Investigations


NHTSA IDManufacturerDate openDate closeSubjectRecall campaign
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY - FUEL PUMP
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY - HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM - FUEL RAIL
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM - INJECTORS
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - STORAGE
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - STORAGE - AUXILLARY TANK
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - STORAGE - AUXILLARY TANK - SELECTOR DEVICES
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - STORAGE - TANK ASSEMBLY
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - STORAGE - TANK ASSEMBLY - FILLER PIPE AND CAP
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - STORAGE - TANK ASSEMBLY - MOUNTING
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - DELIVERY
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - DELIVERY - FUEL PUMP
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - DELIVERY - HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - STORAGE
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - STORAGE - FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - STORAGE - TANK ASSEMBLY
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - STORAGE - TANK ASSEMBLY - FILLING/CHARGING
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - STORAGE - TANK ASSEMBLY - MOUNTING
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - STORAGE - TANK ASSEMBLY - PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES
DP06005FORD MOTOR COMPANY12/04/200612/28/2007ENGINE STALLING FFV
 On october 11, 2006, public citizen petitioned odi to investigate reports of engine stalls caused by e85 fuel in certain model year (my) 2003 - 2005 ford taurus flex-fuel vehicles (ffv). odi's review of the petition and other available data found a low stall rate attributable to e-85 fueling and that the main concerns,prolonged engine start and rough idle during cold engine startup at winter temperatures, were resolved by an engine software update.to ensure that all subject vehicles receive this update, ford initiated a notification campaign to offer free engine computer recalibration.based on this information, this defect petition is denied. this denial should not be construed as a finding that no safety defect exists.odi reserves the right to reconsider this issue if future data warrant.additional details can be found in the federal register notice posted in the dp06-005 public file.

Consumer Complaints


Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
03/09/2011
 I have been having problems in which the accelerator sticks while driving. it is differcult to slow the vehicle to a stop. it has also stuck when the car is started. at times the car will not start properly, only after repeated tries will it turn over.
03/09/2011
 I have been having problems in which the accelerator sticks while driving. it is differcult to slow the vehicle to a stop. it has also stuck when the car is started. at times the car will not start properly, only after repeated tries will it turn over.
02/07/201256103
 While pulling into a parking space, the vehicle suddenly accelerated and jumped over a raised curb, smashing into the wall of the u.s. post office in depere, wi. the airbags deployed and there was $2100 in damage to the vehicle. the damage has since been repaired. on march 13th 2012, i was notified by a friend that there was a probe into the ford taurus having this issue. i have notified ford motor company and the vehicle is currently at broadway ford in green bay, wi awaiting an answer as to what caused the sudden acceleration.
03/09/2011
 I have been having problems in which the accelerator sticks while driving. it is differcult to slow the vehicle to a stop. it has also stuck when the car is started. at times the car will not start properly, only after repeated tries will it turn over.
02/07/201256103
 While pulling into a parking space, the vehicle suddenly accelerated and jumped over a raised curb, smashing into the wall of the u.s. post office in depere, wi. the airbags deployed and there was $2100 in damage to the vehicle. the damage has since been repaired. on march 13th 2012, i was notified by a friend that there was a probe into the ford taurus having this issue. i have notified ford motor company and the vehicle is currently at broadway ford in green bay, wi awaiting an answer as to what caused the sudden acceleration.
03/09/2011
 I have been having problems in which the accelerator sticks while driving. it is differcult to slow the vehicle to a stop. it has also stuck when the car is started. at times the car will not start properly, only after repeated tries will it turn over.
02/07/201256103
 While pulling into a parking space, the vehicle suddenly accelerated and jumped over a raised curb, smashing into the wall of the u.s. post office in depere, wi. the airbags deployed and there was $2100 in damage to the vehicle. the damage has since been repaired. on march 13th 2012, i was notified by a friend that there was a probe into the ford taurus having this issue. i have notified ford motor company and the vehicle is currently at broadway ford in green bay, wi awaiting an answer as to what caused the sudden acceleration.
03/09/2011
 I have been having problems in which the accelerator sticks while driving. it is differcult to slow the vehicle to a stop. it has also stuck when the car is started. at times the car will not start properly, only after repeated tries will it turn over.
03/09/2011
 I have been having problems in which the accelerator sticks while driving. it is differcult to slow the vehicle to a stop. it has also stuck when the car is started. at times the car will not start properly, only after repeated tries will it turn over.
02/07/201256103
 While pulling into a parking space, the vehicle suddenly accelerated and jumped over a raised curb, smashing into the wall of the u.s. post office in depere, wi. the airbags deployed and there was $2100 in damage to the vehicle. the damage has since been repaired. on march 13th 2012, i was notified by a friend that there was a probe into the ford taurus having this issue. i have notified ford motor company and the vehicle is currently at broadway ford in green bay, wi awaiting an answer as to what caused the sudden acceleration.
02/07/201256103
 While pulling into a parking space, the vehicle suddenly accelerated and jumped over a raised curb, smashing into the wall of the u.s. post office in depere, wi. the airbags deployed and there was $2100 in damage to the vehicle. the damage has since been repaired. on march 13th 2012, i was notified by a friend that there was a probe into the ford taurus having this issue. i have notified ford motor company and the vehicle is currently at broadway ford in green bay, wi awaiting an answer as to what caused the sudden acceleration.
05/12/200977982
 Our companmy has 2 of the 2005 ford taurus. both bought new from ford dealer. within weeks of each other in year 2009 both experienced major problem. the vehicle would accelerate while driving and while at stop. driver could not brake to deactivate cruise or put car in nuetral to slow down. rpms reved very high. driver had to keep both feet on brake to keep car from moving when at stop. both taken to ford dealership for work. different things were done to prevent. i have recently read an article on investigation into this same problem. i felt it important to relay this information.
06/14/2009
 During warmer months vehicle will accelerate on its own. the speed is about 30 mph up pass 60mph. you have to push the gas pedal to floor to stop the acceleration. we have taken to ford dealershipseveral times. they find nothing . we have almost had several accedents.
05/12/200977982
 Our companmy has 2 of the 2005 ford taurus. both bought new from ford dealer. within weeks of each other in year 2009 both experienced major problem. the vehicle would accelerate while driving and while at stop. driver could not brake to deactivate cruise or put car in nuetral to slow down. rpms reved very high. driver had to keep both feet on brake to keep car from moving when at stop. both taken to ford dealership for work. different things were done to prevent. i have recently read an article on investigation into this same problem. i felt it important to relay this information.
06/14/2009
 During warmer months vehicle will accelerate on its own. the speed is about 30 mph up pass 60mph. you have to push the gas pedal to floor to stop the acceleration. we have taken to ford dealershipseveral times. they find nothing . we have almost had several accedents.
05/12/200977982
 Our companmy has 2 of the 2005 ford taurus. both bought new from ford dealer. within weeks of each other in year 2009 both experienced major problem. the vehicle would accelerate while driving and while at stop. driver could not brake to deactivate cruise or put car in nuetral to slow down. rpms reved very high. driver had to keep both feet on brake to keep car from moving when at stop. both taken to ford dealership for work. different things were done to prevent. i have recently read an article on investigation into this same problem. i felt it important to relay this information.
06/14/2009
 During warmer months vehicle will accelerate on its own. the speed is about 30 mph up pass 60mph. you have to push the gas pedal to floor to stop the acceleration. we have taken to ford dealershipseveral times. they find nothing . we have almost had several accedents.
05/12/200977982
 Our companmy has 2 of the 2005 ford taurus. both bought new from ford dealer. within weeks of each other in year 2009 both experienced major problem. the vehicle would accelerate while driving and while at stop. driver could not brake to deactivate cruise or put car in nuetral to slow down. rpms reved very high. driver had to keep both feet on brake to keep car from moving when at stop. both taken to ford dealership for work. different things were done to prevent. i have recently read an article on investigation into this same problem. i felt it important to relay this information.
01/07/2009400001
 2005 taurus flex fuel. fuel gauge reading erratic, engine light on after gauge showed empty. car will not pass inspection in nys with engine check engine light on. fix,replace module under dash part #yf1u-14a069aa $50.00 at dealer. flex fuel module. this fuel gauge sending unit in the fuel tank is not problem. *tr
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - STORAGE - TANK ASSEMBLY
02/22/200514102/20/2005
 Gas tank sending unit are not calibrated. gas gauge are not accurate, needle always goes to 7/8th oftank of gas, sometimes to 3/4 of a tank. this car is a 2005 taurus se
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - STORAGE - FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM
07/01/2007107/01/2007
 Ongoing problem - fuel gauge does not register as tank being full when it is. car purchased used, but is still under warranty. will try to have ford cover repair. *tr