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2006 Ford Five Hundred repairs by problem area

Chart based on 86 repairs.

2006 Ford Five Hundred 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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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 

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2006 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 CVT AWD

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 - Jun 2015
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 
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 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 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. 
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 

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2006 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

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 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 

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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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2006 Ford Five Hundred Repair Histories

75 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Ford Five Hundred. 27 of these members (36%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 86 repairs to 2006 Ford Five Hundreds--an average of 1.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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