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3.5

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
37,000 miles

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2007 Ford Five Hundred wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2007 Ford Five Hundred Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 012014

Five Hundred 6-cyl

  • 74,000 miles

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

I recently ran into a major issue with my 2007 Ford Five hundred which really scared me. I was rotating the tires on the car and when I was removing the wheel from the drivers side of the car I noticed that the wheel wobbled back and forth. At first I thought this was just a bad ball joint and purchased a new one to replace it. When I started to remove the factory installed ball joint I noticed that the nut that holds the ball joint to the lower connection joint was on the verge of coming off. I find this very disturbing as I live in a very mountainous state with many curvy roads and steep drop offs. Had this nut finished coming off while on one of these roads I may not be writing this letter. I will also contact nafta about this situation as it may be occurring on more vehicles than just mine. I would also like to be reimbursed for the part I had installed as it in itself was not defective. I have bought many Ford vehicles and will probably continue to as I think overall Ford makes a high quality car. I have since checked the other side and found no problems on the passenger side of the vehicle. Thanks for looking into this matter and I hope to hear from you soon!

- Surprise, AZ, USA

problem #1

Aug 052009

Five Hundred

  • miles
2007 Ford Five hundred tires are cracking, local tire dealer says it shouldn't be a problem....safety is not their first concern I guess. He says the pirelli P6 tires that are oem only have 50,000 mile rating to them, I have 37,000 miles and they are rotting. Tires keep going low.

- Oregon, OH, USA

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