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2011 Ford Taurus repairs by problem area

Engine (8%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (7%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (36%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (29%)

Other (8%)

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2011 Ford Taurus suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (10%)

$100 - $499 (30%)

< $100 (60%)

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2011 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

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

68000 mi Dealer has yet to diagnose a clunking occurring in the left front, though I was able to replicate it on my last visit. Only happens during right hand turns. Sounds like stabilizer link but they can't find it. 
88000 mi

US $750
Tire dealer replaced all 4 struts and shocks. Left front was leaking, car had 85,000 miles so I opted to do all 4. This was the source of the undiagnosed clunk from LF. 
131000 mi Steering was binding, would not spin freely. Dealer replaced complete rack & pinion assembly w/ inner tie rods ends under extended warranty. 
132200 mi

US $100
Replaced both rear lateral links, R & L sides. Caused vibration in body, sloppy handling. 

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2011 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

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

38000 mi Humming noise at highways speeds from front right. Vibrations was present as well. Dealer diagnosed it as a bad wheel bearing and replaced the hub assembly under warranty. 
36000 mi

US $350
Replaced left tie rod end Replaced left tie rod end 
43000 mi

US $340
Shock absorber leaking and soft. Replaced rear shocks. 
35300 mi Steering rack developed clunking noise, replaced under warranty 
10000 mi Squeak/grinding coming from front suspension over speed bumps. Dealer noticed wear in the swaybar bushings and ordered new bushings. Ford said it would take one month for dealer to receive bushings.  
10000 mi Installed new bushings. 

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2011 Ford Taurus Suspension Problems

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