2006 Ford Freestar Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Ford Freestar

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2006 Ford Freestar Problems

Engine Misfire Due to Plugged EGR Orifice

On higher mileage vehicles, one or more EGR orifice in the intake manifold may plug with sludge. This can cause the engine to misfire when first accelerating because too much exhaust gas is directed into the cylinders where the orifice is not plugged. Cleaning the clogged passages should correct this concern.

Saving your Transmission ,check your Coil Pack soon as it starts misfiring....

Most of the PCM problems are from the Coil Pack getting wet causing the coil pack to crack in a few places,that lets your power sparks escape out the walls of the pack....it will cause Transmission to go ..I have been there already...Going get another coil pack now...to check this problem yourself..remove coil pack ..if it,s dark brown it,s bad...but if you can see inside the works inside it,s good...Good Luck ...I like the Van also...

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2006 Ford Freestar Questions

My van backfires under acceleration (3 answers)

When I take off from a stop under acceleration my van backfires it also seems to misfire but it's not as bad with the AC off

driving and the car just stops running turn the car in give a few minutes and i (1 answer)

and it will start up again I'm afraid to drive the car I have 2 young boy don't want to take a chance on us getting killed what to do

Where is the. ac orifice located and how to replace ? (1 answer)

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2006 Ford Freestar Recalls

The Third Row Seat May Not Latch Correctly

The third row seat can experience rust at the seat anchor mechanism mounted to each rear wheel well. As a result, the seat may not fully latch into its seating position. If the vehicle is hit from the rear, an unlatched seat may increase the risk of injury. Dealers will install new third row seat latch striker mounting brackets to correct this concern.

Brake Fluid Leaks From Brake Lines - Handicap Conversion Vans Only

The brake lines may have been improperly routed and may chafe on the sway bar. This can cause the lines to develop a brake fluid leak. Dealers will inspect the routing of the lines and secure them if no chafing is found. If chafing is found, affected brake lines will be replaced free of charge to resolve the problem.

The Power Liftgate May Fall

The power liftgate motor disengages automatically after the liftgate is powered open, and the liftgate may fall unexpectedly if the liftgate strut fails. If the liftgate falls freely, anyone standing under it may be injured. Dealers will reprogram the power liftgate module to reduce the chances of the liftgate free falling. The recall began March 15, 2006. The Ford recall number is 06S42.

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2006 Ford Freestar Reviews

I have a 2006 Ford Freestar #3 cylinder is misfiring Is What The Code Reader Is telling me and the Engine light is on Cowboy Carl
La camioneta FreeStar del 2006, ella prendia,un dia se tuvo que auxiliarla por la bateria que estaba danada, y ahora no prende la camioneta, no hace nada de sonido al pasar el swich. Que podra ser????
No you do not need to lift the engine! You need to remove the plastic cowl below the windshield to get your hand behind the engine..

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