Ford Territory 2004 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Ford Territory 2004 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Ford Territory 2004: Electrics not working
Check the fuses and the connections to the fuse box.
What is causing my Ford Territory to overheat?
Make sure the coolant is topped up, check for coolant leaks, check the operation of the thermostat, and check the operation of the thermo fan.
Can I be refunded for a AWD used car that was advertised as RWD?
I would think your chances are good, if you can show that you bought it believing it to be RWD. From what you have told us the car was incorrectly described in the advertisement and in the paperwork, so you should be entitled to get you money back on the basis that the dealer misrepresented the car to you. Go and talk to him and try to work out a satisfactory resolution.
Used Ford Territory review: 2004-2015
Ford Territory is arguably the best vehicle ever designed by Ford Australia. Indeed some even say it may be the best automotive design in Australia bar none. Territory is based on the Ford Falcon and ...Read More
Disassembled Territory ignition barrel
Replace the ignition lock.
Broken hinge in Territory
It’s not a recall situation, recalls are mostly about safety and a broken hinge does not constitute a safety concern. It is a 10-year-old car and sometimes things fail on old cars. I would take the dealer’s advice and have a panel shop quote on repairing it.
2004 Territory known problems?
The main one is worn front suspension ball joints. You would expect that it has had the ball joints replaced once in that time, but you can expect to have to do them regularly, at intervals of between 40,000 and 80,000 km for the rest of the car’s life. Another to look for is worn diff mounting bushes. Early Territorys like yours also had issues with rust in the engine bay, around the fuel filler, and around the rear windows, which was due to poor painting.
Used Ford Territory review: 2004-2012
Ford Territory is unique in being an Australian-designed and built SUV. Every other vehicle in this market segment is an imported design that may or may not have been adapted to suit Australia ...Read More
2004 Ford Territory vibration
It's not possible to diagnose the problem from afar, you need to find a mechanic you trust and have him check for the cause. I wouldn't rush into changing the engine mounts in the hope it fixes it.
Ask Smithy Xtra Ford Territory window seals
We have had reports of problems with window seals on the Territory in the past, but not for some time. I don’t believe Ford had a recall for them, but I would talk to a Ford dealer about what action might be taken to address your problem.