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2005 Ford Freestar Minivan - Consumer Reviews

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Works ok but so many little problems
6 of 8 people found this review helpful
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By IRISBRAMBLE
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2005 Ford Freestar Minivan Limited 4dr Minivan (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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Bought this car after my brand new jeep was totaled in a car accident that was not my fault. I bought straight out from my mechanic it had 90,000 miles on it. Never of the electric sliding doors work right they get stuck, they don't open, or open again after closing. Power locks sometimes don't work, and the alarm sometimes goes off for no reason. The tire light is constantly on and it burns oil, I have had the fuel system and lines goes several times, and converter went as well. The most annoying thing is about 6 months ago I lost all radio reception and just a week ago my front windshield wipers stopped working. I have had this van almost 3 years and it still runs so I can't get rid of it but i wish I could.


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Van has been in dealer's repair shop 4x in 2 month
6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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By Bill Gould
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2005 Ford Freestar Minivan Limited 4dr Minivan (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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I bought this van used with 150xxx miles on it and was very, very happy with it. It is comfortable to ride in. I buy and sell used furniture and I removed the second row seats so that I can carry a lot of "cargo". It handles very well. Put on full set of new tires and the ride was improved, very smooth and quiet. BUT....out of the blue one day I lost power without warning (later found that this was fairly common on this model). Dealer replaced torque converter because it was a recall item. It has been back into the repair shop three other times since them, each time I was told it was one sensor or another, which were replaced. It is currently in the repair shop for the fourth time, has been there five days already and no word on what will make it work the way it is supposed to. Thankfully I have a free loaner car to use while waiting to hear. Great car, ..........until it breaks down.


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Love it!
5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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By Randy
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2005 Ford Freestar Minivan Limited 4dr Minivan (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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I love this van. It gets good gas mileage (23 mpg) and is very comfortable. I just drove it on a 1000 mile trip and had a blast!


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Good gas mileage. Very comfortable.


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Just a fun car
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By tarkin1944
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2005 Ford Freestar Minivan Limited 4dr Minivan (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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This car has been so much fun to own and drive. I'm a good driver and drive conservatively. The body part fits are wonderful and the interior is beautiful for a minivan. I only wish that Ford would continue to build them.


Best Features

The car is just loaded with all the important features a driver would want, music, lighting, rear sensors, smoothness on the road, etc.


Worst Features

Really at this point I can not think of anything more then what it already has.


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Freestar-Limited
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By Romeo Pierre
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2005 Ford Freestar Minivan Limited 4dr Minivan (4.2L 6cyl 4A)


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Very comfortable to drive. Excellent viewing of the road. Bright light to drive at night, very spacious cargo space, very quite on the road, not bad on gas 22 miles a gallon on highway.


Best Features

Bucket heated power seat.


Worst Features

Better gas millage, 5 speed transmission will sure make the different.


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