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Recent Ford Freestyle Forum Discussions

What parts "break" in the CVT?
I keep reading about the CVT being a little fragile, perhaps only slightly more than others, but enough to have me "gently concerned". So my questions are; what is it that goes bad in these transmissions? Why are they so difficult and expensive to re...

05 freestyle
I just purchased a 05 from my inlaws with 126,000 miles I didn't think I would like it but I do, it has lots of power...

Where's the Transmission Filter?
I have a 06 Mercury Montego with 120,000 miles which I bought used. I would like to change the 6 speed automatic transmission fluid since I am not sure of the maintenance history of the vehicle. Here's what I know: Fluid: XT-8-QAW Capacity: 7.4 qua...

2005 CVT Different from 2006?
I have a 2005 Ford freestyle and an 2006 Ford freestyle, anybody have the wiring diagram for the transmission pigtails? 2005 has 8 pins with a blue wire and the 2006 has 7 pins without the blue wire. I am trying to place the 2005 CVT in the 2006 and ...

Reattaching rear trailing arm
Hello, I've changed the rear coil and strut on the passenger side of my T-Rex, and I'm reassembling it. I can't get the trailing arm/side-arm to line up and reattach to the wheel knuckle. Any ideas?...

Oil Dip Stick Strange Entry Angle
2005 SEL AWD Whats the deal with the oil dip stick on the Freestyle, I'm noticing that its bends and enters the crank case and kind of a strange angle......almost a circular angle ....

No start no crank
Tested the battery at autozone and charged and its fine. I tried using a jumper cable on the relay fuse and sometimes the starter or solenoid clicks and sometimes it doesn't but thats it. Tried banging on the starter and the solenoid but no change....

Interior parts?
Hey you guys! I'm new to the site and just wanted to see if anyone could help. I have a 2005 Ford Freestyle SEL and when I purchased the vehicle a while back, some of the interior parts were broken/missing. I wasn't really worried about it then but n...

06 freestyle went clunk and no gears
I was driving down the road and in the engine it went clunk and now there's no gears. I checked the transmission fluid and it's clear and greenish in colour. There was no slipping of the tranny or and indication that it was going to go....

2007 Freestyle SEL
So we picked up a Freestyle SEL 2007 with 95K on it this month. I am excited...

Cargo Shelf or Cover
As I am getting used to the 06 Freestyle I have, I noticed some notches in the lower portion of the area behind the 3rd row seats (when they are up), just above the floor when the 3rd row is folded flat. It fot me wondering, I have seen pictures of n...

"Ford" cover to lug nuts on tires
Someone stole the "Ford" cap off of one of my tires. Does anyone have one they can sell me? Pic attached. Email me at salsucko@hotmail.com Thanks! M...

Alternator electrical issue
I have a 2005 Ford Freestyle Limited with an electrical issue. Alternator went bad and had it changed (with a rebuilt one). All good for a few days, 4 days. Then the issue began. Went to start the vehicle, everything seemed normal then lost all po...

Condensor size/dimensions needed
(I have a 2005 Freestyle SEL) What is the correct condenser size or dimensions (thickness)and inlet/outlet size? Ive seen different sizes listed for my car! I need to order a new one. Also, where can I get a quality one from? :)...

I'm Baaaaaaack!
It's been five years since our Titanium Green Taurus X SEL was totaled by another driver. We tried many times to find another Taurus X, but eventually settled on a 2012 Ford Flex. We loved the Flex so much thet we bought another one (a 2014) when the...

Filling/topping off transmission
Any reason anyone can think of why i couldnt add fluid to the trans thru the dipstick? Id like to add a little fluid but i dont want to spend more than 30 seconds doing it. I dont want to take a anything off and try to find the fill plug....

Front Exhaust manifold leak
Anyone replace the rear exhaust manifold.I have a leak on mine and am wondering if its something that can easily be tackled or better to leave it to a professional. I am capable of replacing brakes, oil changes etc....

Minor Forum Upgrade
So I implemented a minor forum upgrade a few hours ago. If you notice anything weird, let me know here or use the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of the page. Basically the updated forum script is more secure, and should be a little bit faster. The ...

Wanted : Looking for vent center control Clip pictured on left vent missing from right side.
Looking for vent center control Clip pictured on left vent missing from right side....

Front Drivers Door Cladding
I just bought a 2005 Freestyle with 150k on it from a local auction for $2100. I love it so far, it runs perfect which is surprising since it looks like it was neglected, and it sat for at least 2 years. The body is in pretty good shape except that i...

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