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External temperature sensor for thermostat running hot
When I drive my Freestyle above 50 mph, the external temperature sensor will start to get incredibly hot, getting up to 127 degrees. Naturally, this makes the AC go on full blast, even on cooler days. [img]https://us.v-cdn.net/5021145/uploads/editor...

Moog tie rod end torque spec?
Just ordered Moog outer tie rod ends. Do any of you know if the nut should be torqued to the same spec as the OEM part, which I believe is 85 ft-lbs per the service manual? Thanks....

Lookingood for my audio/video gurus
Interested in replacing my stock head unit with a screen. Was looking into one but the gentleman said if I changed out the stock unit it would take away my rear video. (Got kids so I need that distraction lol) True? and has anyone got around it? A...

Upgrading Struts Replacement Brand
2005 AWD SEL Still have the factory Struts in my 2005 SEL AWD, and suggestion's on what's good upgrade strut. I was thinking about going with KYB Strut Plus....

Went into "limp" mode after setting cruise control
So my in-laws are driving my Ford and put it in cruise control (which I haven't done in quite a while). They said there was a physical clunk and immediate deceleration. The wrench symbol came on and they pulled over. Starting back up, the car refuse...

Code P186D
Anyone have more information on this code? What needs checked or replaced? I have the traction control light on right now and this code is what appear on a reader. Saw that there is only one thread about the code and they got rid of the car rather th...

Ford Freestyle Fuel Level Sensor and Sending Unit
I bought a new fuel level sending unit for my 2005 Ford Freestyle due to problems with the fuel gauge, but I sold the car before I could install it (I traded in my Freestyle for a 2014 Ford Explorer). This part is for the passenger side fuel tank (a ...

Control arm torque specs?
I have to replace the control arms on a 2006 freestyle and I lost the repair manual about a year ago. I need to replace the arms tomorrow if possible. Thanks ahead of time....

Taurus X power steering pump replacement
Do you have to lift the motor to replace the power steering pump? I have a taurus X I think the 3.5 l DOHC if not then how to get to it? from under the car or remove the front tire???...

Electronic Climate Control Systems Diagnosis
Hey Guys', I got the dealer to troubleshoot the blower motor not working in My 2007 Freestyle. Their results: " PP test K . Found open circuit through blower motor speed controller. Replaced controller and verify blower motor working normal. ...

Fuel smell in the cabin - solution!
I had a bad fuel smell in the cabin of my '08-X after refueling for quite some time. My wife was telling me that i was probably overfueling the tank... You can imagine! The smell would usually go away went the tank would get closer to 3/4 full and l...

2007 Freestyle Wrench light questions
I have a 2007 Freestyle I purchased used from a Ford dealer May 2016. Love the versatility of this vehicle and really appreciate this website as it's my "go to" to find answers for my shade tree mechanic :D . So my wrench light went on about a yea...

Looking for education on Awd... please teach me....
We have had ford freestyles for about 8 years. But only Fwd.... We moved last year and had some struggles in winter on the hilly roads getting up them. So started looking at what we could find for awd. Found 2007 limited awd with 93,000 miles that...

Came home Sunday to a Puddle of antifreeze after sitting since Friday
Hi All 06 Freestyle 6Cyl Auto AWD Wagon Came home to a puddle of Antifreeze even though the car sat in the driveway since Friday afternoon. It was not there Saturday morning when I left town. Car was not driven Saturday or Sunday. I was not able...

2005 Freestyle - How to remove passenger kick panel
In my 05 Freestyle, if the passenger stretches just wrong and kicks the carpeting under the dash (I think it is called the kick panel) on the right-hand side of the car, the speaker in the back right side makes all sorts of staticky noises. Sometime...

ODO Code $40F0
So, my 2007 Freestyle gave up the good fight, eased into limp mode and was towed home after a restart produced no ability to engage any gear. We are still looking for an advanced code reader but the ODO Code is showing $40F0. We knew the transmi...

2007 Awd trans to 2006 fwd
I saw a post About switching awd transmission to fwd , but everyone was commenting different things . Does anyone know for 100% I can take a 2007 awd transmission and install on a 2006 fwd??...

What Is This Plug For?
Was installing my trailer light kit and saw this behind the right rear panel. Anyone know what it is for?...

Fuel pump issues??
My car shut off, seemed to not be getting fuel. My son changed the fuel filter, the old one was full of black gunk. It started, ran for about 10 minutes then shut off again. The new filter is not clogged. Could my pump be clogged now? A strainer...

need help with my trans.
I have a noise coming form my trans. its a buzzing sound like when you go in reverse but when I'm going forward. I will hear it for a week then it goes away for about two weeks. If some knows what the problem is please let me know. I've been hearing ...

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