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1.9

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
86,610 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2005 Ford Crown Victoria Owner Comments

problem #11

Mar 252014

Crown Victoria

  • 167,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns 2005 Ford Crown Victoria. The contact stated that while driving 30 mph, the headlights suddenly failed. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who diagnosed that the light control module needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 167,000 and the current mileage was 168,045.

- Temple, TX, USA

problem #10

Nov 142012

Crown Victoria 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 53,535 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Crown Victoria. The contact stated that while driving approximately 35 mph with the headlights in activation, the headlights suddenly failed to illuminate. The vehicle was maneuvered to the side of the road where the engine was turned off. Upon restarting, the headlights began to operate normally for several moments before the failure recurred. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer twice. The headlight switch was replaced and the dash mat removed. The failure recurred the following day. The vehicle was not further repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 53,535. Updated 1/15/13 updated 1/25/13

- Ridgecrest, CA, USA

problem #9

Oct 012011

Crown Victoria 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles
The contact own a 2005 Ford Crown Victoria. The contact stated that the headlights failed. The failure began as an intermittent failure until progressively becoming worse. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer and the manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 100,000. Updated 04/13/12 the consumer stated a recall would suffice in order to address the problem. However, Ford has failed to make such recalls concerning the matter of the dim & high beam head light failures. Instead, the owner is forced to purchase a lighting control module repair kit, which is said to fix the problem. However, the module does not fix the high beams and as a result. The owner must only drive with the low beams. Updated 04/20/12

- Greenville, NC, USA

problem #8

Feb 012012

Crown Victoria 8-cyl

  • 75,579 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The headlights turn off while driving. Sometimes they turn back on and sometimes they do not turn back on. Reference NHTSA action number peo8066.

- St. Charles, IL, USA

problem #7

Nov 162011

Crown Victoria 8-cyl

  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Crown Victoria. The contact stated while driving approximately 50 mph his headlights failed and did not come back on. The vehicle was not inspected by a dealer nor had it been repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and offered no assistance. The failure mileage was approximately 100,000. Updated 02/01/12 updated 02/08/12

- West Bend, WI, USA

problem #6

Aug 152010

Crown Victoria 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Crown Victoria. The contact was driving at various speeds with the headlights on when suddenly, they shut off. The high beam headlights were engaged and the control mechanism was manually held while driving in order for the headlights to remain illuminated. The vehicle was not repaired nor was the failure diagnosed. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 80,000. Updated 10/4/11 updated 10/24/11

- North Edwards, CA, USA

problem #5

Jun 142011

Crown Victoria

  • 143,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Headlights go out without warning while driving. Must pull & hold dimmer lever to engage "bright" lights to have any illumination of the street.

- Burleson, TX, USA

problem #4

Jul 302010

Crown Victoria

  • 84,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Crown Victoria. While traveling 60 mph the contact heard a clicking sound inside the vehicle, within a few days the contact noticed that the headlights suddenly shut off without warning. The vehicle was not diagnosed and there were no prior warnings. The failure mileage was 84000 and the current mileage was 88000.

- Davisburg, MI, USA

problem #3

Jun 012009

Crown Victoria

  • 79,500 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Ford Crown Victoria. The contact stated that the headlights failed on his vehicle. The headlights do not illuminate at night and he cannot see where he is driving. The manufacturer will not assist unless NHTSA issues a recall. The failure mileage was 79,500.

- Sterling, VA, USA

problem #2

Aug 182008

Crown Victoria

  • 98 miles
I recently began having headlight trouble when my headlights started to shut off while I was driving. I own a 2005 Ford Crown Victoria I still had my dash lights and tail lights working. Apparently it is some sort of design flaw in the lcm and it only applies to the low beams and constant on high beam function. The flash to pass function will still work though when it was malfunctioning. It seems to be on the lcm or lighting control module.

- Accokeek , MD, USA

problem #1

Nov 152003

Crown Victoria 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles
1995 Ford Crown Victoria [xxx] upper and lower ball joints needed to be replaced. Tie rod and pitman arm replaced. Gas tank leaks. Moisture on piston which threw a rod and broke block. Headlight lenses turned dark orange. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6)

- Miami, FL, USA

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