Ford GT has shaft problems

Federal safety regulators have gotten four complaints about half-shafts coming loose in Ford GTs but are not conducting a defect investigation. If the half-shaft separates from the transaxle, the rear wheels lose power.

Ford also acknowledged a much wider problem - at least 60 incidents of broken shaft bolts - but said it is not a safety issue. A spokesman says Ford issued a service bulletin on the car last year.

The failure occur during acceleration but not at highway speeds. Installation of replacement washers can prevent failure. About 4,000 of the two-seat, midengine, high-performance cars, priced at more than $150,000, were built as 2005 and 2006 models.


The Ford GT is one of the cars I would like to have I know its has some problems but still good car. didn’t finish your post...what the heck....

Ford GT is so bad in terms of reliability...ask Jeremy Clarkson...he had to buy it twice because it couldn’t make a round trip without breaking down. It’s got bad fuel economy too...sigh...Ford GT..not a good car..

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