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by hawkeye
Mon Sep 01, 2014 1:35 pm
Forum: Welcome / Introductions Forum
Topic: 2006 Freestyle-204,000 miles. Hope it lasts
Replies: 4
Views: 471

Re: 2006 Freestyle-204,000 miles. Hope it lasts

With a CVT you should not feel it shifting
by hawkeye
Thu May 22, 2014 7:00 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Speedometer without back light
Replies: 3
Views: 643

Re: Speedometer without back light

I tried to find replacement bulbs at Advance, Auto Zone, and O'Rielly. Each store told me that they were available thru Ford Dealers only. I pad about $10.00 a bulb. Time to replace is about 10 minutes
by hawkeye
Fri Apr 04, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Looking to purchase Freestyle but concerned with CVT
Replies: 9
Views: 531

Re: Looking to purchase Freestyle but concerned with CVT

I have a friend who is on her 3rd transmission on a 2006 PT Cruiser. My sister traded her 2011 Acadia after GM put in a second transmission and refused to do any more work on it. My point is every vehicle is a crap shoot. I believe the CVT is no better or worse than any other transmission, it just c...
by hawkeye
Sun Jan 26, 2014 4:51 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Changing Climate Controls
Replies: 3
Views: 410

Re: Changing Climate Controls

You can DYI with many models that you can find almost everywhere http://www.amazon.com/Digital-temperatu ... B002B0KVFQ
by hawkeye
Wed Jan 08, 2014 5:29 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: thawing rear window washer
Replies: 1
Views: 675

thawing rear window washer

Does anyone have a quick fix on thawing?unclogging a rear window washer?
by hawkeye
Thu Dec 12, 2013 8:17 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Serious question about the door latch recall
Replies: 8
Views: 1155

Re: Serious question about the door latch recall

This is what I found but the recall is 7 years old Recall ID # 06V383000 - LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH Recall Date: OCT 05, 2006 Model Affected: 2006 FORD FREESTYLE Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: ALASKA, COLORADO, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ID...
by hawkeye
Mon Dec 09, 2013 5:19 pm
Forum: Interior & Electronics
Topic: Weather Tech "Digital Fit" floor mats
Replies: 4
Views: 848

Re: Weather Tech "Digital Fit" floor mats

I ordered first, second row and cargo liner Weathertech mats for my '06 SEL from ebay. The price was better than Amazon. They fit great. I can't remember who I bought them from but the seller had a chart so you could see if the mats were compatible to your vehicle.
by hawkeye
Tue Oct 01, 2013 4:55 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Mileage since throttle body repair...
Replies: 6
Views: 409

Re: Mileage since throttle body repair...

Since TB has been cleaned my mileage is up 2.5-3 mpg in city driving
by hawkeye
Sat Sep 07, 2013 4:49 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: what is this object please?
Replies: 15
Views: 2158

Re: what is this object please?

dpfe sensor?
by hawkeye
Sun Jul 14, 2013 2:09 pm
Forum: Performance
Topic: Gas Tips
Replies: 18
Views: 4024

Re: Gas Tips

The biggest fuel saver is good maintenance. Make sure the tires are filled to specs, air, and fuel filters clean. Had my TB cleaned and picked up 2.5 MPG from that alone. And most important easy on the gas pedal.
by hawkeye
Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:11 am
Forum: Welcome / Introductions Forum
Topic: hello from missouri
Replies: 6
Views: 1295

Re: hello from missouri

I have an '06 Freestyle with AWD and 78k miles, bought used last year. It works great in snow and heavy rain conditions. Before the throttle body was cleaned I was averaging around 16 in the city. After cleaning it was up to 18.5. the few times I have it on the road before cleaning was 21-22 mpg. I ...
by hawkeye
Mon Jun 17, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Best OBDll scanner for a cheap price
Replies: 2
Views: 697

Best OBDll scanner for a cheap price

Does anyone have a recommendation for a cheap scanner?
by hawkeye
Sat Jun 01, 2013 5:01 pm
Forum: Interior & Electronics
Topic: Changing Dash Light Colour
Replies: 7
Views: 1717

Re: Changing Dash Light Colour

It is easy to pull the instrument cluster out however the bulbs are special order from Ford at about $15.00 each and to the best of my knowledge they only come clear.
by hawkeye
Thu May 23, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: List of Cars owned
Replies: 15
Views: 1394

Re: List of Cars owned

together my wife and i have owned
91 Ford Tempo
93 Chevy Lumina
99 Ford Contour
97 Ford Explorer
02 Ford Taurus
06 Ford Focus
07 Ford Focus
95 Ford Thunderbird
06 Ford Freestyle
by hawkeye
Wed May 15, 2013 5:50 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: What's the best way to carry a full-sized mattress?
Replies: 17
Views: 2984

Re: What's the best way to carry a full-sized mattress?

Unless it is a custom mattress I think it would be easier and less stressful to buy a new mattress at your destination.