If the rear brakes wear out abnormally fast, this can be caused by defective rear brake pads. The rear wheels may also appear to become excessively dusty. They should be replaced with revised brake pads, and all wheel drive (AWD) vehicles should replace front brake pads as well.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Ford Freestyle Rear Brakes Wear Out Abnormally Fast
Ford Freestyle Problem
Average Mileage: 73,666 mi (12,000 mi - 161,000 mi)
Visitor, 2005 Ford Freestyle, 12,000 mi
happend twice first at 12K and then at 50K.
Visitor, 2006 Ford Freestyle, 161,000 mi
back bearing are going out and not working right. Inition switch is another issue. When taking out the key. I have to work with it to get it to turn.
I have replaced my breaks several times I had to replace my rear calipers is that normal. I've had other issues. Throttle body sensor which was supposed to have been replaced however it was only cleaned and sensor reset. Car in shop now fir that very problem. And AC only works well if accelerating. These problems with many yet some not recalled. Makes no sense.
Visitor, 2006 Ford Freestyle, 67,000 mi
awd rear brakes need to be replaced. not sure if this is abnormal or just normal wear.
Visitor, 2005 Ford Freestyle, 85,000 mi
these brakes were under engineered we have to replae every 18K to 20K miles bad transmission dont ever buy one