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P2107 - 2005 Ford Freestyle
Hello. P2107 is the code for an issue with the vehicle's throttle control module processor. Basically, the computer has detected an issue with the vehicle's electronic throttle body and has put the vehicle in safe mode. The throttle body...
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replaced serpentine belt now no ac
If the a/c was working before you changed the belt and not it does not work and the belt squeaks then you may have put the belt on incorrect and it is blocking the a/c clutch from engaging. Check each...
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Air conditioning clutch is not engaging unless I bypass the relay.
It does sound like an issue with the pressure switch. When the switch fails, the compressor will not come on. Bypassing it turns on the compressor, which changes the pressure and allows the system to work. I would also check...
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06 ford freestylye is slow and has high rpm what is that
Hi there. There are several things that could be going on with your Ford Freestyle. If the transmission fluid is low, you might have this problem; but it's also possible that your vehicle is locked in what's called a "limp...
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I was messing with the throttle body and caused a "throttle actuator control system forced idle" problem
The computer will sense the throttle opening when the the accelerator pedal was not pressed and set a check engine code. This caused the computer to close the throttle and not allow it to open until the code is cleared...
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Hi, my daughters 2005 Ford Freestyle overheated taking my grandson to school this morning.
First off, to avoid going from the frying pan into the fire, if the car is overheating be sure to not drive it any further. Active (known) overheating has the potential to cause lots of additional problems, like a warped...
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Car cuts out when changing gears from fourth to second
Hi There, Your water pump and fan belt replacement should not have anything to do with this at all. What you are describing sounds like a faulty transmission control module or speed sensor. A faulty transmission control module may cause...
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Can I put in a motor from a different model car?
Hi there. Most of the time, when an engine swap is completed, it's with the precise engine that was offered in the vehicle you currently own. This is done to ensure you don't have misalignment issues, problems with transmission or...
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My wife's car makes a clicking noise when the wheel is turned; could it be the CVs?
Hello - Yes, your diagnostic skills are very good! It is almost certainly the CV joints, the outer joints in particular. I would recommend that you have the axle/CV joint assembly replaced in both front axles by a mobile, professional...
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how to fix the cvt transmission
The parts required will depend on exactly what has failed and that, of course, is determined through both a diagnosis and an inspection upon disassembly if it turns out that the transmission has to be rebuilt. Your car has enough...
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My car tries to start by then just turns off. 2005 Ford Freestyle
If the fuel pump is good, but is not pumping fuel then it is usually due to an issue with the inertia fuel cut off switch. This is located under the dash. It is designed to cut fuel off to...
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Heater was not blowing warm air and then the engine overheated.
The heater not working in some cases may be related to the overheating problem you are also having. This may be due to a faulty heater blower motor or potentially a bad heater core. As you may know, the heater...
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P0701 and limp mode - 2006 Ford Freestyle
Hello - the P0701 is a generic problem code which is set by the transmission, but there should be other codes, because there are other possibilities that will trigger this code. A throttle position sensor, whether dirty or malfunctioning, can...
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I have a Ford freestyle first it a has an helicopter noise wish i was made to understand its from the transmission if u put it on
Hi there. The wrench light typically indicates that maintenance or service is due on your Ford Freestyle. However, the "helicopter" sound does raise a few red flags, such as a damaged serpentine or fan belt, or possibly internal engine component...
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My freestlye is throwing code P0845 how should we resolve this?
Hi There, Code P0845 relates to a pressure sensor that is not functioning properly. When the PCM or TCM receives a signal from this sensor, this information is used to control when shifts are made according to hydraulic pressure in...
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Why will the car go into drive but won’t move??
Hi Ashley. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Sometimes this problem is caused by a damaged shift solenoid, contaminated transmission fluid or a torque converter that is wearing our or already damaged. It's also possible for internal transmission components to be...
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How much for replacement of rear differential pump? 2006 Ford Freestyle
Hi there - unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic.com offers at this time. Thanks for thinking of us though!
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My 06 ford freestyle turns over buy wont start could you possibly tell me what's the problem
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both....
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My car turns off when I go in reverse and make hard turns
You should have the computer scanned for any stored diagnostic codes for the engine idle or transmission that may be causing the stalling. When going into reverse the transmission is at highest pressures and loads on the engine. If idle...
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Engine cuts out when breaking
Check the brake booster for any vacuum leaks. The brake booster check valve could be split, the brake booster supply vacuum hose could be loose or split, or the brake booster diaphragm could have a slight tear or a pin...

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