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Ford Taurus Suspension Problems and Repair Histories

874 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Ford Taurus. 159 of these members (18.2%) have reported suspension and steering repairs for their car. A total of 173 suspension and steering repairs to Ford Tauri--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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

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

Don't infer 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 Ford Taurus repairs by problem area

28% of the Ford Taurus repairs were to the engine, 8% to the transmission, 11% to the brakes, 16% to the suspension, 22% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 12% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 1108 repairs.

Ford Taurus suspension and steering repair cost distribution

Of the Ford Taurus suspension and steering repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 15% cost less than $100, 47% between $100 and $499, 23% between $500 and $999, 12% between $1000 and $2499, and 2% more than $2500.

Chart based on 175 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Ford Taurus Suspension and Steering problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

263-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Taurus in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2008 1000    
5000 0 Suspension noise during turns. Car has a TSB describing the problem. Lubricated suspension per TSB. Time will tell if problem reoccurs. 
85700 1000 Power steering failed without warning in parking lot. Steering rack needed to be replaced. 
102000  
Ford Taurus in South Dakota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 17000    
18000 0 The front struts were squeaking. Dealer tried to say they couldn't replicate but I showed them the TSB and they went ahead and lube the struts per the TSB. 
82000  
Ford Taurus in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 10000    
15000 100 Squeaks in front struts. Repaired under warranty/ recall notice with special lubricant, etc. 
84000  
Ford Taurus in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008    
0 TSB- Front struts lubed because of noises coming from the front end when hitting bumps. 
2000 0 Front struts would squeak when you went over a bump when turning or backing out of a driveway 
13000 0 Noticing clunking and squek sounds coming from right front suspension area when going over bumps. Dealerships confirmed problem, and replaced both struts and strut plates on both sides in the front. Problem fixed. 
17000 0 Rattling from front suspension area when going over large bumps in road. Dealer replaced struts and strut plates again and lubbed area where needed. 
30000  
Ford Taurus in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 0    
2000 0 TSB for creak/groan of front suspension. 
 

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2001 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

155-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Taurus in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2007 117000    
118000 375 Broken springs, and issues with struts. 
119000 400 Broken coil spring. 

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2000 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Taurus in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2008 230000    
232000 719 Replaced ball joints and other front suspension parts, badly worn, to correct noise and steering problems. Note: original Duratec V6 and trans; this car is great. 
 
Ford Taurus in New Mexico, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 130000    
154000 326 Front sway bar end links and bushings replaced to stop noticeable "clunks" on rough roads. Alignment service included.  
167000 1145 Replaced all four struts. 
 

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1999 Ford Taurus 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Ford Taurus in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 66000    
66000 1100 Rack developed leak making steering difficult. Rack was replaced. 
 
Ford Taurus in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 138000    
141000 275 Car required repairs to wheel bearings. 
 

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