Ford Freestar Model Overview

Ford Freestar Questions

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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...

No Front Heat Or Defrost. Plenty In The Rear Passenger Area

. I have have no defrost upfront but the blower motor is working also I have no heat the heater is working in the back of the vehicle

2005 Freestar Door Ajar Keeps Going Off

the door ajar chime keeps going off, when all doors are closed, why

Missing

When I take off it does great until I get up to 45 mph them it cuts out real bad until I get my speed up to 50mph then straightens up. It does the same thing Everytime I stop and take off again.

What Do The Model Letters Stand For? Se, Sel, I Read That The Model Types W...

Ford Freestar Overview

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.

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