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2004 Ford Freestar Overview

The 2004 Ford Freestar was launched as a successor to the aging Windstar minivan. From its inception, the Freestar suffered from something of an identity crisis: described as both a 'van' and a 'wagon' in Ford's marketing materials, it was also sometimes lumped in with the SUV offerings from Dearborn.

The Freestar may have been an idea whose time had come...and already gone by the time it was rolled out. Although many suburban moms had loved their Windstars in the '90s, the market for large family passenger vehicles had changed pretty dramatically by 2004.

Drivers who were looking for lots of room at a relatively low curbweight, and who didn't mind giving up some agility, did find the '04 Ford Freestar to have some advantages over comparable SUVs. Because it was relatively low to the ground, the Freestar was easier to get in and out of (and easier to customize with ramps and lifts for drivers with disabilities).

The 2004 Freestar came in cargo van and passenger van body styles, and in Standard and Limited trims. Drivers and reviewers praised the Freestar for its quiet ride, thanks to some high-tech acoustical engineering and insulation from Ford. The '04 Freestar seated seven, and had a cargo capacity of 137.8 cubic feet (with seats removed). Gas mileage was a respectable 18 mpg city, 23 mpg highway.

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Shaking And Check Engine Light Blinking

My Ford Freestar has started shaking while idling and now even when driving. I noticed the RPM gauge bounces up and down as well. Then just recently my Check Engine Light has started blinking. I w...

2004 Ford Freestar Electrical Problem

. I have a 2004 Ford Free Star and something weird has been happening. Once in while when I am on the road I hear click sound sound (not clicking) one click sound and my radio goes dead, no time, n...

Rear Defrost

If the rear window is busted out in a 2004 FREESTAR FORD would it cause the battery to go dead?

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Van Stalls

My van runs good for about 30/40 miles. Then it jerks loses power and shuts off. It will start back up drive a few miles then stall again. I've changed cam shaft sensor and mass airflow sensor . D...

Van

When I go to turn on my van likes to shut off then turn back on runs fine most times but sometimes need to start it a 2nd time what could this be I'm clueless