Never Happened In The Past 3+ Years Of Ownership Until This Year. The contact felt that the failure was due to the lack of lubricant the oil pump received when it was replaced. After pulling off the road I tried several times to start the vehicle, to no avail. The Continuous Problem Seems To Be The Engine And Malfunction Light Will Come On And The Vehicle Reduces Power And Speed. Replaced throttle body module and now vehicle will not go into gear.
The contact shut off the vehicle and when restarting, the vehicle resumed as normal for approximately one hour until the failure recurred. When you are driving you feel the engine reving up. I bought a used 2007 transmission to save some money. I took it to a transmission shop they could not find anything wrong and it shows no symptoms when they read the computer. May 10, 2011 My 2006 ford freestyle Lurches Forward When I Take My Foot Off The Brake. The Inner Tie Rod Ends Went Out.
After having it towed away on a flat bed tow truck and 2 days of diagnostics at a Ford dealer repair shop it was found to need an entirely new transmission. On March 7th I Cleaned The Throttle Body Myself And Found A Ring Of Carbon Around The Butterfly. June 10, 2011 I Was Driving Down The Road When Suddenly The Car Shudder ed And Lost Accelerator power. The Vehicle Was Not Taken The Dealer For Inspection Or Repairs. Putting it on the scanner showed only one code related to transmission solenoid. And it is difficult to almost impossible to accelerate.
I Am Also Disappointed That This Is A Known Problem And Nothing Has Been Done About It. Aug 01, 2010 2006 ford freestyle. I did that last week but the problem came back. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. I hit the retread at full speed. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
This Occurrence Was In 95 Degree Weather With The Air Conditioner Running. The failure persisted and would the vehicle would also abnormally accelerate forward. This Has Been Accruing Everyday Now. May 18, 2011 2006 ford freestyle Is Having An Acceleration Problem. Seems To Be At Lower Temperatures. Then My Car Would Shoot Forward And Shut Off. Dealer found transmission pan gasket needed to be replaced.
It Also Loses Power And Cuts Off While Trying To Drive. During That Time I Have Also Had To Replace The Water Pump And Harmonize Balancer. Also, When The Car Starts To Back Up Or In Slow Forward Speeds such As Parking , The Engine Shuts Off On Its Own. I am not sure which ones but the throtel body assembly is not one of them. Dealer could not find a problem with the vehicle. Researching The Potential Cause Of This Problem Led Me To Your Site And Prompted Me To File A Complaint. Oct 19, 2009 I Had A Persistent Problem With My 2006 ford freestyle.
Each Time They Heard Nothing And Did Nothing. I Had Just Shifted In To Reverse And Lighted Up On The Brake, And The Car Throttled Backwards. Over the course of 3 months it has been back 6 times, often for weeks, and the transmission has been pulled 3 times. The Lurching Occurs Even If I Do Not Press The Pedal. This Is Totally Unfair For Loyal ford Customers To Have Deal With. I Will Put The Car Into Reverse And Ease My Foot Off The Brake And Not Even Touch The Gas Pedal And Fly Backwards.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. After Turning Vehicle Off And Then Back On, Wrench Light Did Not Come Back On, So We Drove Additional 5 Miles To Home, Then To Dealer 20 Miles Next Day. The Contact Applied Abrupt Pressure To The Brakes And Was Able To Stop The Unintended Acceleration. I Was Told To File A Complaint And You Might Help With A Recall For This Problem. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.