Recall List for the 2005 Ford Crown Victoria

Official recalls have been issued for the 2005 Ford Crown Victoria by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Ford service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Ford customer service.

  1. 2005 Ford Crown Victoria EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #15V861000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 22, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 296,004

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2003-2005 Ford Crown Victoria and Mercury Grand Marquis vehicles manufactured October 3, 2001, to August 2, 2005. The affected vehicles have a lighting control module (LCM) that may fail, resulting in a loss of headlights.

    Consequence: A loss of headlights can reduce driver visibility and increase the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the LCM, free of charge. Interim letters informing owners that parts are not yet available were mailed on January 19, 2016. A second notice will be mailed when remedy parts are available in the first quarter of 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S39. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V861000 »

  2. 2005 Ford Crown Victoria STEERING:RACK AND PINION:PINION SHAFT NHTSA Campaign #14V704000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 05, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 36,888

    Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria, 2005-2011 Mercury Grand Marquis vehicles manufactured March 23, 2004, to August 30, 2011, and 2005-2011 Lincoln Town Car vehicles manufactured March 8, 2004, to August 30, 2011, and on which the upper intermediate shaft was serviced during the course of safety recall 13V-385. The prior repairs may not have been correctly performed.

    Consequence: Improper servicing of the upper intermediate shaft could cause the shaft to separate, which can then result in a loss of steering control, and increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Ford will notify the owners of vehicles whose repair records reflect that the upper intermediate steering shaft was repaired during the course of the prior recall 13V-385. Dealers will inspect and replace the upper immediate shaft if necessary free of charge. The recall began November 17, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S25. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V704000 »

  3. 2005 Ford Crown Victoria STEERING NHTSA Campaign #13V385000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 29, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 355,000

    Summary: Ford is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria (including Crown Victoria Police Interceptors), Mercury Grand Marquis, and Lincoln Town Car vehicles. The affected vehicles are currently registered or were originally sold in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Severe corrosion can seize the lower intermediate shaft which may cause the upper intermediate shaft to collapse and the steering column lower bearing to separate.

    Consequence: If the lower bearing separates, the vehicle may experience a loss of steering, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Ford will notify owners and dealers will replace the lower intermediate shaft, free of charge. The upper intermediate shaft and steering column lower bearing will be inspected to identify any damage that may have occurred as a result of lower intermediate shaft corrosion, and repaired or replaced as necessary. If the steering column lower bearing has separated, a retainer clip will be installed. The recall began on October 23, 2013. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall number is 13S08. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V385000 »

  4. 2005 Ford Crown Victoria FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE NHTSA Campaign #06E056000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 13, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 58,640

    Summary: Certain aftermarket fuel filters sold under the purolator brand name, P/N F65277, shipped from January 16 through June 2, 2006, for use on the above listed passenger vehicles. Due to incorrect design, the quick connectors may not fully seat with the tube interface, even though the person making the connection may believe that the quick connector is fully attached.

    Consequence: Failure of this connection could lead to fuel spillage and, in the presence of an ignition source, a fire could occur.

    Actions: Ufi will notify owners and replace the filters free of charge. The recall began on August 4, 2006. Owners may contact ufi filters usa at 800-230-5876. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E056000 »

  5. 2005 Ford Crown Victoria ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES NHTSA Campaign #05V518000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 09, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 98,836

    Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, the battery cable includes a fusible link that may contact and subsequently chafe on a #2 cross member attaching bolt.

    Consequence: This condition may result in heat damage and could lead to a fire.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the fusible link and position it away from the cross member bolt. If the fusible link has already chafed and copper wires have been exposed, the fusible link will be replaced. The recall began on November 18, 2005. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673, or Lincoln/Mercury at 1-800-521-4140. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V518000 »

  6. 2005 Ford Crown Victoria ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH NHTSA Campaign #05V206000

    • Date Announced: MAY 09, 2005
    • Vehicles Affected: 132,800

    Summary: On certain police interceptors (cvpi) and commercial heavy duty (taxi) vehicles, at extremely high operating temperatures, the sound insulating panel, located under the vehicle positioned between the exhaust system and the underbody, could sag and possibly contact the surface of the catalytic converter.

    Consequence: If this occurs, the insulator might experience charring of the outer layer, burning odor, or smoke which may ultimately result in a fire.

    Actions: Dealers will remove the existing dash insulator and install a revised design insulator pad free of charge. The recall began on June 3, 2005. Owners may contact Ford at 1-800-392-3673. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #05V206000 »

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