NHTSA Investigates Sticky Ford Taurus Throttles

Law360, New York (March 12, 2012, 7:29 PM EDT) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is launching an investigation into 2005 and 2006 model year Ford Taurus sedans following 14 complaints from owners struggling to control the car because of stuck throttles, the agency announced Wednesday.

Drivers reported that they had difficulty slowing the car, sometimes having to shut off the engine or shift into neutral in order to come to a complete stop, the NHTSA said. The complaints include incidents of engine speeds of up to 4,000 RPM while the car is in park...
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