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2005 Ford Taurus Repair Histories

59 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Ford Taurus. 31 of these members (52.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 65 repairs to 2005 Ford Tauri--an average of 1.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2005 Ford Taurus repairs by problem area

Chart based on 65 repairs.

2005 Ford Taurus repair cost distribution

Chart based on 35 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2005 Ford Taurus

Engine not specified

Ford in Virginia, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2011
99000 mi US $2000 Transmission blew out. 

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2005 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

153-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Taurus in New York, United States
May 2011 - Dec 2012
81300 mi US $739 The hose for the washer fluid was somehow cut under the hood since I had bought the car. I had it replaced. 
95000   Check engine light was on. Mechanic reset the computer, light went out. 
98000   Reset computer for check engine light. 
Ford Taurus in Ohio, United States
Jul 2008 - Dec 2012
47000 mi   none yet although front speaker is blown 
67000 US $198 Alternator, fitted myself. Bought one with lifetime warranty. Changed battery at same time but at 67000 thats considered maintenance 
103000   Air conditioning compressor replacement and recharge 
Ford Taurus in California, United States
Jul 2011 - Jul 2012
77000 mi US $300 Loss of power. Battery replaced. Changed out alternator.  
Ford Taurus in Louisiana, United States
Mar 2011 - May 2011
80252 mi   Found out a/c coil was not pulling clutch plate in after it got warmed up. Sent to dealer to have a/c compressor and clutch assy, changed, cost 1080.00. Just bought car as is from used car lot, after 20 minutes the a/c compressor does not recycle back on, the low press s/w is good, suspect may be overserviced with refridgerant, waiting for some gauges to ck hi side. any ideas from others. 
Ford Taurus in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2011 - Apr 2013
81000 mi US $240 Radiator leak replaced 
Ford Taurus in Florida, United States
May 2010 - Jan 2012
88000 mi   Transmission replacement Transmission slip between 1-2 and then a bang shift when warmed up. Functioned normally when cold. Performed valve body replacement. Currently testing.... 
95000 US $150 Hard shift 1-2. Performed transmission flush & filter change. 
97000   Transmission slip between 1-2 and then a bang shift when warmed up. Functioned normally when cold. Performed transmission fluid flush and replaced the Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) to no avail. Problem persists. 
100000   Transmission slip between 1-2 and then a bang shift when warmed up. Functioned normally when cold. Performed transmission cooler installation. Problem persists. 
100000   Transmission slip between 1-2 and then a bang shift when warmed up. Functioned normally when cold. Performed 1-2 shift solenoid replacement. Problem persists. 
102000   1-2 bang shift when warm caused by worn transmission valve body. Valve body replaced and car is running fine now. 
Ford Taurus in Texas, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2014
136000 mi   Brakes, pads, plus serpentine belt replacement. 
159000 US $440 The front catalytic converter was replaced. 
177000   The camshaft and crankshaft sensors were replaced and the engine was tuned. 
181000   The coolant reservoir (plastic) was leaking. The ignition sensor showed "near failure" on the computer. 
183000   I had to replace the starter. 
Ford Taurus in South Carolina, United States
Jun 2010 - Sep 2013
83000 mi   Intermittent problem, seemingly only in warm weather, when the car jerks and won't accelerate similar to having bad gas. Questionable problem with fuel pump or filter. Opted to drive until it HAS to be fixed. 
112000   Ball joints had play, causing vibrations in steering when driving, uneven wear on tires. 
117300 US $350 Problems every summer for 3 yrs. When hot, engine started skipping. Replaced fuel filter, spark plugs, all separate trips. This time replaced ignition coil and Fuel regulator. No problems since. 
133000   Power steering fluid leaking. No problems with driving at time of repair. Squealing noticed on start-up. Replaced Master cylinder, camshaft synchronizer and serpentine belt tensioner. 

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2005 Ford Taurus 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Ford Taurus in Georgia, United States
May 2011 - Dec 2012
54000 mi US $54000 steering pump replaced and drums 

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