There Is Also An Issue With The Track Control. Sept 02, 2011 Just Exited Interstate, Van Simply Stopped Moving Forward, Needed To Replace Transmission Spline, Cost 1385. Nov 15, 2012 In November Of 2013, Our 2004 ford freestar Quit Working. They Put A New Computer In It And A Wiring Harness. The Car Started, But I Could Not Move Forward Or Backward. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Please Get These Off The Road! The portion of younger minivan buyers is shrinking, with empty-nesters taking more of the market — up to 40-percent now.
The Computer In The Van Also Started Sending Error Messages Constantly, Check Brake Fluid, Check Oil, Check Rear Brake Lights, Check Traction Control, Check Doors And So On When These Things Were Checked There Were No Problems With Them. And if you're going to refill your radiator, always use the appropriate antifreeze suitable for your vehicle. May 10, 2011 Recently Had The Transmission Torque Converter Changed Under Recall. They Allowed The Pcu To Dry Out, But Then Determined That The Transmission Module Had Shorted Out And That It Need To Be Brought To Dealership To Reprogram Pcu. Jan 10, 2007 For The First 16 Months Of Ownership My ford 2004 freestar Sel Was In The Shop 15 Times For electrical Failures. Overall, the Freestar doesn't compete well with the best minivans.
On A Separate Occasion, The Vehicle Was Taken To An Authorized Dealer And Independent Mechanic For Identical Failures. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The Vehicle Would Restart Sporadically Or The Contact Would Have The Vehicle Towed. Not Sure How A Part Less Than Year Old Could Go Bad. I was so glad I had room for this piece of serendipity! The Contact Stated That When Starting The Vehicle, She Would Occasionally Become Locked Inside The Vehicle Or Locked Out Of The Vehicle By The Anti-theft System.
Dual-zone automatic temperature control and a four-speaker sound system are standard. They will do what it takesto get you in a car. The side mirrors now have integrated turn signals to aid in visibility to other drivers. Color choices include a wide array of grays plus Black Clearcoat and Matador Red. In the United States only , the Freestar was powered by a 193 hp 3.
In May 2012, 27,000 of the minivans from Virginia were added to the axle recall, bringing the overall total to more than 600,000 vehicles between the U. The final Monterey was produced by Oakville Assembly on August 25, 2006; the final Freestar was produced on December 29, 2006. In line with the later Mariner, Milan, and Montego, three trim levels were offered for the Monterey: Convenience, Luxury, and Premier. Sept 20, 2012 After A Major Rain Storm, Tried To Start My Car And It Would Start, But Would Quickly Stall. This Has To Be Related As The Carpet Throughout The Van Gets Wet. .
While Driving Down The Road, Vehicle Would Lose Power. The second-row captain's chairs seems too narrow. There Was An Exit A Mile Ahead When The Engine Died, Right In Front Of A Semi. I Was Able To Make It Home And Was Told That The Pcm Was Wet. For example, the 2005 Ford Freestar ranked second just behind the Dodge Caravan on J.
I just figured that was the way it was, and lived with it like that for a year or so. Side Electric Doors Will Sometimes Open And Close Several Times Until We Just Have To Manually Force Them To Stay Closed. Dealer Returned Our Vehicle On July 10th, Everything Appeared Okay. A ford Dealer Looked At The Vehicle After The Latest Power Failure And Could Not Replicate The Problem And There Were No Engine Codes. Powertrain engineers have worked to reduce the induction noise that has plagued past iterations of the engine, with exhaust changes as well, and stiffening ribs have been added to the block. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. I Called ford To Ask About This And They Said That They Knew Nothing About This But I Found Information About This Problem All Over The Internet.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. However, the Windstar's problem was exacerbated by a tighter bay and higher loads, the van being 700 heavier. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. The Freestar has a plethora of drink holders, cubbyholes, and map pockets, as any good minivan should. This recall followed an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration which had begun in May 2010. Safety features include dual front airbags and standard anti-lock brakes on all versions of the Freestar.
I Was Just Leaving The Intersection And Fortunately I Was Not Rear Ended. But for those who put style and refinement nearer to the top of the list, look to more exciting alternatives like the new Sienna and Quest. I intentionally chose a vehicle with two sets of bucket seats front and middle rows so that I could slide a couple of tables between the seats, extending through to the hatch area. The engine is noisy and interior fit and finish are not up to that of the better models. Garage Told Me I Needed A New Transmission. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. It Is Much Worse After Rain. With the third-row seat in place for passengers, the well behind it has about 25 cubic feet of cargo space, an extremely handy spot for groceries. It Was Raining Last Night So I Know Water Has Once Again Gotten Into My Computer. However, the Freestar is really a Windstar, albeit a much improved one.