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Blower Motor Fan for Freestyle or Taurus X
Hi, I'm selling a new in box fan. Check the number but I bought for my 2008 Taurus X. Should fit both Freestyle and TX. $45.00 includes shipping. New In Box Ford Motorcraft MM-1000 OEM Blower Motor 8G1Z-19805-BB...

Fuel injection P0202 code 2008 Taurus X
Ok, another newbie to the Freestyle/Taurus X .. mines a high mileage 2008 Taurus X... seems fine, just had a new radiator Installed... now, the Check engine light flashes... and it kinda stumbles under acceleration....Used a Car MD on it... shows a P...

Vibration at 1600 RPM
I recently had the walker front pipe replaced on my Ford Freestyle. After the repair my car now vibrates at 1600rpm regardless of the mph. I have a CVT trans at 135,000miles. I had the car inspected at 3 shops and the exhaust is not up against the fr...

Is the PTU a volvo bevel gear?
First things first I have a 2006 Five hundred AWD not a Freestyle but this still should apply to anyone with a Freestyle AWD. Last week I was changing the roll resistor mount for the second time :roll: at 208,000k and I noticed that the top of the "...

Codes p2196 and p2198
Hey folks, I have 2007 freestyle which I just replaced the fuel pump on. After about 50 to 100 miles after replacement the car after warm up just stalled out of the blue. Always was able to get it running again and would for awhile but would then sta...

Driveshaft Stuck in Pinion Flange
Hi all - my Haldex pump failed, and am in the process of replacing. Does anyone have any tips for removing the driveshaft from the pinion flange? Mine is stuck, and unfortunately the flange just has the drilled out hole instead of the threaded one....

Recycling of engine oil and antifreeze
Hello. I decided to change oil and antifreeze by myself. Maybe someone knows where them are brought for recycling? Thank you in advance....

Passsenger door lock not working as power lock - where to start?
My 05 Freestyle limited has had problems with the passenger door lock for some time now. Originally it worked sporadically and often just shook when it was supposed to lock or unlock (rather than completing the movement up or down on its own). Howe...

Which fuel Injector cleaner is safe to use?
Hello all, I would like to know if it is safe to use injector cleaner in the Trex engine. Thank you...

Worst gas mileage
Hello all, Trex has 60000 miles (91000kms) and I have just installed new Motorcraft spark plugs and PCV valve and now my gas mileage is worse. I was using 12L/100km (20 mi/gal) and now I'm using 15L/100km (15.5 mi/gal). What happened!!?...

Steering tight
2006 SEL... Anyone know the size of the universal joint on the steering shaft closest to the rack? Mine needs replaced, and was trying to avoid buying a whole new shaft. Thanks!...

Rear Suspension Repair... and a Noise
Hi there, So - I certainly undertook a big job this week. Yesterday, I pulled and replaced the rear shocks and coil springs in the back of my AWD '08 X. First side took FOREVER, but once I figured it out the second side went quicker. Both coil spr...

TPMS BYPASS TOOL
Hi folks, Have any of you ever bought one of those tpms bypass gizmos sold on ebay and made in Ireland? They somehow allow the car to no longer show the tpms icon/yellow light on the dash. So if you don't want to go thru the expense of sensors espec...

P0942 and TCM
Hello wondering if anyone has changed there TCM on the mechatronic unit and eliminated the 942 code. I can clear mine once the transmission warms up above 180 degrees F and sometimes it will stay off (the wrench light and associated limp mode) when I...

Sticking Vent Control Buttons
05 AWD SEL Now that cold weather is here I am having an issue with one on the vent buttons sticking. I press it and it gets stuck and doesn't release when selecting another vent button. Is there a spray I can use to prevent this from happening or...

Cranking won't start!!
My 08 is cranking but won't start. I have had a new fuel pump put in, changed plugs all new coils still same. It will start sometimes but after engine gets hot it will shut off while idling n won't start back just cranks n cranks. I'm thinking maybe ...

2008 Taurus X Heated Seat Pads
Just wondering if anyone can tell me if the '08 Taurus X heated seats have 1 or 2 pads? Passenger heated seat is out and would like to order but can only seem to find the pad for the seat bottom - would rather replace both at the same time. I replac...

Front swaybar bushings from FLEX?
I am trying hard to find a solution to replace my front swaybar bushings. (2008 TX). I know it comes as a whole unit from Ford. There is no listings of swaybar bushings from MOOG or other manufacturers. I was looking at the 2009 Flex and it seems tha...

Dreaded Water Pump Failure... help?
I have 2008 Taurus X Limited that has experienced H20 pump failure (I think). High miles (280k), yet impeccably maintained by previous owner, and I've done my best to keep it up. Car looks and drives like a dream, until the other day. I noticed it ...

Van won't start, motor won't turn over with no apparent cause
Updated: No start problem -fixed!!! (for FREESTAR, not FREESTYLE....but maybe the same simple fix will work for you, IF it is the anti-theft system) I Solved the problem of my 2005 Ford Freestar motor not turning over with no apparent cause. Among o...

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