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Ford Freestar Questions

julieb33
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2005 Ford Freestar Seat Belt Alarm Rings While Driving Even Though Belts Ar...

Alarm rings and seat belt light flashes every few minutes while driving even though seat belts are buckled. How can this be fixed???

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pendragonz
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2006 Ford Freestar Heat On Driver Side Will Not Shut Off

When cold air conditioning is on cold air will come out of all vents in the van except on the drivers side. Only hot air will come out.

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newbie15
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What Does Engine Light Blinking When...

ford freestar van 2004, engine light blinking, hear a misfire sound of sorts, and when stepping on gas there is a delay to speed up

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dangme
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Brake Light And Turn Signal Not Working On 2005 Ford Freestar. Front Turn S...

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Rolandito7
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How Can I Get The Dvd Player To Play Is Not Turning On At All

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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.