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by olpicker
Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:33 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: $8.98 Transaxle Roll Resistor Replacement
Replies: 262
Views: 118629

Re: $8.98 Transaxle Roll Resistor Replacement

Replaced mine today,$12.02 from Car Quest, 30 min. start to finish. Thank you.
by olpicker
Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:47 pm
Forum: Interior & Electronics
Topic: Instrument Cluster Went Out
Replies: 38
Views: 29035

Re: Instrument Cluster Went Out

If you search the forum you will find a great article on how to fix the cluster.
by olpicker
Fri Oct 02, 2009 2:10 pm
Forum: I just got a Freestyle!
Topic: First car - First Freestyle!
Replies: 6
Views: 608

Re: First car - First Freestyle!

Welcome to the forum. The more you drive the freestyle the more you'll like it, at least I do.
by olpicker
Fri Oct 02, 2009 2:08 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions - How-To
Topic: Want to get a copy of your window sticker?
Replies: 49
Views: 6392

Re: Want to get a copy of your window sticker?

I have been trying for a couple of days to get on with no luck. but I will keep trying.
by olpicker
Thu Jul 30, 2009 1:30 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Engine Surging / Lurching at Idle
Replies: 151
Views: 40956

Re: Engine Surging / Lurching at Idle

My service writer told me that he would try to get me a throttle body from another dealer because that is how he got one for the last guy. No such luck this time. He showed me his work order log and said that he had a small handfull of customers (with various models) that need throttle bodies. How ...
by olpicker
Wed Jul 29, 2009 2:57 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Engine Surging / Lurching at Idle
Replies: 151
Views: 40956

Re: Engine Surging / Lurching at Idle

no1pooch wrote:Does anyone know how hard this is to put in? We had a Harley edition F150 that it was simple. Also has anyone tried the throttle cleaner as in one post last year?
Darryl

See post on page 1
by olpicker
Tue Jul 28, 2009 3:32 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Engine Surging / Lurching at Idle
Replies: 151
Views: 40956

Re: Engine Surging / Lurching at Idle

You may want to give this a try, it worked for me. I went by Carquest and picked up a can of 3M Throttle body cleaner and lubricant, I pulled off the air intake hose and gave it a good soaking, let it sit for a few minuets, mine was really black inside, the build up inside had formed a 1/8 in. ring ...
by olpicker
Thu Jul 23, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Will the Throttle body part become a national recall?
Replies: 11
Views: 1206

Re: Will the Throttle body part become a national recall?

Anyone having a throttle body problem needs to file a complant with NHTSA this could spark a recall, it only takes a couple of minuets.
by olpicker
Mon Jul 06, 2009 6:00 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Replacing Spark Plugs / Transaxle Roll Resistor
Replies: 49
Views: 35935

Re: Replacing Spark Plugs / Transaxle Roll Resistor

Go to http://www.fordpartscenter.net they have it for around $80.00 plus shipping, it's listed under engine and trans. mounts.
by olpicker
Sun Jul 05, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Is this the start of a throttle body issue?
Replies: 14
Views: 5819

Re: Is this the start of a throttle body issue?

I have a 2005 SEL FWD with 52000k mi. and have had the same problem a couple of times, only in reverse and with the A/C on. I can't get it to surge with the A/C off.if you find out the problem please post it here.
by olpicker
Fri Jun 19, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Throttle Body Replacement Cost?
Replies: 14
Views: 28045

Re: Throttle Body Replacement Cost?

Did you have the A/C on or off when it starts to rev, I have a 2005 SEL FWD with 52000 mi. this has happened to me two times in the last couple of months, but only with the A/C on.
by olpicker
Wed May 20, 2009 2:15 pm
Forum: Welcome / Introductions Forum
Topic: New Freestyler
Replies: 1
Views: 263

Re: New Freestyler

Welcome, I think you will enjoy the site almost as much as the Freestyle.
by olpicker
Mon Apr 20, 2009 4:22 pm
Forum: Interior & Electronics
Topic: Instrument Cluster Went Out
Replies: 38
Views: 29035

Re: Instrument Cluster Went Out

Will the 2005-2007 interchange? Will the SE, SEL,LTD, interchange? If so there are a few used ones on the market for $69.95 and up.
by olpicker
Sun Apr 12, 2009 6:27 pm
Forum: Interior & Electronics
Topic: Rust Inside?? (Taurus X and Freestyle)
Replies: 20
Views: 1401

Re: Rust Inside?? (Taurus X and Freestyle)

I have a 2005 SEL, I checked the rear compartment in and around the spare wheel and rear seats. no rust.
by olpicker
Thu Feb 19, 2009 5:11 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Need opinion on color combo -- is this ugly?
Replies: 11
Views: 1504

Re: Need opinion on color combo -- is this ugly?

I think the color combo looks good,I personally would buy it without hesitation. I looked at a 2006 Freestyle with the same color combo, but a carfax report changed my mind.