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2005 Ford F-150 transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 24 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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2005 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

300-horsepower 5.4L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

205000 mi

US $13
The slip yoke on the drive shaft was greased to alleviate a "clunk" on acceleration from a stop. 
76000 mi

US $175
Rear differential pinion shaft leaking lube. My 42 year old F100 doesn't leak. 

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2005 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

150700 mi

US $50
Rear pinion seal 
78000 mi

US $100
Truck would not move in any forward gear only reverse. Dealer replaced transmission. 
102000 mi

US $40
Front differential gasket leak where the drive shaft enters the back of the differential. 
74300 mi

US $1200
Trans noise when shifting. 

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2005 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

231-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

80000 mi

US $75
Had to replace rear axle seals and change diff fluid. Understand this is a common problem after 75K 

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2005 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

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

137000 mi

US $250
Replaced passenger side 4wd actuator, then the other side a few weeks later. Actually in April. 
165000 mi

US $1426
Lost all forward gears. No symptoms prior. Here clutches were burnt. Full rebuild was needed. 

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2005 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 5.5ft bed

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

75000 mi

US $1600
Seal between transmission and transfer case failed allowing all the transmission fluid into the transfer case. 

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2005 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

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

115000 mi

US $2679
Transmission was slipping. I had it checked out and it needed a transmission rebuild. 

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2005 Ford F-150 Transmission Problems

131 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Ford F-150. 14 of these members (10.7%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 14 transmission repairs to 2005 Ford F-150s--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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