pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,333 miles

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problem #3

Oct 012017

Crown Victoria

  • miles
While driving at various times electrical problems occur, headlights will go out along with instrument panel. Sometimes the fan on will come on and will cut off even when it is off. When temp is cold heater blows cold air. Hot outside heats works. Ac works fine in both climates. Drivers side window will not come down in certain temperatures. Heads have low visibility and lens cover gets moisture inside. You have to drive at night with high beams to try and see at all. Suspension is definitely a problem on steering car has a swaying motion at times especially in warm weather popping, squeaky notices can also be heard. Vehicle has 92,000 actual miles but is becoming a hazard to drive. Vehicle has been inspected by a reputable repair service who states suspension looks good, parts have grease in joints, etc and heater problem everything was in specs. Large Ford dealership 35 miles away would not schedule an appointment due to car being an older model. If problems are not found, an accident is waiting to happen! note : electrical problems have been ongoing and have increasingly become worse.

- Delbarton, WV, USA

problem #2

May 132006

Crown Victoria

  • miles
I was operating my vehicle on route 10 in prince george county. There is no light on this road. I was having a difficult seeing. The high beam seemed to not illuminate the road sufficiently. The low beams were good for close up but not far away. I pulled the high beam switch back to high beam (flash high) and held it so I could see better. As I was going through an "S" curve the entire electrical system on the car shut down. I immediately let go of the control and hit the brakes. I lost all power to the car. I can't remember if the motor cut off or not. I almost wrecked the car. After a second or two power came back on. I was in the oncoming lane of traffic with no lights and then they came back on. This is an extremely dangerous function of the vehicle and could easily result in deaths. I wanted you to be aware of this. I have never done this again due to the results of that incident. The date on this incident is an estimate. I have no idea when this happened. Just know it was last year.

- Newport News, VA, USA

problem #1

Jan 012003

Crown Victoria 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 22,000 miles
Nar 01/15/2003. The idle air control motor failed which caused the vehicle not to idle and stall if the consume did not drive with one foot on the brake and the other on the accelerator. The dealer suggested replacing the part, but not under any warranty. The consumer discovered that if he taps on the componet it will work for awhile. Also the lower trim on the windshield vibrated and the consumer had to place a card board box between the trim and the windshield to stop the noise. The right passenger window will not operate when the sun heats up and shines on that side of the vehicle when the vehicle is parked. The dealer inspected and greased the track, but the problem continued. The consumer believed it was an electrical issue, because as soon as the door cools off and is parked in the shade, the window operated fine.

- Haines City, FL, USA