2006 Ford Taurus SEL 4Dr Sedan Recalls

used 2006 Ford Taurus SEL 4Dr Sedan Fuel: 18 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
MSRP: $22,980
The Taurus enters 2006 again available in four models: SE and SEL Sedan, with the SE and SEL Wagons coming later on in the year. All models feature a 3.0L V-6 engine that produces 155 horsepower and 185 ft-lbs of torque. Standard equipment on the Taurus includes a four-speed automatic transmission, keyless entry remote system, front and rear mudguards, and power convenience features. The optional Safety and Security Package features traction control, anti-lock brakes, and front side impact airbags. The SEL Premium Package includes a six-disc CD changer with AM/FM cassette stereo, electronic climate control, leather seating surfaces, rear spoiler (sedan), power adjustable passenger seat, and automatic headlamps.
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2006 Ford Taurus SEL 4Dr Sedan Recalls Equipment

Vehicle recalls have received much media attention recently. While some of these reports are related to investigations that have not yet resulted in an official recall, IntelliChoice does strive to display all the current used 2006 Ford Taurus SEL 4Dr Sedan recalls and safety equipment issues provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in their recall database. As consumers and vehicle owners are generally notified first, there may be a delay between the time a recall is announced and when we are able to update our site. This 2006 Ford Taurus SEL 4Dr Sedan recall list includes dates, detailed manufacturing problems, number of units affected, defects, and more. Click on the links below to view additional data about the 2006 Ford Taurus SEL 4Dr Sedan recalls and solutions from the manufacturer!

Recall 01 - ID # 05V520000 - VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Consequence AFTER A PERIOD OF CONTINUOUS USE ON THE HIGH SPEED SETTING, LACK OF GREASE ON THE OUTPUT SHAFT GEAR MAY CAUSE THE GEAR TO DISTORT OR FRACTURE DURING OPERATION RESULTING IN A LOSS OF WIPER FUNCTION. INOPERATIVE WIPERS UNDER INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS COULD CAUSE A CRASH DUE TO IMPAIRED VISIBILITY.
Recall Date November 9, 2005
Model Affected Taurus
Description ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, PASSENGER CARS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITHOUT GREASE BEING APPLIED TO THE OUTPUT SHAFT GEAR.
Component VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Notes FORD RECALL NO. 05S40. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WIPER MOTOR FOR THE PRESENCE OF GREASE AND GREASE THE WIPER MOTOR GEARS IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 22, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673 OR LINCOLN/MERCURY AT 1-800-521-4140.
Units Affected 199,942
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Recall 02 - ID # 06V119000 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL

Consequence THE PADI LAMP WILL FAIL TO ILLUMINATE AND THE AIR BAG WARNING LAMP IN THE CLUSTER WILL STAY ILLUMINATED.
Recall Date April 10, 2006
Model Affected Taurus
Description CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT FOR ONE SPECIFIC FLEET CUSTOMER WERE MODIFIED FOR OPTIONAL HANDS-FREE CELLULAR PHONE OPERATING CAPABILITY. TO PROVIDE THIS FUNCTIONALITY, A SPECIAL OVERLAY WIRE HARNESS WAS INSTALLED THAT INADVERTENTLY DID NOT INCLUDE THE CIRCUITS FOR PASSENGER AIR BAG DEACTIVATION INDICATOR (PADI) LAMP FUNCTION. AS A RESULT, THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, 'OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION.'
Component ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL
Notes FORD RECALL NO. 06C13.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Remedy THE FLEET CUSTOMER WAS NOTIFIED AND ALL VEHICLES HAVE BEEN REPAIRED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 28, 2006.
Units Affected 19
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