I Was Told It Was A Lease Turn In. Over The Last Five Years, This Same Problem shutting Off While Driving Had Occurred, But In Each Case I Was Able To Restart The Car Without Any Further Problem. Now Driving Back To Normal. July 10, 2012 The Contact Owns A 2005 ford five Hundred. Continued To Happen, Pulled Back Into Shopping Center Lot. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnosis.
The Approximate Failure Mileage Was 75,000. When We Try To Restart The Car It Will Sputter And Die Again. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. I Took It To Our ford Dealer And He Cleaned The Throttle Body…then Replace It A Week Later When That Didnt Fix It. In october 2010 there was a transmission control failure and the computer had to be replaced. It has been a problem ever since I purchased the vehicle used from crossroads ford in memphis. Problem Has Not Been Fixed And Car Continues To Stop.
The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer who advised that the transmission valve body internal bore would need to be replaced. The Chrysler 300 can hack 2,000 pounds. Jan 21, 2013 I Had Previously Had Problems With Unintended Acceleration When Parked And Then Putting The Car Into Reverse automatic Transmission. Dealer Is Asking For 800. We have contacted our local ford dealership and we keep getting told its the air filter being dirty. Complaint Number: 10354670 Incident Date: August 1, 2010 Date Added to File: September 9, 2010 Description of the Complaint: 2005 ford 500 awd malfunction, fords refusal to offer any compensation for a faulty transmission. Occasionally We Will Be Able To Get It To A Parking Lot, We Have Had To Be Towed Home.
Sept 06, 2010 The Contact Owns A 2005 ford five Hundred. The Contact Stated While Driving Approximately 30 Mph, The Vehicle Became Inoperable Unable To Shift Into Gear. He talked to other transmission tech's who were stumped by the problem, too. The First Incident Occurred While Driving Home From Atlantic City. No Problems With It Until The Next Day When The Check Engine Light Came On. The Independent Mechanic Diagnosed The Throttle Failed. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and the contact was advised that if the accelerator pedal malfunctioned again, the computer module would need to be replaced.
This Vehicle Does This All Of The Time. I Proved This By Driving Into A Dark Parking Garage And Saw That The Said Lights Turned On At Maximum. Transmission problem are chronic on this 2005 ford five hundred 6 speed transmission. This could get people killed and it should be recalled no ifs ands or buts about it!!!!!! Dealer serviced transmission 55,000 miles changing fluid and communicating no apparent problems. He owned other ford vehicles that had the option to turn the overdrive off.
It just passed 52k miles and the transmission just broken when I drove at normal speed on highway. I am 70+ years old and have never driven the vehicle in any way that could cause this type of damage. The failure mileage was 44,000 and current mileage was 48,000. Vehicle was returned to the Ford dealer that preformed the service and they determined that the electric throttle control was at fault but was not associated with the service they preformed on the same component just weeks earlier. This would have created a fatal chain reaction we could have been crushed in. No problems with it until the next day when the check engine light came on. Once Foot Was Released From The Brake The Car Lunged Backward, The Tachometer Read About 3000 Rpm, With No Pressure On The Gas Pedal.
My car shuddered and had no power. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Also, When Using Cruise Control, The Whole Car Shakes And Stutters Slightly When Going Up Or Down Very Slight Inclines. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. After a brief rest at side of rode vehicle restarted and could be moved both lights remained illuminated.
June 03, 2011 Not Sure The Exact Time But Within The Past Year Or So My 2005 ford five Hundred Purchased New Is Going Into Failsafe Mode Limited Throttle power, Very Sporadic At First But Now Happening Quite Often. Would Happen In Drive Or Reverse With Car Taking Off On Own If No Brake Applied. The Approximate Failure And Current Mileage Was 150,000. It Varied From Lasting Seconds To Appx A Half An Hour. It Has Repeated This Several Times In Both Drive And Reverse. The Manufacturer Was Not Made Aware Of The Issue.