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2005 Ford Five Hundred repairs by problem area

Chart based on 131 repairs.

2005 Ford Five Hundred suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 8 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 Five Hundred

Engine not specified

21000 mi 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

44000 mi Front stabilizer links were replaced 
68700 mi Sway bar links 
82000 mi

US $35
replaced outer tie rod... 
92000 mi Rear sway bar links..Bottom nut was east to remove ,but the upper part ot the swat bar was a pain..I had to hacksaw the stud off..After that very easy..Parts at rockauto about 20.00 for the pair... 
95000 mi

US $220
Replaced front strut mounts and front struts 
96000 mi

US $2000
Rear struts were bottomed out. Rear struts were replaced, fixing the problem. 
60000 mi

US $100
Front strut mounts (TSB) All coil springs (low ride height) 
51000 mi

US $100
Noticed dry "grinding" and clunking noise when turning wheel. Dealer lubed front chassis and issue was resolved. 
74000 mi

US $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 mi

US $1200
Front driver end "clunking" and feeling loose, especially when going over rough pavement/potholes. Took to dealer. Top of strut housing worn. 
158700 mi

US $100
Power steering pump was making "whirring" noises. Upon repair of oil pump, discovered metal shavings & leaking connection on power stering pump. replaced. 
29000 mi Front stabilizer bars were loose causing front end to hit hard on bumps and make noise when hitting bumps in the road. 
26000 mi 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

105000 mi

US $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. 
74000 mi

US $50
Sway bar linkage(front and rear) replaced. 
86000 mi

US $900
replaced sway bar end links. Replaced passenger side lower control arm/ball joint. 

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2005 Ford Five Hundred 4-door

6-cylinder CVT AWD

20000 mi right link needed replacement 

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2005 Ford Five Hundred Suspension Problems

79 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Ford Five Hundred. 10 of these members (12.7%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 19 suspension repairs to 2005 Ford Five Hundreds--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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