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Most Common 2001 Ford Crown Victoria Problems

The 1997-2001 Ford Ford Crown Victoria, with a 100% plastic intake manifold, is known for engine overheating, even with normal use, and a coolant leak from the front of the manifold. This will ofte...
The heater hose outlet may leak coolant at the back of the intake manifold. Sometimes this is misdiagnosed as a leaking intake manifold gasket because it resembles a leaking manifold.
Certain police, fleet, and natural gas models may experience lower ball joint wear, requiring replacement of the front ball joints. Ford has issued a recall on certain vehicles for this condition. ...
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0 Known 2001 Ford Crown Victoria Brakes Problems

0 Known 2001 Ford Crown Victoria Drive Train Problems

1 Known 2001 Ford Crown Victoria Electrical & Lights Problem

4 Known 2001 Ford Crown Victoria Engine Problems

The 1997-2001 Ford Ford Crown Victoria, with a 100% plastic intake manifold, is known for engine overheating, even with normal use, and a coolant leak from the front of the manifold. This will ofte...
The heater hose outlet may leak coolant at the back of the intake manifold. Sometimes this is misdiagnosed as a leaking intake manifold gasket because it resembles a leaking manifold.
The 4.6L Modular V8 engine used in the Crown Victoria after 1995 is known for displaying the normal symptoms of a coolant leak, including overheating, especially when the vehicle is idling, the str...

2 Known 2001 Ford Crown Victoria Exhaust & Emissions Problems

One or more oxygen sensors may fail resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.

0 Known 2001 Ford Crown Victoria Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2001 Ford Crown Victoria Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2001 Ford Crown Victoria Miscellaneous Problems

2 Known 2001 Ford Crown Victoria Suspension & Steering Problems

Certain police, fleet, and natural gas models may experience lower ball joint wear, requiring replacement of the front ball joints. Ford has issued a recall on certain vehicles for this condition. ...
The steering gear may have an internal problem that makes turning to one side difficult; it may need to be replaced. A wheel alignment is needed after the steering gear is replaced.

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Known 2001 Ford Crown Victoria Problems & Complaints

The 1997-2001 Ford Ford Crown Victoria, with a 100% plastic intake manifold, is known for engine overheating, even with normal use, and a coolant leak from the front of the manifold. This will ofte...
The heater hose outlet may leak coolant at the back of the intake manifold. Sometimes this is misdiagnosed as a leaking intake manifold gasket because it resembles a leaking manifold.
The 4.6L Modular V8 engine used in the Crown Victoria after 1995 is known for displaying the normal symptoms of a coolant leak, including overheating, especially when the vehicle is idling, the str...
One or more oxygen sensors may fail resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.
Certain police, fleet, and natural gas models may experience lower ball joint wear, requiring replacement of the front ball joints. Ford has issued a recall on certain vehicles for this condition. ...
An oil leak may develop from the the right side head gasket. Oil from this type of leak will commonly drip onto the starter. Our technician tell us an updated head gasket is available to correct ...
The steering gear may have an internal problem that makes turning to one side difficult; it may need to be replaced. A wheel alignment is needed after the steering gear is replaced.
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