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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 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 Five Hundred transmission problems

transmission problem

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2005 Ford Five Hundred Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 012005

Five Hundred 6-cyl

  • miles

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

Upon putting the vehicle in park it will put itself into reverse. This happened twice. Going down hill the at 50 mph the speedometer will drop to 20 mph. Losing two to two and one half miles to a gallon. Contacted the dealer. Took the vehicle in. Ford had the vehicle for four weeks. Ford stated there was nothing wrong with the vehicle. However, the problem recurred.

- West Suffield, CT, USA

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