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by crispywabet
Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Welcome / Introductions Forum
Topic: my 1st post, manual for FS?
Replies: 7
Views: 243

Re: my 1st post, manual for FS?

I don't know if the one you listed is any better than the one I bought, but I have a similar digital one that I am somewhat happy with, but the illustrations aren't very good and they'res not a lot of them. https://www.ebay.com/itm/2005-2006-2007-FORD-FREESTYLE-WORKSHOP-REPAIR-MANUAL-in-PDF-/1430503...
by crispywabet
Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions - How-To
Topic: front sway bar / stabilizer removal
Replies: 2
Views: 137

Re: front sway bar / stabilizer removal

I did it!!! The Brand new sway bar with fixed bushings (stupid design) was $210 Canadian from Ford. I removed the nuts and bolts holding the steering rack to the subframe, this gave me a lot more room. I was able to manipulate it out to the passenger side and remove and install the new one from ther...
by crispywabet
Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Welcome / Introductions Forum
Topic: my 1st post, manual for FS?
Replies: 7
Views: 243

Re: my 1st post, manual for FS?

Can you (or anyone) post a picture of a few pages from your OEM shop manual that describes/shows the removal of the stabilizer bar, I separated the steering rack from the sub frame, it gave me a lot more room, but I still can't get it out, so close, but just not going to happen. I'd like to know wha...
by crispywabet
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions - How-To
Topic: front sway bar / stabilizer removal
Replies: 2
Views: 137

front sway bar / stabilizer removal

Hello, I am in the middle of a job and need help ASAP. I'm stuck at a spot where I have my front lower stabilizer bar disconnected and the subframe lowered as much as possible, but I can't get it out I've followed the direction to a "T" but there isn't enough room to get the bar out. Stabilizer Bar ...
by crispywabet
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Performance
Topic: Throttle body HELP
Replies: 6
Views: 248

Re: Throttle body HELP

Oh, wow, that's a lot different then what I had to deal with.
Good luck
by crispywabet
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Welcome / Introductions Forum
Topic: my 1st post, manual for FS?
Replies: 7
Views: 243

Re: my 1st post, manual for FS?

okay thanks, and are the manuals easy enough to follow, like the haynes, chilton ones?
I need help asap I'm stuck at a spot where I have my front lower stabilizer bar disconnected and the subframe lowered as much as possible, but I can't get it out
by crispywabet
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: Welcome / Introductions Forum
Topic: my 1st post, manual for FS?
Replies: 7
Views: 243

my 1st post, manual for FS?

Hello everyone, I have a 2006 FS, I've never been able to find a repair manual form Haynes/Chilton or anything that compares. Is there a good repair/maintenance manual/reference out there? I purchased a 4831 page PDF online (supposed to be what the mechanics use) it is okay, but it doesn't show a lo...
by crispywabet
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: Performance
Topic: Throttle body HELP
Replies: 6
Views: 248

Re: Throttle body HELP

Hello, I just found and bookmarked this forum, seems it'll be useful! My Throttle Body (TB) causing lack of power and even stalling a few years ago, I've read a lot about them being a problem with the Freestyle (FS). The codes let me to the TB as well. Eventually the only thing that helped was for m...