Differential Unit Problems of Ford Crown Victoria
Ford Crown Victoria owners have reported 5 problems associated with differential unit (under the power train category).
#1 - Differential Unit problem of the 2005 Ford Crown Victoria
Vehicle identification number (VIN) of the vehicle is 2FAHP71W35_. Consumer owns a 2005 Ford Crown Victoria. When the vehicle was checked for differential fluid, the housing was pressurized and air was blowing out of the filler tube. The vehicle was inspected by a Ford dealer and they stated that there was no failure. The contact, who is also a mechanic, checked the vehicle and also noticed the failure several times on vehicles of the same year, make, and model. The failure mileage was 23,000 and the current mileage was unknown. The failure date was Sep. 1, 2007.
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#2 - Differential Unit problem of the 2003 Ford Crown Victoria
The vehicle was a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria. The VIN of this Crown Victoria is 2FAHP74W13_. I have had the car in my hands for 5 days and then it has been in the shop the last week. There is a problem with the rear end it was there when I got the car and got wrose in the 850 miles that I have been able to put on the car. Ford now has the rear differential all a part and can't find the problem. I have said that it must be a bad baring and just put a new one on and Ford will not. They would like to just rip apart my new car. It was Wednesday, August 20, 2003 when this differential unit issue happened.
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#3 - Differential Unit problem of the 2003 Ford Crown Victoria
The vehicle is a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria. The differential on the vehicle is worn out. The rear bearings were worn and caused the axle to separate from the housing. While driving 45 mph, the bearings began smoking and smelled like hot asphalt. Smoke also rose from the rear of the vehicle. The gear oil leaked out of the bearings and onto the brakes. The dealer inspected the vehicle and stated that permission was needed from the manufacturer because the vehicle was out of warranty. Afterwards, the dealer repaired the failure under recall number 04v328000 (suspension:rear). The differential failed six months later and the dealer currently refuses to work on the vehicle unless the contact pays for the repairs. The current mileage was 94,000 and failure mileage was 80,344. This differential unit issue occurred 04/01/07.
#4 - Differential Unit problem of the 2002 Ford Crown Victoria
The car involved is a 2002 Ford Crown Victoria. Consumer complains of a defect and vibration in the drive shaft assembly. The drive shaft assembly has been replaced twice and the differential assembly with no favorable results.
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#5 - Differential Unit problem of the 1998 Ford Crown Victoria
The car is a 1998 Ford Crown Victoria. Vehicle is having same symptoms as mentioned in recall # 98v322000. Differential is also making noise, possibly losing fluid. This problem occurred on Monday, Jan. 1, 2001.
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