2006 Ford Five Hundred Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Ford Five Hundred
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2006 Ford Five Hundred ProblemsCheck Engine Light and Poor Throttle Response
A defective electronic throttle body (ETB) can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate and could have limited to no throttle response. Our technicians tall us that replacing the electronic throttle body will commonly correct this concern.
The entire dashboard flashes, the back lights and alarm go off when driving forward. it idles up and down. it loses power when driving even when the gas pedal is to the floor, it will not pick up speed. I was told by local ford dealer that it was the instrument cluster but that is far from what's really wrong with car. It has not been fixed!!!! The car still does everything listed above.
The automatic transmission may develop shifting concerns. On lower mileage vehicles, upgrading the software in the powertrain control module (PCM) and the transmission control module (TCM) may correct the problem. As the mileage increases, internal transmission damage can occur. Repairs could involve replacement of the valve body or a complete transmission rebuild. Whenever major transmission repairs are made, it is important to be sure the PCM and the TCM have the latest software updates to help prevent these issues from reoccurring.
2006 Ford Five Hundred QuestionsHave Ford issued a recall for the throttle body as of yet on the five hundreds? (1 answer)
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Ford needs to ReCall! Must someone get HURT/Other ! Ford knows this existence ! WHAT DO I DO? Try trading this one in with this kind of PROFILE ! FORD NEEDS TO FIX as this is dangerous !