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I have a 2005 Freestyle with 150,000 on the odometer. It's worth $1500 at best. If the CVT goes I'll part it out and then sell the rest to the scrap yard. Absolutely not worth sinking $1000+ to repair. I'm just glad my college age daughter is driving the POS and not me. :lol: To me, boxing is like ...
- Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:47 pm
- Forum: Drivetrain
- Topic: Hearing a sputter or knock in Park.
- Replies: 14
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well, thought you had the noise located before. saw the video, its clearly not the "Blop-Blop-Blop-Blop" noise at Park and Neutral that you hear when the CVT's Input Shaft/Bearings are initially damaged. Yes, it sounds much more like the steel grinding noise that was heard daily when the CVT was al...
- Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:51 am
- Forum: Performance
- Topic: 2006 Freestyle AWD Limited (2) Issues PO701 and Coolant Warning Light On
- Replies: 2
- Views: 226
the behavior in cold weather you described is consistent with what others who live in the colder climes have also reported in the past. the cure was found out to be to warm the car till it reached maximum operating temperature before driving it at all during the cold weather. i would suggest you try...
i would just put a good USED CVT in it "IF" the noise has already graduated to a helicopter noise.....if i could remember well, i think the savable point is when when the noise is at just a whine (not so sure now as its been a while). from my experience with ours back then, noise went from WHINE to ...
- Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:20 am
- Forum: Frequently Asked Questions - How-To
- Topic: 2005 ford freestyle awd sel
- Replies: 2
- Views: 129
can you take the Negative battery terminal off for like 30 minutes to clear the PCM, then start the car and drive it around for a while/hours/days as long as it would permit, then get it scanned with a Code Reader and post it all here?
- Fri May 24, 2019 10:20 pm
- Forum: Interior & Electronics
- Topic: How to replace a clockspring.
- Replies: 8
- Views: 415
Thank you Jas88, I watched a youtube video that was somehow similar to the freestyle, but I have to agree with you that I need a manual to look at before I even go deeper. hi mr minnesota_nice, i posted the Service Manual PDF HOW TO section for this specific job sometime ago, i remember posting it ...