If you are driving a 1990 Ford TAURUS SHO, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Suspension Front Control Arm problems and defects. Total reports: 1.
I Purchased A Conrol Arm From United Auto. The Part Was Made By Trw. The Balljoint Failed When Driving The Vechical. I Went Back And Bought Another One, Then While Doing A Routine Inspection(i Am A Mechanic) Noticed That The Top Of The Balljoint Was 1.2mm(i Mesured) From The Abs Ring. The Conrol Arm On The Oppisite Side Is About 5mm From The Abs Ring. I Went To My Local ford Dealership And Had Them Get Me 2 New Control Arms L+r. Guess What They Were Different Then The Ones That United Auto Sold Me. I Went Back To United Auto, Had An Employe Pull Control Arms For A Taurus And taurus Sho. The Conrol Arms Were The Same Thing. Trw Is Packeging Non-sho Control Arms As Sho Ones. This Is Extremely Dangerous Considering A Sho Is A High Performance Car (220hp) Compared To (140hp) Regular Taurus. I Spoke With A Local Rep For Trw , Explained What Had Happened. I Have Not Heard Anything For Almost 6 Months. I Am Going To Leave Feedback On This Toppic On The Sho Club Website, I Am Sure That Other Sho Owner Would Like To Know There Getting The Wrong Part , And It Will Fail If Installed On A Sho. I Ended Up Putting 2 Knew Conrol Arms On My Car, The Dealership Was The Only One With The Correct Part. Thank You, Hope To Here Somthing About This Soon. *ak
0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1FACP54Y7LA. FORD TAURUS SHO 1990 problem was reported in SYRACUSE, NY. Vehicle was purchased on 20001001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.FORD TAURUS SHO 1990 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 35 mph.
Oct 15, 2001