2004-2006 Ford Freestar Window Regulator Removal and Installation

General Tech Tips: • Use painter’s tape rather than duct tape to secure window. It will not damage paint or leave sticky residue. • A plastic pry tool is useful. It will not easily damage delicate trim like a screwdriver or metal pry bar. • The replacement regulator should have a liberal amount of grease on slide area. If there is not much grease present, white lithium grease works well to lubricate the slide area. • Aftermarket window tinting c…

2005-2006 Ford Freestar Front Drive Halfshafts Removal And Installation

1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist. For additional information, refer to Section 100-02. 2. Remove the front wheel and tire assembly. For additional information, refer to Section 204-04.3. CAUTION: Remove or tape the brake pads to prevent them from falling out of the anchor plate. CAUTION: To prevent damage to the brake hose, do not allow the disc brake caliper to hang suspended from the hose. NOTE: Remove the front brake ant…

2004-2007 Ford Freestar Engine/ Transmission Driveability ISSUES Removal and Installation

ISSUE Some 1999-2003 Windstar and 2004-2007 Freestar / Monterey vehicles built prior to 6/22/2006 may exhibit engine / transmission driveability issues due to water entering the powertrain control module (PCM) or transaxle vent. Symptoms may include various diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs), harsh or delayed transmission shifts / engagements, no reverse engagement, engine overheat, engine lean condition causing a misfire (possibly leading to melte…

2005-2006 Ford Expedition A/C CONDENSATION LEAKING ONTO THE PASSENGER FRONT FLOOR

ISSUE Some 2005-2006 Expedition and Navigator vehicles may exhibit water leaking on to the passenger floor from the A/C plenum drain tube area. ACTION Refer to the following Service Procedure to determine if the water leak is from the air conditioning drain tube and repair as necessary. SERVICE PROCEDURE 1. Turn off air suspension, if equipped. 2. Verify the leak is from the HVAC case drain seal and not from another source. Pull back the carpet…

2006 Ford F-550 Turbocharger Removal and Installation

Removal 1. Remove the turbocharger intake tube. For additional information, refer to TURBOCHARGER INTAKE TUBE. 2. Disconnect the charge air cooler (CAC) inlet pipe.3. Remove the push pins.4. Disconnect the 2 wiring harness push pins and position aside.5. Disconnect the turbocharger variable vane hydraulic control valve electrical connector.6. Remove the bolts for the oil supply tube. Remove and discard the gasket.7. Remove the bolt and turbochar…