2005 Ford Crown Victoria Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Ford Crown Victoria
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria Problemsgear oil leaking past the seals. Gear oil will leak onto the brake backing plate, brakes, and wheels.
A spring in the seat belt buckle may wear or fail, causing the airbag light on the instrument panel to illuminate. Failed buckles will require replacement.
Catalytic converter failure is common. Internal components become loose, causing a rattle or creating back pressure in the exhaust.
2005 Ford Crown Victoria Questions
Car not idilng after start up but will start everytime. No throttle response when I touch the gas
2005 Ford Crown Victoria Recalls
Certain vehicles are being recalled because the upper intermediate steering shaft could separate resulting in loss of steering control. This recall includes models previously recalled under campaign #13V-385, these vehicles may have been incorrectly repaired. Dealers will inspect and replace the upper immediate shaft if necessary. If the steering column lower bearing has separated, a retainer clip will be installed.
The intermediate shafts connect the steering column to the steering gear. Vehicles in areas where salt is used to de-ice the roads are being recalled because severe corrosion can damage the lower intermediate steering shaft. This can cause the upper intermediate shaft to collapse and separate at the lower steering column bearing. Separation will result in complete loss of steering ability. Dealers will replace the lower intermediate steering shaft and inspect the upper intermediate shaft and steering column lower bearing for damage, they will be repaired or replaced as necessary. If the steering column lower bearing has separated, a retainer clip will be installed.
Additionally, Vehicle owners located where salt is not used who have concerns regarding their steering will have a one-time option to have their vehicles inspected and, if necessary, repaired.
The battery cable includes a fusible link that may contact the #2 cross member. Over time, this contact could damage the fusible link. The damaged link could overheat and lead to a fire. Dealers will inspect the fusible link and position it away from the cross member. A damaged fusible link will be replaced. This recall is expected to begin on November 18, 2005. The Ford recall number is 05S38.
2005 Ford Crown Victoria Reviews
Review #2 crown vic dark blue p coat,roof i painted with hot rod flaz dark blue,looks ok.At 85000 the heater select motor is bad,and is stuck on defrost,have to remove dash to get to it,well maybe.still runs great 25ish on highway,leather still good inside.
bought my crnvic in 2006,a leftover 05.had trouble with the brakes the first month,and until i replaced them with aftermarket parts the problem never went away,though the dealer really tried to fix it.the lighting module went out about 38000 miles,which turns on the headlights.both of my catalytic converters have been replaced and are bad again.Ford has a problem with dark blue pearl coat,and t...
,so far is the best car i have, if you decide to own one ,is very fun car very big in side .people fear to see you