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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...

2005 Freestyle - Parts?
2005, red, grey interior. 2 seat bench in the very back, center console 2 seats in the middle. Either the transmission is going or the CVT temp sensor is shot. Either way, not worth the cost and no one will even talk to me about rebuilding the tra...

Steering feels really loose on 2006 freestyle
The steering on my 2006 ford freestyle is super sloppy. There is a lot of play in the wheel and I need to know if any one else has had this problem . I feel like I might crash because ots causeing the car to not drive straight. Please and that you fo...

air pocket in the heater core
I cant seem to get the air pocket out of the heater core. I have a 2008 TX that has 185k on it. I blew air thru the heater core cuz it was clogged and overheating with no heat n got gunk out of it but it worked the other day when the front end was ...

Transmission maintenance question
Howdy folks, first post on here and excited to gain some knowledge! 2008 Ford Taurus X 154000 miles, transmission will clunk around 48 miles an hour and also seems to shift somewhat sluggishly a lower gear. In the four years and 50k miles Iíve owne...

Check Park Pilot Error Message
I purchase ford freestyle titanium in June 2018 and drive around 5600 km till date but unfortunately occasionally I am getting error message "Check Park Pilot". I visited the ford service centre but they people are unable to resolve the issue even i ...

Changed throttle body, still fail safe mode
'05 Ford Freestyle, AWD, 190K miles. I had intermittent "Failsafe mode" like everyone else. Changed the throttle body and am still having problems. What should I change next? I tried a junk yard throttle body, then an Autozone throttle body. I i...

Taurus X vs. Freestyle
Did the Taurus X have the same transmission problems as the Freestyle? I know they have different transmissions, but is the Taurus X a more dependable buy if I am looking for a used car?...

Replaced TCM/valve body now evem worse
Just replaced the TCM with a rather pricey part from ebay. I forgot to disconnect the battery while working. Initially, it went into R with a bang and a lurch and D with same. TC light, wrench light & engine light all on. Disconnected the battery...

Removal of front right CV axle? 2004 Freestyle
2004 Freestyle SE, 3.9 engine. Cannot get the spline shaft out of the transmission. Only thing holding the shaft together is a boot. This shaft was a replacement less than a year ago. Something let loose which I thought might be a transmission fa...

How common are the CVT issues?
I am looking at a 2006 Freestyle SEL FWD at a local Ford dealership. It only has 72K miles and they want $6400 for it. I need an affordable 3rd row vehicle to haul my kids back and forth across town and cannot afford a lemon. Any thoughts, recomme...

Lose Electrical Power
Any help with the following would be appreciated (2005 Freestyle 190k miles): After driving a while, I'll slowly lose all interior electrical power (maybe exterior...can't tell since I'm driving)...radio, power windows, AC, etc. until finally the tr...

New Member
I live in Texas, USA and bought a used Freestyle in 2008. What a great auto it is. I am in the midst of a tune up and the o-ring on the fuel rail pressure sensor has cracked allowing fuel to leak onto the engine. A big safety issue. I hope to f...

Steering wheels squeals
Hi all you Trex Diehards! Well the cool weather is upon us and there is a weird low tone squeal or more like a moan when I turn the steering wheel til the inside of the car warms up. Is there any 'easy' way to check this out? Thx all...

Rear Window Defroster Delay In Turning On
05 AWD SEL As anyone noticed that when you first start the Freestyle the Rear Window Defroster as Delay in turning on, I needed to drive for about 20mins this morning before the ( Push Button) light on the defroster button' would turn on. Any idea...

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