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2005 Ford Five Hundred Suspension Problems and Repair Histories

82 TrueDelta members own a 2005 Ford Five Hundred. 16 of these members (19.5%) have reported suspension and steering repairs for their car. A total of 17 suspension and steering repairs to 2005 Ford Five Hundreds--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2005 Ford Five Hundred problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2005 Ford Five Hundred problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2005 Ford Five Hundred problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2005 Ford Five Hundred repairs by problem area

24% of the 2005 Ford Five Hundred repairs were to the engine, 14% to the transmission, 14% to the brakes, 15% to the suspension, 29% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 1% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 111 repairs.

2005 Ford Five Hundred suspension and steering repair cost distribution

Of the 2005 Ford Five Hundred suspension and steering repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 5% cost less than $100, 51% between $100 and $499, 19% between $500 and $999, 22% between $1000 and $2499, and 3% more than $2500.

Chart based on 37 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2005 Ford Five Hundred

Engine not specified

Ford Five Hundred in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 20000    
21000 0 creaking noise when you turn the wheel hard, like when pulling into a parking spot 
 

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2005 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 CVT AWD

Ford Five Hundred in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2007 13000    
44000 0 Front stabilizer links were replaced 
68700 0 Sway bar links 
82000 35 replaced outer tie rod... 
86000  
Ford Five Hundred in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2010 72000    
96000 2000 Rear struts were bottomed out. Rear struts were replaced, fixing the problem. 
109000  
Ford Five Hundred in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 57000    
60000 100 Front strut mounts (TSB) All coil springs (low ride height) 
 
Ford Five Hundred in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2007 28000    
51000 100 Noticed dry "grinding" and clunking noise when turning wheel. Dealer lubed front chassis and issue was resolved. 
74000 300 older issue with front steering "creaking/groaning" when turning wheels. dealer told me they talked to Ford tech, but did not specify what they did to fix issue. Issue returned later, but much less than before. 
147300 1200 Front driver end "clunking" and feeling loose, especially when going over rough pavement/potholes. Took to dealer. Top of strut housing worn. 
158700 100 Power steering pump was making "whirring" noises. Upon repair of oil pump, discovered metal shavings & leaking connection on power stering pump. replaced. 
193000  
Ford Five Hundred in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2005 6000    
29000 0 Front stabilizer bars were loose causing front end to hit hard on bumps and make noise when hitting bumps in the road. 
 
Ford Five Hundred in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2005 14000    
26000 0 TSB for front suspension - noise when turning or when going over small bumps 
 

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2005 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Five Hundred in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2012 99000    
105000 20 Stabilizer was broke. Bought a replacement for 18.00 at Advance Auto and did self-repair. Driver side ball joint was bad. Had to replace the whole lower arm. Brand new cost was $420. Called local junkyard and found one for $60.00. 
122000  
Ford Five Hundred in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2007 42000    
74000 50 Sway bar linkage(front and rear) replaced. 
86000 900 replaced sway bar end links. Replaced passenger side lower control arm/ball joint. 
89000  

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2005 Ford Five Hundred 4-door

6-cylinder CVT AWD

Ford Five Hundred in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 13000    
20000 0 right link needed replacement 
 

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