96 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2002 Ford Taurus. 22 of these members
(22.9%) have reported suspension repairs for their car.
A total of 46 suspension repairs to 2002 Ford Tauri--an average of 0.5 per
vehicle--have been reported.
Both sides--lower ball joints. Both rear springs replaced. Front end alignment.
Replaced Right side front wheel bearing. Also replaced left side front wheel bearing. Replaced right and left sway bar link due to clunking front end noise when going over bumps. Also replace right side lower ball joint.
Coil Spring broke and punctured tire. A common problem on 01-02'taurus's. Ford just leaves the car owner out to dry.
lower ball joints and four wheel alignment
The left front coil spring snapped and punctured the tire. Got a new strut assembly for $75 and had it installed for $45. New tire was $40. Total cost was $160.
The right tie rod end went bad in like march, got a replacement for like $25 and put it in myself.
Lower ball joints
Both inner tie rods replaced, and car aligned after replacement. I included the cost of the alignment because the car was aligned in September after the ball joints were replaced.
Front anti-sway bar replaced
replace right tie rod, alignment
replace front/rear struts, alignment
replace left tie rod
left front wheel out of camber alignment causing tire wear, alignment fixed problem
replace left & right front stabilizer bar end links
replaced left and right lower control arms and ball joints
replaced rear struts
replaced front struts
replace ball joint (RH)
replaced ball joint (LH)
Lower ball joints worn Front strut/springs worn Front sway bar end links broken
Drivers side front spring broke and ruptured tire. This is the second time a front spring has broken. Both times it happened backing out of garage. No longer feel the car is safe to drive and is being donated to Teen Challenge.