Half the cost I paid for the car!! I was luck that I can still survive. I brought the vehicle to a chain repair facility which told me that I needed new rear calipers. The car would jump and sputter but every time the dealership came to the same conclusion, nothing wrong with the vehicle. Complaint Number: 10307039 Incident Date: January 14, 2010 Date Added to File: February 6, 2010 Description of the Complaint: My wife has a 2005 ford 500 and we witness a sudden lurch when shifting the vehicle out of park, andeven at times where we are at a standstill. The current mileage was approximately 41,000. Vehicle has 73,000 miles and now transmission has to be replaced.
The contact called the manufacturer and was informed that no compensation would be provided because her vehicle was not under warranty. Will require a new transmission for sure, this is the last ford. If he were to look on the net , as I did after I bought this car , he may have been educated a little more about the problems most other owners are having just like mine. If you do not feel it shift. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealership where the contact was informed that the transmission needed to be replaced. When placing the vehicle into reverse, she heard a loud noise coming from the engine.
Complaint Number: 10275228 Incident Date: May 30, 2009 Date Added to File: June 29, 2009 Description of the Complaint: Transmission in ford five hundred is going bad at 65,000. The vehicle was then taken to a repair shop where the contact was informed that the motor mount was broken and it was replaced. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. This would have created a fatal chain reaction we could have been crushed in. The original fix in july 2010 was covered under warranty. I'm assuming he has enough fliud in it. Told it is the throttle body and have been waiting for part as it is on backorder.
This has happened several times before. After reading all the complaints and issues, why hasn't something been done? A few weeks later the light came on and the transmission wouldn't shift again. I just paid this thing off in May of 2012, This really pisses me off. I have taken my car to the local ford dealer for service. You start to move from a traffic light and it will go slowly then jump to about 4k to 6k on the tachometer and at that point the car stalls and you are about to be rear ended by other drivers due to the car stalling. The failure mileage was 44,000 and current mileage was 48,000. We took it to our repair shop and they were mystified so they sent it to their transmission specialty shop.
As far as the car goes it gets decent gas mileage and has a good ride. Ford has not issued a recall, only a service alert for a fix that does not work. Complaint Number: 10241763 Incident Date: September 1, 2008 Date Added to File: September 10, 2008 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2005 ford five hundred. Loss of all acceleration transmission illuminated. However, it did not resolve the problem. Ford has a serious problem here and they are not owning up to it! While visibility was one factor behind the higher seating position, safety was another as well. Transmission problems should be taken more seriously.
The vehicle has not been repaired. The failure mileage was 44,000 and current mileage was 48,000. We have contacted our local ford dealership and we keep getting told its the air filter being dirty. Transmission and engine lights still come on, and transmission is sluggish. Ford applied the service alert fix by replacing the throttle body and refreshing the pcm. The interior volume is far superior to the current Ford Crown Victoria, which makes up most of the police cruisers and taxicabs in the country.
TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. You can bet that a few years ago in the design studios of Chrysler and Ford, the 300 was seen as a big risk and the Five Hundred was seen as a safe bet. His name is Schnookims and I'm probably stuck with him till he is totaled. The Chrysler 300 with a 3. I had to have the engine replaced at 54k miles. I'm assuming he has enough fliud in it.
As a result, the engine would lose some of its power whenever the contact decelerated. According to ford they have known of this problem but only offer selling you a new transmission which they should be responsible for since they built the product even if the factory warranty is gone. It turns out that they have another five hundred in the shop getting its transmission replaced because of the same problems. Marking the debut of the Ford D3 platform, the Five Hundred marked several firsts for full-size Ford vehicles, including the first front-wheel drive layout, first all-wheel drive option, first unibody chassis, and the first version sold without a V8 engine. They said they could not duplicate the issue, however they said there was a computer technician log that suggested a reset. This was the 3rd time in a 2.
I had previous issues with the ebrake, also. On occasions when the accelerator is depressed the car does not move it stutters, I even tried to depress the gas pedal to the floor and still nothing. Power and Associates report last year revealed that polarizing car designs sell better than those that evoke no strong emotion in either direction. I found out this cars have a great amount of failures on record ford 500 2005 please help Complaint Number: 10419561 Incident Date: December 12, 2010 Date Added to File: August 15, 2011 Description of the Complaint: The car accelerates by itself and transmission is not performing correctly as it does not accelerate after braking after the transmission warms up , they said it was throttlebody but replaced that and trans fluid but still have same trouble after about 30 miles of driving. This could get people killed and it should be recalled no ifs ands or buts about it!!!!!! BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter.