2006 Ford Freestar

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Available in 3 styles:  2006 Ford Freestar 4dr Wagon shown
Asking Price Range
$3,056–$10,404
Estimated MPG

17–18 city / 23–24 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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Freestar

SEATS

Recall number: 13V081000
Recall date: 03/07/2013

Problem Summary:

FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2007 FREESTAR AND MERCURY MONTEREY VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 24, 2003, THROUGH NOVEMBER 7, 2006, EQUIPPED WITH A THIRD ROW SEAT AND ORIGINALLY SOLD IN, OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE THIRD ROW STOWABLE SEAT CAN EXPERIENCE CORROSION AND STRUCTURAL DEGRADATION AT THE SEAT ANCHOR MECHANISM MOUNTED TO THE REAR WHEEL WELLS. AS A RESULT OF THE CORROSION, THE THIRD ROW SEAT MAY NOT FULLY LATCH INTO ITS SEATING POSITION.

Consequence:

IN THE EVENT THAT THE VEHICLE IS CRASHED INTO FROM THE REAR, AN UNLATCHED SEAT MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.

Corrective Action:

FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW THIRD ROW SEAT LATCH STRIKER MOUNTING BRACKETS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON MARCH 27, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/24/2003 and 11/07/2006.


SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Recall number: 07V168000
Recall date: 04/12/2007

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN MINI VAN CONVERSIONS, THE BRAKE LINES MAY HAVE BEEN ROUTED INCORRECTLY. THE BRAKE LINES CAN MAKE CONTACT AND CHAFE ON THE STABILIZER BAR.

Consequence:

IF THIS HAPPENS, THE LINES COULD WEAR THROUGH CAUSING PARTIAL OR FULL LOSS OF BRAKING ABILITY DUE TO A LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BRAKE LINES TO MAKE SURE THE ROUTING IS CORRECT. IF NO CHAFING IS FOUND, THE BRAKE LINES WILL BE SECURED TO THE VEHICLE CHASSIS. IF THE BRAKE LINES ARE WORN, THE LINES WILL BE REPLACED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 15, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VMI AT 1-800-348-8267.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 05/15/2007.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 01/16/2004 and 10/16/2006.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Recall number: 06E056000
Recall date: 06/13/2006

Problem Summary:

CERTAIN AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS SOLD UNDER THE PUROLATOR BRAND NAME, P/N F65277, SHIPPED FROM JANUARY 16 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2006, FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO INCORRECT DESIGN, THE QUICK CONNECTORS MAY NOT FULLY SEAT WITH THE TUBE INTERFACE, EVEN THOUGH THE PERSON MAKING THE CONNECTION MAY BELIEVE THAT THE QUICK CONNECTOR IS FULLY ATTACHED.

Consequence:

FAILURE OF THIS CONNECTION COULD LEAD TO FUEL SPILLAGE AND, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action:

UFI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 4, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT UFI FILTERS USA AT 800-230-5876.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 08/04/2006.


STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

Recall number: 06V069000
Recall date: 03/09/2006

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN VANS EQUIPPED WITH THE POWER LIFTGATE OPTION, THE POWER LIFTGATE MOTOR AUTOMATICALLY DISENGAGES AFTER THE LIFTGATE IS POWERED OPEN.

Consequence:

IN THE EVENT OF A LIFTGATE STRUT MALFUNCTION, THE LIFTGATE CAN FALL FREELY WITH NO PRIOR WARNING. ANYONE STANDING BENEATH THE LIFTGATE MAY BE INJURED IF THE LIFTGATE FALLS.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE POWER LIFTGATE MODULE TO REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD THAT THE LIFTGATE COULD FALL FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 15, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 03/15/2006.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 04/13/2004 and 12/13/2005.


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