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Ford Freestar Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Ford Freestar

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Ford Freestar is between $411 and $502 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Ford Repair Estimates
Car
Service
Price
2005 Ford Freestar
Spark Plug Replacement
$132 - $179
2004 Ford Freestar Location: Both Sides
Ball Joint Replacement - Lower
$238 - $736
2004 Ford Freestar Quantity: One
Ignition Coil Replacement
$103 - $206
2006 Ford Freestar Location: Front
Brake Pad Replacement
$123 - $225
2007 Ford Freestar Location: Front
Brake Rotor Replacement
$367 - $652

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...

Blower Motor Only Works on High

The 2004-2007 Ford Freestar with manual temperature and fan controls may have problems with the the blower motor only blowing air on certain settings. Most commonly the fan will only run on the highest setting. This is a well documented problem, and is caused by a failing blower motor resistor.

Correcting the problem is straight forward, and requires replacement of the small resistor. The resistor is normally found behind the glove box, next to the blower motor.

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Ford Freestar Questions

How do I disable the electronic hatch. It opens and then closes immediately (1 answer)

Was told I could disable it to keep it from closing automatically

Want a estimated for check and service on transaxle on a 2004 ford freestar sel (1 answer)

I have a light on the bottom left corner of the dashboard it's a picture of a gear with an exclamation point what does this mean

driver side glass came off the track. (1 answer)

need to know how to take apart driver side door on a 2004 ford freestar van,so I can put window back on its track

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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.

The Torque Convertor Output Shaft May Fail

On certain vehicles, the torque convertor output shaft may fail, resulting in complete loss of power to the drive wheels. This vehicle stalling condition increases the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the torque convertor to correct this concern. The Ford recall number is 11S25.

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.

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Ford Freestar Reviews

Bought van in 2004. Problems beginning still love it but time let it go can't complain because it was very dependable ever looking at another Ford vehicle.
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
my 2005 ford freestar is corroded with rust behind drivers side tire and there is a steel metal part that is falling apart from corrosion. nits a nightmare!

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