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2006 Ford Five Hundred repairs by problem area

Engine (24%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (17%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (16%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (6%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 99 repairs.

2006 Ford Five Hundred repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (4%)

$500 - $999 (25%)

$100 - $499 (63%)

< $100 (8%)

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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2006 Ford Five Hundred

Engine not specified

Ford Five Hundred in New York, United States
Jul 2008 - Mar 2010
Aug 2008

51000 mi
Heat in front drivers side not working, needed new parts and material lifted from the storage compartment, not fixed cost too much 
Ford Five Hundred in Florida, United States
Mar 2009 - Mar 2010
Apr 2009

86000 mi

US $130
Replaced rear passenger side hub. 
Jul 2009

88000 mi

US $225
Alternator bit the dust. Son called me and said the car was bucking, lights were flickering, but he was able to make it home. Ordered an alternator from a place in Dallas on EBay.  

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2006 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 CVT FWD

Ford Five Hundred in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2010 - Mar 2015
Dec 2010

100000 mi

US $700
Replaced injector nozzle. 
Aug 2014

141000 mi

US $900
Stretched timing chain 
Ford Five Hundred in Colorado, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2011
Mar 2009

30000 mi
There was a rattle in the passenger seat. 
Ford Five Hundred in Indiana, United States
Sep 2011 - Jan 2013
Jun 2012

82000 mi

US $5
Lunging at low speeds. Almost slammed into car ahead of me in drive thru line. Recommended repair is to replace $500 throttle body. I removed and cleaned instead. So far it seems to have worked, but I've only put on 500 miles since repair. 
Ford Five Hundred in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2015 - Aug 2015
Aug 2015

120280 mi
Water leak into door froze in winter causing dooor lock future 
Ford Five Hundred in Florida, United States
May 2014 - Mar 2016
Jan 2016

176000 mi

US $1700
Original engine timing guides worn and it jumped timing. Replaced with used engine. 
Ford Five Hundred in Texas, United States
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
Aug 2011

106000 mi
When sold the AC compressor was definitely on its last legs and unable to keep up with Texas heat. 
Ford Five Hundred in New York, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2016
Oct 2009

61000 mi

US $380
Replaced one broken engine mount. 
Dec 2009

62000 mi

US $350
broken engine mount 
Jan 2010

64700 mi

US $300
rear brake pads and rotors replaced 
Dec 2010

84000 mi

US $466
Replaced worn tie rods on left front wheel assembly. 
Mar 2012

106000 mi

US $620
replace worn bushings  Gear shift floor plate came loose replace universal joint 
Apr 2013

117300 mi

US $308
Engine warning light came on diagnosis bad EGR valve, replaced same 
May 2014

123000 mi

US $775
Alternator died killing the battery. 
Mar 2015

124000 mi

US $125
Replaced right tie rod 
Ford Five Hundred in Tennessee, United States
Mar 2015 - Mar 2016
Apr 2015

121700 mi

US $800
Blown pcv valve 
Ford Five Hundred in Virginia, United States
Sep 2007 - Aug 2010
Oct 2009

47000 mi
Motor mount was cracked so it was replaced. 
Jan 2010

51700 mi

US $35
Had to replace left rear turn signal assembly. 
Ford Five Hundred in Wisconsin, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2015
Jul 2009

117000 mi

US $250
Rear Brakes were shot 
Feb 2010

126000 mi

US $160
Sway bars needed links, very loose. 
Aug 2010

132000 mi

US $40
resistor for fan motor 
Oct 2014

190000 mi

US $695
New rotors all the way around and pads 
Jun 2015

197000 mi

US $1500
both control arms,battery,and two tires 

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2006 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 CVT AWD

Ford Five Hundred in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2011 - Dec 2013
Nov 2013

115000 mi
Passenger side mirror shorted out and started to burn. Problem was the puddle light,finallt blew fuse but that took out interior lights, lighted headlight switch, 
Ford Five Hundred in Connecticut, United States
Mar 2009 - Jul 2016
Feb 2016

68700 mi

US $320
replaced rear brake pads and rotors. 
Mar 2016

69000 mi

US $560
engine mount, dealer asked for over $400 for entire part. I did myself to change only the upper shock mount, costed less than $10. Changed the upper shock mount. 
Ford Five Hundred in California, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2016
May 2016

101300 mi
Coolant hose leaking. Was replaced. Transmission pan gasket leaking Leaks from both valve cover gaskets, oil pan gasket, and front crank seal. Replaced gaskets. 
Ford Five Hundred in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2013 - Mar 2016
Sep 2015

102920 mi

C $375
Alternator replaced 
Ford Five Hundred in Washington, United States
Sep 2012 - Jul 2016
Nov 2015

72000 mi

US $825
Front struts replaced, tires and alignment at same time Replaced left front headlight. Problem with connection 
Ford Five Hundred in New York, United States
Feb 2010 - Jan 2014
Jun 2010

35000 mi

US $126
sway bar end link. 
Mar 2011

68000 mi
Back brake pads and rotors. 
Feb 2012

88000 mi

US $150
front brakes and rotors 
Ford Five Hundred in Minnesota, United States
Jun 2006 - Jun 2014
Jul 2007

15000 mi
Windshield was replaced due to flaw in windshield manuafacturing process 
Jan 2008

22000 mi
roof trim piece came off while driving, piece was replaced and reinstalled 
May 2008

26000 mi
Recall on rear brakes - replaced under recall notice. 
May 2011

71300 mi
something in the steering linkage 
Jun 2011

72413 mi

US $100
inspected and found loose sway bar links - replaced. L lInk and R link - customer paid ESP deductible 
Nov 2011

80700 mi

US $900
Replaced top motor mount 
Apr 2014

119000 mi

US $233
Engine running rough. Service light on. 1 cylinder misfiring. Coil wires worn through - repaired wires 
Ford Five Hundred in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007

25000 mi
Transmission fluid leak at bottom of tranny pan. Retorqued tanny cover bolts. Did NOT solve problem 
Ford Five Hundred in Ohio, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Jan 2007

5000 mi
knock when turning wheel to near the steering stops(greased something in front end). pass through seat latch on paasenger side needed adjustment(squeaks)(dealer couldn't reproduce noise). dash compartment door replaced. 
Dec 2007

14000 mi
it was the last day for the brake warranty extension for those "crappy?" brakes i blew it off till i couldn't get it done for free by FORD. didn't seem to think it needed them but they thought so. so i got new back brakes for free after they had to put ne 
Ford Five Hundred in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2007 - Mar 2016
Sep 2008

14000 mi
Both rear doors were filling with water. Cause: Design defect. Seeds from overhead trees blocked door drainage. Used a pen to unblock drain holes. 
Aug 2013

66000 mi

US $400
Broken engine mount Engine light on. Bad gas cap. 
Mar 2015

78000 mi

US $300
Replaced on both wheels in front 
Oct 2015

84000 mi

US $400
Oxygen sensor bad 
Ford Five Hundred in Washington, United States
Sep 2006 - Sep 2011
Apr 2009

38000 mi
Never a problem but asked about TSB and since I qualified, they replaced brakes.  
Sep 2011

60000 mi

US $100
Rotary noise coming from from of vehicle. The passenger side half shaft was replaced under warranty. 
Ford Five Hundred in New York, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2011
Aug 2010

72000 mi
Transmission went, had the vehicle towed to dealer. Ford denied warranty. internal problem with transmission they wanted over $5000.00 to replace transmission. refused repair. Will repair myself. Very pissed off Ford owner! 
Ford Five Hundred in Iowa, United States
May 2007 - Dec 2013
Dec 2007

26000 mi
rear brake pad excessive wear. turned all rotors and replace pads.  also greased wheel stops due to squeaking. 
Apr 2008

31000 mi
Clamp on EVAP canister loose. 
Ford Five Hundred in Connecticut, United States
Mar 2006 - Mar 2009
Dec 2006

16000 mi
The lid on top of the dash was delaminating causing bumps on the surface when the hot sun beat down on it. It took the shop about 10 min. to replace and a good job was done. Also a door seal was ordered for the L/R door becauseit keeps coming loose from t 
Jan 2007

16000 mi
I stated in Dec that the L/R door seal was ordered because it kept becoming detatched from the door frame. Service was done to do so and I was again very satified with the fast service and good work. It took the service dept about 15 mins. to replace whil 
May 2007

18000 mi
Rear pads ended up metal to metal in 18000 Mi. and when I questioned dealership about this, they acknowledged that there was a TSB for this because of wrong compound in the rear pads. They also replaced the rotors. The front brakes are very slightly worn. 
Jun 2008

32000 mi
I have not had to have any repair work on our 500 since Jan 08 other than regular oil changes and tire rotations. It is pretty hard to grade our service dept's proficiency because of this vehicle's reliability. 
Dec 2008

36000 mi
After rotating tires and checking brake wear, I decided to replace the rear pads because they were getting close to their service life. I felt they wore a bit prematurely (16k miles) because the original rear brakes were replaced under a TSB at 20k miles. 

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2006 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Five Hundred in Louisiana, United States
Apr 2006 - Sep 2011
Jan 2007

12000 mi
Bolster on rear passenger-side seat defective. Replaced with new bolster under warranty. 
Apr 2007

14890 mi
Groan or squeak during turns. Replaced steering stops. 
May 2007

16000 mi
Reported unacceptable amount of brake dust to rear wheels; dealer replaced brake pads on all four wheels. 
Aug 2007

19000 mi
Steering stops required greasing, even though they had been replaced about 6 months prior. 
Dec 2008

35000 mi
Tear in driver's seat leather at stitching; part ordered. Occasional hesitation or clunk, as if transmission slipping. Told could not replicate. Informed dealer of TSB for problem. Dealer will look into when they replace the seat cover on the driver's side. 
Feb 2009

36000 mi
Took car in to have driver's seat cover replaced. Dealer replaced wrong seat cover (pass side). New seat covers ordered for BOTH front seats. Said valve body in transmission defective. At first, they were going to replace it per the TSB. Then they decided to just update the software, despite the TSB instructing them to do replace the valve body. Seems to be doing better. 
Jul 2009

44000 mi

US $400
Grinding noise from rear; had to replace both rear rotors and pads. Funny because rear brakes replaced under TSB at 16000 miles.... 
Jun 2010

61000 mi

US $175
A/C compressor went out and had to be replaced 
Mar 2011

70000 mi

US $100
Rough shifting. Dealer replaced throttle body and top engine mount. Replaced washer fluid reservoir. Float was broken in original causing "Low Washer Fluid" to illuminate in message center on start-up 
Ford Five Hundred in Wisconsin, United States
Dec 2006 - Apr 2014
Jan 2007

30000 mi
REAR SHOCKS MAKING A RATTLING NOISE. FORD DEALERSHIP TECH DETERMINED THEY WERE WORN OUT AND REQUIRED REPLACEMENT 
Mar 2008

64000 mi

US $123
Hard start, gas smell. Amery Ford Reprogrammed the PCM and it runs great! 
Aug 2010

132000 mi

US $45
Replaced front brake pads. The original set lasted 132,000 miles. Original were not completely worn out but one pad had a crack in the lining. 
May 2012

177500 mi

US $34
RH Blend Door Motor 
Oct 2012

187000 mi
Replaced the original battery 
Feb 2013

196000 mi

US $225
Replaced worn alternator with Motorcraft Reman 
Jul 2013

205700 mi

US $75
Replaced brake linings 
Ford Five Hundred in Tennessee, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2016
Jun 2015

173000 mi
Transmission shifting poorly, full transmission fluid flush done. Shifting improved, but not fully corrected. 
Feb 2016

182000 mi

US $250
Leaking power steering rack 
Ford Five Hundred in Alabama, United States
Jun 2006 - Oct 2013
Jun 2012

60000 mi

US $600
Not cooling, compressor replaced 
Ford Five Hundred in Michigan, United States
Apr 2013 - Jul 2015
Jun 2013

75000 mi

US $200
Linkages on rear were broken; replaced. 
Aug 2013

82300 mi

US $100
Alert to check electrical system, not charging; replaced alternator. 
Jun 2015

107000 mi

US $400
EGR valve failed, required replacement. Engine placement apparently makes this a bit more labor intensive than expected. 
Ford Five Hundred in Nevada, United States
Jul 2010 - Sep 2014
Feb 2011

66500 mi

US $30
Replaced stabilizer end link that was making a rattle while going over bumps.  
Jul 2011

70000 mi
Check Engine Light was on showing a P0402 indicating that the exhaust valve in the ERG was open. Pushed the connection with the sensor in and the check engine light went away. 
Sep 2014

125000 mi

US $280
Replaced rear brake pads and rotors. Needed to replace the passenger rear brake caliper since it seized. 

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2006 Ford Five Hundred 4-door

6-cylinder CVT AWD

Ford Five Hundred in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2007 - Mar 2010
Jan 2008

38440 mi
Seal leak in water pump. New pump installed. 

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