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2006 Ford F-150 repairs by problem area

Engine (32%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (20%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (9%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (4%)

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2006 Ford F-150 electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (27%)

$100 - $499 (41%)

< $100 (18%)

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.

2006 Ford F-150

Engine not specified

83000 mi

US $450
Alternator failed, should be noted when purchased use the truck had a battery with a dead cell which may have caused issues over time with the alternator. 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

64000 mi

US $100
passenger up, down switch would not move window down. Diagnosied as faulty window switch and replaced under extended warranty 
66000 mi returned to dealer and window switch fixed with parts ordered under extended warranty. 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed

202-horsepower 4.2L V6 5-speed manual RWD

118000 mi

US $180
Alternator seized, breaking serpentine belt. Replaced alternator and belt. 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

45220 mi

C $90
Driver side window switch no longer responding. Replaced myself. 
50220 mi

C $113
Computer not acknowledging cruise when activated. Replaced computer. 
122000 mi

US $100
Replaced 5.5 year old battery 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

84000 mi

US $295
No heat, one of the control modules for the climate control was replaced under Ford extended warranty, flush transmission 
120000 mi

US $400
Solenoid failed on starter. Starter and solenoid on F-150 are one unit. Had to be replaced. 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

98000 mi Original battery failing, and replaced. Original lasted eight years. 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

52000 mi

US $194
Front left and right power window regulators making noise. Replaced. Had to wait for parts. Interior blower motor not working on speed 1. Replaced resistor pack. Had to order part. Replaced orginal OEM battery. 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

80300 mi

US $700
High pressure AC hose leak 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

104000 mi

US $100
Blend motor assembly 
62000 mi

US $105
Replaced actuator and removed loose foam pieces causing wear to A/C unit(s) - Ford CPO warranty covered 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

34700 mi

US $300
Replaced front passenger window regulator 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

1100 mi Replaced radio/cd player for cd's skipping 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

52000 mi

US $4
outside mirrors would not move. orange wire in door opening broke in half. 
113000 mi

US $28
Passenger door window regulator failed 
34500 mi noise coming from blend door actuator. covered under warranty. Ford has issued a service bulletin on this. 
52000 mi

US $220
Mechanical portion of window regulator failure. Front left power window. 
65000 mi

US $85
Throwing code (CEL). Replaced Driver side upstream O2 Sensor. 400 miles later and no CEL. 
146940 mi

C $200
Battery kept dying for no reason. Could not pinpoint the cause. Problem disappeared while diagnosing 
81840 mi

C $40
AC not blowing cold, problem diagnosed 
99580 mi battery failed, cables needed replacing 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

79360 mi

$10
change the lock actuator of passenger door. 

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2006 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

56880 mi

C $303
Driver side window power window button non-responsive leaving window stuck 'open' 

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2006 Ford F-150 Electrical Problems

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