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Ford Five Hundred repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (29%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (5%)

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Ford Five Hundred brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (23%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (38%)

< $100 (23%)

Chart based on 13 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Ford Five Hundred

Engine not specified

26000 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

33000 mi

US $650
Sensor for traction control system is "shorted out". Indicator light on dash comes on at random. Estimated cost to repair will be $500.00. Chose not to repair at this time. 

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2007 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

161000 mi

US $1800
Replaced worn front calipers. 
75000 mi

US $1000
Rear caliper froze and brake pad wore out prematurely. Replaced both rear rotors, pads and calipers. 

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2006 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 CVT FWD

130400 mi

US $1400
Brakes 

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2006 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 CVT AWD

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

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2006 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

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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2005 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 CVT FWD

155000 mi

US $568
Rear brake replacement. Rotors calipers and pads. 

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2005 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 CVT AWD

90000 mi

US $28
Driver rear ABS sensor fault..Replaced abs sensor,but the sensor broke so I had to remove the hub to make sure there was no part of the old sensor..Areal pain.. 
60000 mi

US $100
Front Calipers 
100000 mi

US $365
Noticed "heated" metal coming fom back of car. Noticed right back wheel was very hot. Took car to friend mechanic. Discovered brake caliper was sticking. Had to order new brake caliper, 2 sets of brake disks+ Brake pads. Parts cost $265.00. 
169000 mi

US $400
Vibration noticed on car. Right back rotor/caliper was sticking. Replaced both caliper and both sets of disc brakes/pads. also replaced brake disc fluid as it was getting dark. 

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2005 Ford Five Hundred 4dr Sedan

203-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed automatic FWD

110000 mi

US $160
first time front brakes were repaired in 109,000 miles!! Rear brakes still fine. 

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