Last post on Apr 25, 2013 at 10:28 AM
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Ford Freestyle, Ford Taurus X, SUV
Sep 02, 2012 (5:28 pm)
when i am driving my 08 tarraus x displays all warning lights i loose miles to empty when i stop it dose not downshift it takes off like its straining if i shut it off and wait a few mins it starts like it is in gear then shifts hard into reverse then hard in drive i have to drive slow until it starts driving normal has anyone run across this problem?
#7474 of 7481 Re: Taurus x brake issue [chrisptown1]
Sep 02, 2012 (5:32 pm)
i had a simular issue i found removing the driverside rug mat fixed it it somehow was causing both pedals to press at once
#7475 of 7481 Re: any advice ty [acewon5565]
Sep 03, 2012 (6:36 pm)
My Taurus X does the same thing and it has been doing it for at least 40K miles. I've had it looked at by Ford and Goodyear dealers to no avail. Since it almost always self corrects they can never replicate it in the shop.
Just this week I've also been getting a periodic knocking noise coming from the dashboard close to the steering column. Does anyone know what causes this?
#7476 of 7481 Re: any advice ty [acewon5565]
Mar 02, 2013 (1:32 pm)
Have you found a solution to this problem? I purchased an 08 TaurusX a couple of months ago, with just over 100,000 miles on it, and have had this problem now twice. The first time my mechanic thought it was a transmission issue but then it was fine the next day (I have not taken it back to him again - yet). The car got great reviews, and I am a big fan of it, but don't want to sink a lot of $$ into it. Any workable advice will be appreciated.
#7477 of 7481 Re: any advice ty [mda1]
Mar 02, 2013 (4:10 pm)
No, I was never able to get an answer. I''ve since turned it in so it will forever be a mystery
#7478 of 7481 Re: any advice ty [makenasdad]
Mar 03, 2013 (6:24 pm)
Did you trade it in at a dealership and did this issue affect what they offered you for it? I am hating that this is an issue after only having this car a few months but would rather trade it in then drop a lot of $$ into attempting to have it fixed.
#7479 of 7481 Re: any advice ty [mda1]
Mar 04, 2013 (5:02 am)
Mine was a company car. Turned it in and have no idea about its subsequent value.
#7481 of 7481 Re: any advice ty [makenasdad]
Apr 25, 2013 (10:28 am)
If you don't mind my asking, I am curious if your car was a dark red/maroon color and if you live in NC? I have only been able to find a few more comments on this issue and am curious if the car I bought might have been the one you drove (the previous owner was listed as a company).