Vehicle2006 Ford Five Hundred SEL 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl CVT)
ReviewI thought it was the best engineered car around...for the money and it's functionality and form. It's simply a beautiful, comfortable, and fun-to-drive car.
Untill the power steering pump, and rack went out at only 30k. $1100.00 ouch! Now, at 57K I'm hearing howling as I drive to work at night.
No, not Halloween warewolves, I wish; wheel (axle), bearing. $360.00 if dearler does the job.
Best FeaturesNone; all are over-shadowed by early, and recent (premature), problems
Worst FeaturesFord should work on and/or pay for quality parts, support their engineering staff, and stand behind their products with a better warranty (e.g. 10 yr., 100,000 mi. pwr. train).
on 05/31/12 10:42 AM (PDT)
My vehicle is at the Ford shop today. The mechanic(Steve) says nothing is wrong with it. It is doing exactly what you described. I have had three Ford's and this one will be the LAST one. I feel very betrayed by the dealer and the mechanis. Thanks for sharing your info.Report it
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