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2010 Ford Taurus Engine Problems and Repair Histories

118 TrueDelta members own a 2010 Ford Taurus. 29 of these members (24.6%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 41 engine repairs to 2010 Ford Tauri--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2010 Ford Taurus problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2010 Ford Taurus problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2010 Ford Taurus problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2010 Ford Taurus repairs by problem area

17% of the 2010 Ford Taurus repairs were to the engine, 8% to the transmission, 15% to the brakes, 4% to the suspension, 21% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 27% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 246 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2010 Ford Taurus

Engine not specified

Ford in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 620    
920 0 Raw fuel smell in the drivers cabin. Wrench light on "Limp Mode" operating on 4 cyl not full 6 cyl. The vehicle entered the Ford Freeway Dealership Service Department 5 times and they could not resolve the "Raw Fuel Smell" entering the drivers cabin. The vehicle was been monitored for Combustible Gas detection and results prove positive. 
 

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2010 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Ford Taurus in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 0    
5000 0 transmission would seem to be in neutral at a stop and then slam into first gear.Sensor was replaced in trans. This is a known problem--the dealer even has the part in stock. Fix seems to correct problem.  
6500 0 the wires from the air intake sensor became frayed and were shorting out. 
11000  
Ford Taurus in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 0    
7000 0 2 Main recurent problems, still unresolved is push to touch start does not work. Car is unstartable w/o a 2nd remote or leaving the car for 6 hours allowing onboard pc's to sleep mode.  Other issue is speed sensor in the tranny. 
 
Ford Taurus in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 0    
10000 0 Buyback. Rough idle issue. First attempt reflashed PCM. Second did spark plugs per TSB. Thirdeplaced fuel injector, coil, wiring harnesses, PCM etc and removed the heads. Total of 74 days. Replaced with a 2011. 
Ford Taurus in Delaware, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 5000    
10000 0 Cruise control shutting down, transmission appears to hunt for correct gear. Latest event, turned on transmission/AWD error wrench. Went into limp home, which cleared after getting to side of road and restarting. Rest of trip uneventful 
13000 60 Recurring problem. Same as above.  
51500 0 Both turbo's leaking oil at seam. 
52000 0 Leaking oil near rear turbo.  
56000 0 Oil leak required second repair attempt. 
56500 0 Rear turbo oil leak. Dealer finally jumped through enough hoops that Ford let them change the turbo. That was really the overall issue. 
 
Ford Taurus in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2010 1000    
1000 0 Turbo sensor failed, resulting in very rough driving. Sensor replaced and all is well... so far. 
12000  

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2010 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

263-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Ford Taurus in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 0    
2000 0 Transmission shifting poorly..was told at 1,450 miles I needed to let the transmission "learn" my driving habits more. They reset software to "ground zero" and I am starting from scratch and will see what happens. Wish me luck. 
4000 0 Transmission "slipped" or hard shifted when going from first to second gear at very slow speeds...dealer reflashed transmission and problem seemingly gone (I hope). 
 
Ford Taurus in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 0    
5000 0 Transmission reflash to correct low-speed slip shift 
17000  
Ford Taurus in Kentucky, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2010 9000    
10000 0 Engine light staying on; Diagnosed bad sensor; Sensor ordered. 
11000 0 Engine light on; part (sensor) ordered in Nov & replaced in Dec. 
12000 0 Same problem with engine light coming on; called dealer and the same sensor replaced as in Dec. 
44000  
Ford Taurus in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 6000    
8000 0 Car stalled and bucked after everytime the gas tank was filled. They replaced the gas tank, hoses and vapor valves. After two more fill ups every thing seems to be fixed. 
40000  

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