hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
76,000 miles

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2006 Ford Five Hundred body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2006 Ford Five Hundred Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 292012

Five Hundred 6-cyl

  • 117,000 miles


Upon starting the vehicle this morning (first sub-freezing day here and first time the car had not been garaged), the driver door did not latch. Repeated attempts to secure the door both from inside and outside the vehicle failed. I held the door closed for a 10-minute drive and partially through the trip it partially latched and by the time I arrived at my destination the door latched and locked. This is similar to an existing recall for 2005 Ford Five hundreds (id #06V383000) but in speaking with Ford owner services I am told the recall has not extended to 2006 model year Five hundreds. I believe it is a situation to be investigated as a safety hazard.

- Catlettsburg, KY, USA

problem #1

Sep 012008

Five Hundred

  • 35,000 miles
The 2006 Ford 500 we own has problems with both rear doors. Whenever it rains, the doors fill up with water and it's almost impossible to get the water out. Some can be released by shaking the door but most stays in the door. I am worried about mold forming as well as failure of the electronic windows and door lock mechanisms. This has been occurring for some time.

- Orlando, FL, USA

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