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Ford Freestar Questions

johnjbieble
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Can A Bad [ Egr ] Cause A Clunking Sound Under Load Only ?

parts says, i have a bad egr code van clunks as i excellerate goes away when i leave off fuel any idea's ??

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johnjbieble
5

Torque Converter,was Replaced Now I Have Clunking In Gear Under Load ?

ehgine is smooth in park put in drive and clunk

9 views with 2 answers (last answer 6 hours ago)
findk8here
0

2004 Ford Freestar, When The Air Temp Gets Above 110 Outside, The Van Will ...

I live in Vegas and we are having a hotter than normal summer. Of late, if the van is driven when its above 110 it starts to leak gas fumes. The car is currently not throwing up any trouble codes.

2 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)
sg1980
0

My 2006 Ford Freestar's Passenger Seat Belt Is Locked, How Di Get It Unlock...

2 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 weeks ago)
mathlete005
0

I Have A Loud Clunking Noise Coming From The Back Half Of The Car.

The clunks get faster (and louder) as the car goes faster (it seems related to tire rotation speed rather than to engine RPM). The clunks are one every few seconds at 5-10 mph, and I can also feel th...

24 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

About the Ford Freestar

The Ford Freestar was launched in 2004 as a successor to Ford's Windstar minivan.  The Freestar had a few strikes against it out of the gate: the market for family transportation had been dominated by SUVs for some time, and the minivan was seen as clunky and old-fashioned; rising gas prices made the Freestar's lack of fuel efficiency a real negative with potential buyers; and the Freestar just wasn't that interesting-looking a vehicle.

Where the Freestar could potentially have made more of a splash, though, was in its innovative safety features.  In response to concerns about rollover and crash safety, Ford re-engineered the old Windstar model and incorporated state-of-the-art safety features.  Four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with a proprietary anti-skid system were standard on all trims, for instance; side guard airbeams helped the Freestar earn top scores on government and private crash tests; and an optional side-curtain airbag system provided superior protection to drivers and passengers throughout.

Here's the question about the Freestar: is it a minivan?  A wagon?  Some kind of SUV/minivan blend?  Ford really didn't quite know how to market this vehicle, which may be one of the reasons the Ford Freestar never caught on with the American buying public.

Rumor has it that 2007 will be the last model year for the Ford Freestar; its sister vehicle, the Mercury Monterey, has already been discontinued. Automotive writers predict that the Freestar will be replaced by one of the 'people mover' models (based on a Volvo platform) that have been in the works at Ford for a while.