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how long would it take to replace a pressure hose
Hi there. The pressure hose on your vehicle calls for around one hour of labor to replace. Being that is calls for one hour, it should be fairly easy. This would be assuming that there are not any other issues...
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Transmission compatible
No, your escape has a CD4E transmission, the Freestar uses the 4F50N. The only other vehicle that will work is the Mazda Tribute. The only model years are 2001 or 2002, depending on the production date of your car. It...
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Obd scan tool is not reading. Car wont start. An battery keeps dying. New battery
Check fuse number 11 in fuse box to see if it is blown. Check all fuses in engine and interior fuse boxes for any blown ones. You may need to try disconnecting the engine control module and reconnecting it...
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Windows won't roll down or up on older model minivan
Check fuses #6 and #10 in the underhood fuse box. The regulators could be bad. There are also two relays involved in the window operation on the Freestar. If you are not familiar with electrical wiring, it may be best...
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Q: Power window problem
Hello! I believe that the issue you are having is caused by a faulty window regulator. It is a fairly common part failure on your particular vehicle. I suggest that a knowledgable technician, such as one from YourMechanic, test the...
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What causes my van to not shift speeds correctly
The shifting is controlled by the transmission control module and if the shift light is flashing then the module is detecting a problem in one of the sensors (like a speed sensor which will cause the module to set a...
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I am having issues with the defroster blowing cold air on the driver side
Hi there. There is a blend door issue on your ducting to your heating and air conditioning system. Check all of the blend doors and make sure that they are working. The blend door that is not working properly can...
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Van surges and transmission shifts hard. Driving down the road you can feel the engine kick back. Sometimes will die down and cut
Hey there. The transmission control module (TCM) helps regulate fuel efficiency and power while storing information about the transmission system in its memory. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. ...
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Hours of Labor to replace the water pump
I looked into the labor time on this online for you. It looks like this job takes about 2.7 hours to do this job. Consider YourMechanic for your water pump replacement as a certified professional can come to your home...
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Why is my transaxle light flashing on and off?
In general, if your dash warning lights flash briefly right after cranking your engine and then turn off, this is normal. Each system is performing a self-check. The lights turn off after verifying that the systems are operating. If one...
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Should your repair or replace stabilizer links on a 2005 Ford Freestar
Typically if you have bad stabilizer links then they should be replaced as an assembly. In most cases it is the bushings that fail, but the links that they mount to become distorted over time. To ensure that they last...
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I have a P1450 code, unable to bleed fuel tank, in my 2005 Ford Freestar.
Hello. Typically when you get this code it is caused by a blockage in one of the EVAP lines. I usually need to do a smoke test to find where the issue is. I usually find it in the line...
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I have a 2004 Ford Freestar. I just recently had the transmission fluid changed. Now my van won't go into gear. Did that possibly
Changing the transmission fluid will not typically cause the transmission to fail. You should check the fluid level. If the level is too low, the transmission will malfunction. There are also external faults, such as problems with the shift linkage,...
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Need my 2004 Freestar camsfaft synchronizer replaced, cost?? 2004 Ford Freestar
Hi there - from your description, it is hard to tell whether you need the [camshaft position sensor](https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/how-long-does-a-camshaft-position-sensor-last, or the camshaft position actuator (sometimes called the variable valve timing actuator or solenoid). Please forward the problem codes (Pxxxx) for this...
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gas coming out of throttle body
Hi there. This is going to probably sound like an obvious reply, but without knowing exactly where on the throttle body the leak is coming from, it's hard to tell you what might be the source and what repairs are...
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Where are the motor mounts location on a 2004 Ford Free star. I see the top one. Need to life motor to replace water pump. 2004 Ford Freestyle
Hi there - there are actually 4 mounts that locate the engine/transmission as a unit. The top link (you've already identified) is, complemented by 3 additional mounts around the lower perimeter of the engine/transmission, attaching the unit to the frame....
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Leaking oil and smoking but temp gauge isn't moving - smells like burnt rubber 2004 Ford Freestar
Hi there - your symptoms describe 2 problems, unrelated to each other. The burned oil smell is likely a leaking gasket, most likely the valve/cam cover gasket. It would leak down onto hot exhaust, causing the smell and light smoke...
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Power sliding door stuck open after van was jump started.
Hi there. In most cases, this issue is caused by the electrical motor being locked due to the battery swap. The only way to resolve this problem is to have a professional mechanic replace the motor. In the meantime, you...
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2005 Ford Freestar 3.9l idles rough and then dies. OBD codes are P2196, P2198, P0172, P0175. Any likely fixes?
Hi Ben. Thanks for contacting us today. It appears you've got multiple component failures or problems that are causing this stalling issue you're experiencing. Two of the OBD-II codes that stand out are the P-0191 and P-2196 codes. I would...
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Occassional blinking wrench light and hard shift into second gear as well as occasional loss of forward motion with high rev.
Hi Robert. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The wrench light is a warning or service light, that indicates that the vehicle is due to for a routine service check. With 150,000 miles, this is rather common and often indicates a...

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