Ford Crown Victoria Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Ford Crown Victoria
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Ford Crown Victoria ProblemsLoose internal components may cause catalytic converter failure
Catalytic converter failure is common. Internal components become loose, causing a rattle or creating back pressure in the exhaust.
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 function. A sign of front pump failure can be a whine type noise.
Ford Crown Victoria QuestionsWhat to do if I have a blown piston on my engine (1 answer)
My piston on my engine is done
both switches on door stopped working at same time
I have had three power streering pumps put on in the last month, two from Advanced auto parts, most recent one from NAPA, all continue to leak. Is it OK if they are putting transmission fluid in reservoir when replacements installed??
Ford Crown Victoria RecallsHeadlights Fail To Operate
The lighting control module may fail, resulting in the loss of headlight operation. Dealers will replace the lighting control module free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.