Ford Freestar Model Overview

Ford Freestar Questions

I Can Not Lock My Doors On My Ford Freestar From Either The Driver Or Passe...

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04 Ford Freestar Coolant Leaking From Aux Heater Hoses And Back Up Sensor

Today we took the van out and you can smell coolant driping on the exhaust and when van is idling with out rad cap on and no heat on you can see coolant coming up to the top of the reservoir and gos...

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Have Had Engine On Light Checked At Sto Zone And Changed Very Thing Thy Sai...

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Ford Freestar 06

I have a 2006 Ford Freestar and the AC went out at the same time the radiator fan started running non-stop what could it be

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When I Turned On A/c Air Comes Only Thru The Defrost

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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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