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Ford Crown Victoria Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer Ford Crown Victoria problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Ford Crown Victoria repairs by problem area

28% of the Ford Crown Victoria repairs were to the engine, 22% to the transmission, 2% to the brakes, 28% to the suspension, 12% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 7% to the body and trim, and 2% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 58 repairs.

Ford Crown Victoria repair cost distribution

Of the Ford Crown Victoria repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 5% cost less than $100, 59% between $100 and $499, 23% between $500 and $999, and 14% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 22 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4dr Sedan

250-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Ford Crown Victoria in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 83000    
84000 129 Headlight lens fogged. Re-polished 
109000  

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2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4dr Sedan

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Ford Crown Victoria in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 100000    
103000 100 Blower Control Module for HVAC was fried, bought part from Ford and had it replaced.  
122000 644 Fuel pump died, and was replaced. 
 

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2003 Ford Crown Victoria

Engine not specified

Ford Crown Victoria in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2011 123000    
123000 300 First it was the sensor, and brakes, then instead they fixed the transmission harness, now it's showing the sensor problem again and this time the check engine light is steadily lit. 
Ford Crown Victoria in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2010 96000    
97000 0 Paint was started to bubble up and peeling away almost all over. The trim of plastic around the driver's side window control switches was popping out.  Suspension made a squeaking sound whenever you'd make a right turn.  Transmission was a bit slow in changing into gears compared to other Crown Victorias. 

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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4dr Sedan

239-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Ford Crown Victoria in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2011 101000    
103000 630 Replaced the lock/unlock rocker switch on the driver's side door. Replaced driver's side rear wheel axle shaft seal. Exhaust smell coming through ventilation system. Shop replaced manifold gasket. 
106000 300 Replaced serpentine tensioner pulley. Replaced upper control arm on driver's side. 
 
Ford Crown Victoria in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2011 112000    
112000 0 Sprayed PB Buster onto steering column to loosen rust. 
113000 50 Replaced leaking power steering pump 
115000  

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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4dr Sedan

215-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Ford Crown Victoria in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 137000    
148000 0 Leaking a little oil when sold. 
Ford Crown Victoria in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
65 IAC valve replaced, new front shocks installed 
262 Replaced steering midshaft and lower shaft 
170700 0 All four tie rods (done myself in one day; adjusting sleeves were shot and couldn't be adjusted, so sleeves and tie rods were all replaced at once). 
174700 0 Pitman arm and idler arm (done myself over three days; joints/bearings in both arms had excessive play and resulted in sloppy steering). Driver's side upper ball joint (done myself in about one hour; joint made a loud clunking noise while driving, and was very loose when inspected upon removal). Power steering return hose (done myself in about 20 minutes; hose was leaking where it connected to the fluid cooler) 
178000 0 Front sway bar endlinks were worn and clunking. Links were replaced. 
Ford Crown Victoria in New Mexico, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 109000    
110000 70 2 Ignition coils replaced 
112000 540 Car would not start. Shop flashed computer car has run great for 30 days. 
119000 500 Computer and antitheft device went out 
125000  

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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Ford Crown Victoria in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 153760    
155620 230 Replace front suspension stabilizer bar bushings.  
162440 150 $500 headlamp module self-destroyed: wired and fused around it and installed new switches on dashboard. $10. Repair flange in exhaust system. 
167400 100 Replace ball joints 
179800 630 Replace leaking power steering pump with a rebuild. 
182900 200 Replace slip yoke seal. 
188480  

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