissions. Warning to consumers, this car, even though I loved driving it, I would not recommend it to anyone! I was stationary at a stop light.