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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,375 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2006 Ford Five Hundred brakes problems

brakes problem

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2006 Ford Five Hundred Owner Comments

problem #6

Jun 202006

Five Hundred 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Ford Five hundred. According to the dealer, the brake pads rub the rotors and heat the pads and rotors during stopping. The contact noticed the failure while driving 30 mph. The vehicle was taken to the dealer once and they acknowledged the failure and extended the warranty. The current mileage was 5,800 and failure mileage was 1.

- Prescott, AZ, USA

problem #5

Jul 012007

Five Hundred 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 30,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Ford Five hundred. The contact heard a grinding noise coming from the rear of the vehicle when he shifted into reverse. The rear brakes would also continuously grind. The dealer stated that the rear brakes and rotors caused the failure. As of October 24, 2007, the dealer had not repaired the vehicle updated 11/14/07

- Rincon , GA, USA

problem #4

Jun 302007

Five Hundred 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 37,249 miles
Had to replace rear left and right brake disc pad and rotors @ 37,249 miles.. received 12/27/07 64200. Updated 12/12/07

- Cornelius, NC, USA

problem #3

Apr 202007

Five Hundred

  • Automatic transmission
  • 23,000 miles


Rear brakes went out at 23,000 miles. Needed new rotors and pads. Ford makes disposable rotors, in that they can't be turned or resurfaced. They are throw away rotors, and I had to buy all new ones at $100 a piece. Why did rear go out before front" why does Ford make disposable parts" don't know, but it is a shame and a rip off.

- Gustine, CA, USA

problem #2

Jun 062007

Five Hundred

  • Automatic transmission
  • 21,000 miles
Within four days of oil/lube and filter the rear brakes and rotors needed to be completely replaced on the 2005 Ford 500 with 20,000 miles. It cost $375, not covered under warranty or by dealer.

- Tacoma, WA, USA

problem #1

Sep 152006

Five Hundred 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 17,000 miles
: the contact stated the brake rotors and pads wore out quickly. The contact expressed there was too much brake dust in the rear brakes. The service dealer did not find any problem.

- Decatur, GA, USA

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