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2006 Ford Five Hundred electrical problems

electrical problem

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2006 Ford Five Hundred Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 252008

Five Hundred 6-cyl

  • miles


2006 Ford Five hundred. Consumer states unexpected vehicle movement the consumer stated if the vehicle was not in park or the brake was not applied, it would move. The engine would spike as displayed by the tachometer and the engine could be heard accelerating. The first time the vehicle was taken to the dealer, they were unable to duplicate the problem. The second time, the vehicle was taken to the dealer, they diagnosed the problem as a bad alternator. It was sending bad signals to the PCM causing the engine to surge..

- Middletown, DE, USA

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