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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 transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (9%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (18%)

< $100 (73%)

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Chart based on 11 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2011 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

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

36160 mi Power transfer unit was replaced (due to leak) 
61480 mi

C $150
Random kicking from transmission (very rare). 
132200 mi

US $150
Replaced rear pinion seal, where driveshaft enters rear differential. 
58000 mi Car was erratically shifting from what ever gear it was in to neutral. Orange gear indicator flickered from orange to white, not indicating gear. Used a Cell phone video to diagnose the issue with the Dealer. 
106000 mi

US $3200
Transmission slipping. Replaced torque converter, 3/5 wave plate, low/reverse diode, 3 & 5 clutches, 1234 clutch molden piston. 
24300 mi Replace front passenger axle shaft. 
12000 mi Known issue, repairable through TSB I was unable to convince dealer to perform being intermittent in nature. 
16000 mi TSB 10-12-11 removed the valve separator plates, removed check ball and reassembled topped off w/fluid, reprogrammed the PCM. Still jerking from 1st to 2nd gear. 
18500 mi When replacing transmission monitoring sensor, discovered a "pin" missing in the transmission. Had to remove transmission for repair. 

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2011 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

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

29000 mi felt bump at low speed in rear the transmission computer program was reflashed and a separator plate /gasket replaced. 

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2011 Ford Taurus 4dr Sedan

263-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

19840 mi Hesitation or lag before shifting,can feel it the most when accelerating from a stop and when shifting uphill or downhill. 
10000 mi The dealership scheduled a time for a technician to ride with me. I have another appt. scheduled in May to take the car back and have a flight recorder installed to try and diagnose the problem. (transmission or throttle issues) 

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2011 Ford Taurus Transmission Problems

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