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2007 Ford Five Hundred repairs by problem area

Chart based on 72 repairs.

2007 Ford Five Hundred repair cost distribution

Chart based on 23 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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2007 Ford Five Hundred

Engine not specified

Ford Five Hundred in Connecticut, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

27000 mi
Antilock brake indicator remained lit. Dealer found premature breakwear and def sensor in AWD system. Brakes repaired under factory service bulletin and sensor repaired under warranty. 

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2007 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 CVT AWD

Ford Five Hundred in Ohio, United States
Oct 2007 - Nov 2011
Oct 2007

10280 mi
Had intermittent traction control light-turns out to be the rear differential control module and pump. This is the second 500 that I have had it on and had problems with both units. This one at 10,000, my 2005 at 47,000. send your story to shane.mattix 
Jan 2010

54000 mi

US $2000
all wheel drive stopped working 
Ford Five Hundred in West Virginia, United States
Jun 2007 - Jun 2013
Jul 2007

9000 mi
Engine hood required excessive force to properly latch. Dealer adjusted the frame latch; however in doing so mis-aligned the hood, striped metal bolt, and destroyed plastic rivets. I re-aligned hood myself and replaced plastic rivets. 
Nov 2010

95300 mi

US $23
Several display dash lights out. Steering Wheel controls for radio and speed control intermittently working. 
Mar 2011

100000 mi
Pressure sensor in AWD system failed. AWD system was not functional. Oil leak on rear valve cover gasket. Gasket replaced. Radio controls on steering wheel worked sometimes. Replaced switch cluster. Lights out in dash. All bulbs replaced. 
Mar 2013

155000 mi
Low idle surging, caused UN-intended acceleration. TSB issued indicated re-flash of computer and cleaning of throttle body. Issue is fixed. Auto load level shock on drivers side rear would not come back up to factory ride height after load removed. 
Ford Five Hundred in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2007 - May 2013
Apr 2009

22000 mi
A worn left front wheel bearing Defective rear brake pads. Rear pads, rotors and front pads replaced. 
Apr 2011

55300 mi
Left front wheel bearing was making noise. The dealer replaced it. Coverer under warrantee 
Ford Five Hundred in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2009 - Jun 2014
Mar 2009

13020 mi

C $300
Rear pads had been replaced as per recall however the new pads and original rotors made subdude noise. Had new pads and new rear rotors installed. All is now normal. 
Apr 2010

27342 mi
sqweaks in front suspention. components greased. 
Jun 2014

-1240 mi

C $330
left and right upper mounts replaced 

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2007 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Five Hundred in Minnesota, United States
Jan 2009 - Sep 2011
Jan 2010

46000 mi
Catalytic converter flange cracked--part ordered. New catalytic converter flange installed. 
Ford Five Hundred in Maryland, United States
Sep 2008 - Mar 2010
Feb 2009

8100 mi
Replaced alternator after two emergency jump-starts on original battery; one emergency call on new replacement battery. Good service. 
Mar 2009

8000 mi

US $40
Car lock transmitter failed. Ordered one over Internet and programmed it myself; working alright. Total cost: $40, compared to estimated dealer cost of $80.  
Ford Five Hundred in Missouri, United States
May 2008 - Apr 2015
Jun 2009

26000 mi
chrome on gear shift started to come loose replaced shifter knob 
Sep 2009

32000 mi
power supply on radio went out, radio replaced under warranty 
Feb 2010

45300 mi
crankshaft seal replaced under warranty 
Ford Five Hundred in California, United States
Oct 2007 - Jun 2015
Nov 2008

32000 mi
Rear brakes done under warranty. 
Jan 2009

37000 mi
Back seat broke, fixed under warranty. 
Ford Five Hundred in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2009 - Jan 2011
Mar 2009

36000 mi
Excess brake wear on rear brakes with noise and excessive brake dust. This was a TCB item which I found on the 500/Taurus website. 
Oct 2009

44000 mi

US $270
Vehicle would not start, had to jump start and then delivered to dealer. Mechanic troubleshot and found alternator not working and the battery had been discharged too bad to hold a recharge. Replaced both. 

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2007 Ford Five Hundred Repair Histories

62 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2007 Ford Five Hundred. 25 of these members (40.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 72 repairs to 2007 Ford Five Hundreds--an average of 1.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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