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by DanfromSterling
Wed Apr 03, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: P0171 (spark plugs and manifold gaskets change)
Replies: 4
Views: 101

Re: P0171 (spark plugs and manifold gaskets change)

There are vac lines that run down the center of the manifold. Trying to slide and position manifold back in these lines can get caught under manifold then when manifold gets tightened down could pinch. I accidentally did this on mine. Pulled manifold and replaced the vac line payed more attention wh...
by DanfromSterling
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Identify these for me, Please.
Replies: 3
Views: 127

Re: Identify these for me, Please.

First picture is pcv connection. That plastic line runs to pcv valve. Rubber hose runs coolent so throttle body does not build up with ice in winter.

2nd part is evap purge valve with electrical connection.
by DanfromSterling
Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Interior & Electronics
Topic: a/c speed is not changing
Replies: 3
Views: 107

Re: a/c speed is not changing

Freestyle had manual controls as well.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/2005-FORD-FREE ... 28763560f8
by DanfromSterling
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: I just got a Freestyle!
Topic: 2005 Ford Freestyle limited slipping acceleration issue
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Re: 2005 Ford Freestyle limited slipping acceleration issue

Might want to try changing fuel filter and see if still taking place?
by DanfromSterling
Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Shifts hard in Reverse and Drive P0701 Wrench light
Replies: 5
Views: 166

Re: Shifts hard in Reverse and Drive P0701 Wrench light

I thought you were going to 6 speed as trans was toast?

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by DanfromSterling
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: I just got a Freestyle!
Topic: Got a 2006 Freestyle
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Re: Got a 2006 Freestyle

Any one do this swap in Michigan that would like some side work. I have freestyle that has bad trans been sitting for 1 year now... Good car if could get used trans installed.
by DanfromSterling
Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Intermittent p0701 HELP! 2006 ford five hundred AWD
Replies: 11
Views: 198

Re: Intermittent p0701 HELP! 2006 ford five hundred AWD

Hey, for future reference the ford five hundred also came with 6 speed trans which you can find used ones for around $350. 6 speed was on 2 wheel drive. So if went to 6 speed would only have 2 wheel drive. When I called around trans shop charge about $500 to swap out trans.(only called 1 shop). So m...
by DanfromSterling
Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Intermittent p0701 HELP! 2006 ford five hundred AWD
Replies: 11
Views: 198

Re: Intermittent p0701 HELP! 2006 ford five hundred AWD

That is your problem.... Need motorcraft filter... Which is the oem filter.... Others on here had issue when not using the oem filter. Could drain the fluid and filter fluid through a white t-shirt to get any debree out. Sounds like you have fresh fluid in it. Rockauto was cheapest for the oem fluid...
by DanfromSterling
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Intermittent p0701 HELP! 2006 ford five hundred AWD
Replies: 11
Views: 198

Re: Intermittent p0701 HELP! 2006 ford five hundred AWD

I had issue in the past only when temp got below 30F. I pulled the trans pan and the filter was not seated properly. Dropped to ground when pulled the pan. Put new filter in and made sure was seated. When I had issue, If warmed up the car then turned off and restarted the codes would go away. link f...
by DanfromSterling
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: ECM on recently purchased 2005 AWD
Replies: 9
Views: 176

Re: ECM on recently purchased 2005 AWD

Appears can replace yourself if interested..

https://www.ebay.com/itm/2007-Ford-Free ... Swlila52oT
by DanfromSterling
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Interior & Electronics
Topic: 2007 FS SEL Need new driver side seat
Replies: 3
Views: 81

Re: 2007 FS SEL Need new driver side seat

What city/state you in? I have 2- 2005 parts cars. Gray interior.... I'm in white lake michigan.... But plenty of freestyle here in michigan at junk yards. So assume you are in different state. Should be able to swap out the foam for new about $100 to $125... Used seat go for about $80... I swapped ...
by DanfromSterling
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: 2005 For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 166

Re: 2005 For Sale

User jas88 is who I was mentioning. He has done a few swaps. 6 speed went into the Ford Five Hundred and also the Mercury Montego. The CVT also went into these same cars as options. Ford Freestyle was the same platform and all the vehicles were built down same lines at Ford Chicago Asy. These 3 cars...
by DanfromSterling
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: 2005 For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 166

Re: 2005 For Sale

I know there is someone on here in Texas that has swapped out cvt for the 6 speed trans in a couple freestyle. I can try to find info if you are interest need to do some digging on the site to find info again. Maybe contact them to see if makes sense and they could help? I wanted 6 speed in my old f...
by DanfromSterling
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Interior & Electronics
Topic: Water leaks in 2006 Freestyle moonroof floorboard -- SOLVED!
Replies: 14
Views: 17295

Re: Water leaks in 2006 Freestyle moonroof floorboard -- SOLVED!

Great write up my freestyle is leaking at d pillar and filling spare tire well. Mildew smell in car. Plan to print write up to reference.