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 ProblemsEGR Orifice in Intake Manifold May Plug With Sludge and Cause Misfire
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.
2006 Ford Freestar QuestionsMy 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
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
2006 Ford Freestar RecallsThe 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.
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 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.