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2005 Ford Crown Victoria Problems

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Most Common 2005 Ford Crown Victoria Problems

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.
Transmission problems are common in this model, often as a result of a failed front pump. The pump loses its ability to create hydraulic pressure, which an automatic transmission needs to functio...
Wear on the rear axle shafts near the bearings can create excessive play and lead to gear oil leaking past the seals. Gear oil will leak onto the brake backing plate, brakes, and wheels.
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0 Known 2005 Ford Crown Victoria Brakes Problems

2 Known 2005 Ford Crown Victoria Drive Train Problems

Transmission problems are common in this model, often as a result of a failed front pump. The pump loses its ability to create hydraulic pressure, which an automatic transmission needs to functio...
Wear on the rear axle shafts near the bearings can create excessive play and lead to gear oil leaking past the seals. Gear oil will leak onto the brake backing plate, brakes, and wheels.

1 Known 2005 Ford Crown Victoria Electrical & Lights Problem

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.

4 Known 2005 Ford Crown Victoria Engine Problems

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...
The illumination of the Check Engine Light is common due to ignition misfire, often caused by bad spark plugs or ignition coil.

2 Known 2005 Ford Crown Victoria Exhaust & Emissions Problems

One or more oxygen sensors may fail resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.
Catalytic converter failure is common. Internal components become loose, causing a rattle or creating back pressure in the exhaust.

1 Known 2005 Ford Crown Victoria Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

0 Known 2005 Ford Crown Victoria Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2005 Ford Crown Victoria Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 2005 Ford Crown Victoria Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2005 Ford Crown Victoria Problems & Complaints

Transmission problems are common in this model, often as a result of a failed front pump. The pump loses its ability to create hydraulic pressure, which an automatic transmission needs to functio...
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.
Wear on the rear axle shafts near the bearings can create excessive play and lead to gear oil leaking past the seals. Gear oil will leak onto the brake backing plate, brakes, and wheels.
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.
The illumination of the Check Engine Light is common due to ignition misfire, often caused by bad spark plugs or ignition coil.
Catalytic converter failure is common. Internal components become loose, causing a rattle or creating back pressure in the exhaust.
It is not uncommon for the intake manifold and/or valve cover gaskets to develop a coolant or oil leak. Leakage from the intake manifold may result in coolant in the engine oil. Coolant mixing wit...
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.
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