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by Africa_FS_07
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: The Dreaded CVT
Replies: 5
Views: 492

Re: The Dreaded CVT

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 ...
by Africa_FS_07
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions - How-To
Topic: 2005 ford freestyle awd sel
Replies: 2
Views: 286

Re: 2005 ford freestyle awd sel

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?
by Africa_FS_07
Fri May 24, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Interior & Electronics
Topic: How to replace a clockspring.
Replies: 8
Views: 612

Re: How to replace a clockspring.

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 ...
by Africa_FS_07
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Identify these for me, Please.
Replies: 3
Views: 301

Re: Identify these for me, Please.

for object in 2nd picture, see this topic:

viewtopic.php?t=6170#p42639
by Africa_FS_07
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: so great to be back!
Replies: 12
Views: 648

Re: so great to be back!

Jim likes catwalks wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:48 pm
If you buy another freestyle I have some spare transmission parts lol
LOL :lol:
by Africa_FS_07
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: so great to be back!
Replies: 12
Views: 648

Re: so great to be back!

mmsstar wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:49 am
If you get a Flex come on over here
https://www.fordflex.net/forums/index.php
surely will do sir!!!
by Africa_FS_07
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: so great to be back!
Replies: 12
Views: 648

Re: so great to be back!

mmsstar wrote:
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:25 am
Welcome back
mmsstar......thanks a Lot ! :lol:
by Africa_FS_07
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: so great to be back!
Replies: 12
Views: 648

Re: so great to be back!

jas88 wrote:
Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:45 am
Does back mean you bought another FS?
Jass88......nope, currently in an 08 Odyssey EX-L with NAVI, looking for an "affordable" Ford Flex with NAVI, any steal priced one for a 2012 and above. :roll:
by Africa_FS_07
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: so great to be back!
Replies: 12
Views: 648

Re: so great to be back!

Brooklyn_Freestyle wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:58 am
Welcome back Africa, good to see you on here again. When I first got my FS your post were gold to me.
Brooklyn_Freestyle ......Thanks a lot ! :lol:
by Africa_FS_07
Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: so great to be back!
Replies: 12
Views: 648

so great to be back!

wow,

haven't been here in a while....so much water under the bridge! :lol:

is Voodoo Bob still alive? :oops:

i miss my mentors Jaunty75 and Jack Watts so badly!

so glad to be back! :lol:
by Africa_FS_07
Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Speedometer freezes
Replies: 3
Views: 365

Re: Speedometer freezes

+1 Dan. the 2005 year models AND some of the early 2006 year models had some defects in the board soldering. you can re-solder the troublesome "bath tub" prongs on the Board yourself, or just buy another USED speedometer from a late model 2006...or any model 2007 and instal. if you'd like to fix you...
by Africa_FS_07
Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Cvt issues and throwing codes,can anyone help???
Replies: 17
Views: 1656

Re: Cvt issues and throwing codes,can anyone help???

..once again, balshoye spaseeba, agromnaye spaseeba !.. Many thanks, Africa_FS_07.. I'm shocked.. Now I know how my attempts to speak English look like. Excuse me!!! " :D Aarg :oops: , my apologies, mr Xvert! , I guess I overshot the runway :shock: ! Oh drats, now the mischievous voodoo poet will h...
by Africa_FS_07
Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Cvt issues and throwing codes,can anyone help???
Replies: 17
Views: 1656

Re: Cvt issues and throwing codes,can anyone help???

.....There is a filter in/on each of its five (5) Solenoids which get clogged overtime with metal debris from the wear and tear of the Trans, just like any other Trans...... with Many thanks to mr Xvert, i found one of the old pictures from the Mechatronics Solenoid "How to Clean" in his files. You...
by Africa_FS_07
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Cvt issues and throwing codes,can anyone help???
Replies: 17
Views: 1656

Re: Cvt issues and throwing codes,can anyone help???

Unfortunately, Mike's pictures are no longer showing on here because he's no longer a member. I once saved Mike's theme to read off-line ( files , the "repairing" folder), but I can not check it now because of the vary slow internet. It would be good if the moderator restored this great topic. Ah m...
by Africa_FS_07
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Cvt issues and throwing codes,can anyone help???
Replies: 17
Views: 1656

Re: Cvt issues and throwing codes,can anyone help???

My 06' SEL FWD just threw the same codes. P0701(Trans Control System), P0871(Trans Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch C), and P0961(Pressure Control Solenoid A) P0701(Trans Control System) was Status 60: DTC present at time of request. P0871(Trans Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch C) Status 60: DTC present at...