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8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
43,104 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace module (1 reports)
2004 Ford Thunderbird electrical problems

electrical problem

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2004 Ford Thunderbird Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 012014

Thunderbird 3.9L, V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 43,104 miles

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

This is the fifth time this 2004 Thunderbird has had to be returned to the dealer for the failure of one or more coil-on-plug ignition module. These are a known problem by Ford, but they refuse to do a simple recall. They claim the defect is not 'life threatening'. Ford has extended the warranty on these modules to 100,000 miles,----- or, 10 years from the car's in-service date. If the car's warranty on this is not over the mileage barrier, it will soon be out by the time restriction for most TB owners.

This is a warranty job, but I still loose a full day of the car and the expense of taking and retrieving it. I have now had six of the coil modules replaced. Hopefully the other two will go before my 10 years is up this fall.

- , DeLand, FL, USA

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