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2008 Ford Taurus repairs by problem area

Engine (15%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (34%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (6%)

Other (4%)

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2008 Ford Taurus body repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (29%)

$100 - $499 (57%)

< $100 (14%)

Chart based on 7 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Ford Taurus

Engine not specified

11160 mi Blue paint flaking inside the Ford oval badge 
2000 mi Paint chipping off around wheel well. 

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2008 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

263-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

56000 mi

US $700
Leather drivers seat(bottom) was tearing and was left with dealer to repair while I was on a one week vacation 
99000 mi The handle on the driver side lumbar adjustment broke. No charge for replacement or repair. The piece had failed earlier, but the cost of the earlier repair bill was only $16! 
28000 mi Water pools in door during rain. Water falls on door opener when opened after rain. 
37200 mi Again, flapping noise in the dashboard on otherside of the previous one. 

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2008 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

263-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic AWD

14000 mi Paint peeling off nose of car. Dealer removed nose and repainted it. 
15000 mi Paint began peeling again where plastic nose meets the netal fenders. Dealer said there was a TSB for this paint rubbing problem. 
20000 mi

US $40
driver door weather stripping deteriorated ( holes and cuts) Order parts will call when in. Called 2-3 weeks latter return to dealership parts were replaced 
24055 mi

US $113
problem with steering when apply brakes at times car pulls quickly to right, alignment keeps going out, front tires seem to need high speed balance, ignition key just touch it, and drivers seat goes back and forth another alignment, dashboard under teck and speedometer moving away causing 1/2" gap dealer said nothing they can do.upgrade of 911 assist and health report. bang in transmission tsb already done however car pulss when apply brake  
28500 mi In dealership one week finally after 4 times there they made me leave car overnight and found yellow light on showing air bag driver side warning light. Dash board where speed and odometer are years of complaining, collision center inform  

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2008 Ford Taurus Body Problems

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