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2005 Ford F-150 Problems

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Most Common 2005 Ford F-150 Problems

Heat may stop working either from one or all the dash vents. Several issues have been reported but most often the issue revolves around the failure of one of the blend air door actuators. Anytime t...
An illuminated Check Engine Light and a rough running engine could indicate that one or more of the ignition coils has failed. Often times this is due to excessive spark plug gap. To fix this probl...
The Ford F-150 has known issues with the V8 engine ejecting spark plugs. This will make a tapping or knocking noise, plus the engine will begin to misfire at all speeds. The check engine light will...
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0 Known 2005 Ford F-150 Brakes Problems

1 Known 2005 Ford F-150 Drive Train Problem

If a noise from the rear end is heard when going around turns or after driving at highway speed for an extended period, this could be caused by a failing differential clutch kit. An updated diffe...

1 Known 2005 Ford F-150 Electrical & Lights Problem

Drivers may notice the engine idling roughly, hesitation to accelerate, and even engine stalling on the Ford F-150 with the Triton V8. The mass air flow sensor (MAF) is prone to fail, and commonly...

7 Known 2005 Ford F-150 Engine Problems

An illuminated Check Engine Light and a rough running engine could indicate that one or more of the ignition coils has failed. Often times this is due to excessive spark plug gap. To fix this probl...
The Ford F-150 has known issues with the V8 engine ejecting spark plugs. This will make a tapping or knocking noise, plus the engine will begin to misfire at all speeds. The check engine light will...
The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.

2 Known 2005 Ford F-150 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

A ticking noise may develop from the engine due to a warped exhaust manifold. Damaged exhaust manifolds will require replacement to correct this issue.
On higher mileage vehicles, one or more EGR orifice in the intake manifold may plug with sludge. This can cause the engine to misfire when first accelerating because too much exhaust gas is directe...

2 Known 2005 Ford F-150 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

Heat may stop working either from one or all the dash vents. Several issues have been reported but most often the issue revolves around the failure of one of the blend air door actuators. Anytime t...
The 2004-2014 Ford F-150 with manual temperature and fan controls may have problems with the the blower motor only blowing air on certain settings. Most commonly the fan will only run on the highes...

0 Known 2005 Ford F-150 Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2005 Ford F-150 Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 2005 Ford F-150 Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2005 Ford F-150 Problems & Complaints

Heat may stop working either from one or all the dash vents. Several issues have been reported but most often the issue revolves around the failure of one of the blend air door actuators. Anytime t...
The 2004-2014 Ford F-150 with manual temperature and fan controls may have problems with the the blower motor only blowing air on certain settings. Most commonly the fan will only run on the highes...
The Ford F-150 has known issues with the V8 engine ejecting spark plugs. This will make a tapping or knocking noise, plus the engine will begin to misfire at all speeds. The check engine light will...
The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.
An illuminated Check Engine Light and a rough running engine could indicate that one or more of the ignition coils has failed. Often times this is due to excessive spark plug gap. To fix this probl...
A ticking noise may develop from the engine due to a warped exhaust manifold. Damaged exhaust manifolds will require replacement to correct this issue.
If a noise from the rear end is heard when going around turns or after driving at highway speed for an extended period, this could be caused by a failing differential clutch kit. An updated diffe...
Spark plugs in the Ford F-150 can be very difficult to remove. Ford has issued a service bulletin (08-7-6) to address this issue, which includes a recommended procedure on how to remove the plu...
The 1997-2014 Ford F-150 is known for displaying the normal symptoms of a coolant leak, including overheating, especially when the vehicle is idling, the strong smell of coolant from the engine, an...
Drivers may notice the engine idling roughly, hesitation to accelerate, and even engine stalling on the Ford F-150 with the Triton V8. The mass air flow sensor (MAF) is prone to fail, and commonly...
On higher mileage vehicles, one or more EGR orifice in the intake manifold may plug with sludge. This can cause the engine to misfire when first accelerating because too much exhaust gas is directe...
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