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2012 Ford Taurus Problems and Repair Histories

18 TrueDelta members own a 2012 Ford Taurus. 5 of these members (27.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 29 repairs to 2012 Ford Tauri--an average of 1.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2012 Ford Taurus problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2012 Ford Taurus problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2012 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 2012 Ford Taurus repairs by problem area

3% of the 2012 Ford Taurus repairs were to the engine, 10% to the brakes, 38% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 38% to the body and trim, and 10% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 29 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2012 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

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

Ford Taurus in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2012 0    
6000 0 The A/C system was not blowing cold air even with the unit set to MAX. The dealers checked the system and found it to be low and recharged the system. They also added a dye to the system so they can see if any leaks are present. 
 

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2012 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

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

Ford Taurus in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
160 Slow cranking but always started. Battery replaced and back to normal. 
23300 0 repair out of true rotors 
38000  
Ford Taurus in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2011 0    
0 front passenger power seat motor squeals. Repair under warranty. trunk lid misaligned, black paint peel from B pillar cover, wheel unbalanced (vibration at 70-75mph).  
0 Moisture inside drivers side headlamp. Vehicle still vibrates above 70mph. 
4000 0 Trunk lid edge rubs with rear bumper cover. Trunk lid need to be adjusted and rear bumper cover partial repaint. 
6500 0 Water and dirt leak at rear lower door seal. Ford TSB replace all door seals.  Drivers side power seat jammed, replaced seat track.  Trunk lid rubbed with rear bumper cover, readjust rear trunk but issue persist. 
9000 0 Sync system died. Buttons not responding. USB and Aux jack not working. 
13000 0 Sync died for second time. Reset sync module. Problem comes back after 2 weeks after reset. Dealer could not do anything because hardware passed self test and software up to date. 
16000 0 sync module need to reset, bluetooth not functioning... 
30000 0 shifter chrome bezel peeled. dealer replaced entire shifter knob. 
35000 0 Sync always in privacy mode, can't receive phone call through Bluetooth. 
Ford Taurus in New Mexico, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2013 21000    
24000 0 Cruise control when set, and needing to slow down, vehicle would downshift hard. Re-flashed computer, fixed. 
29000  

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2012 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

263-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Taurus in United Arab Emirates
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2012 24180    
32860 0 The brake pedal had a cushion feel after the 50k major service and even in the service at 40k. The brake was still good but felt the pressure is low specially when used contineously in traffic. The whole booster was replaced they said. 

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