Ford Freestar: Air Conditioner Not Cold → Diagnosis

One of the most inconvenient vehicular problems is when the A/C won’t blow cold air.  If your Ford Freestar isn’t keeping you cool, we’ve outlined some of the most common reasons why this might be happening. The only thing that the air conditioning system has in common with the heater is that they both use … Read moreFord Freestar: Air Conditioner Not Cold → Diagnosis

Ford Freestar: Bad Alternator → Symptoms & Diagnosis

A bad alternator can leave your Ford Freestar without power and unable to move.  Alternators don’t always go bad in the exact same way.  We’ll cover the symptoms of when an alternator goes bad, and how to diagnose a bad one (which is really pretty easy).   How Your Freestar’s Alternator Works The alternator’s job … Read moreFord Freestar: Bad Alternator → Symptoms & Diagnosis

Ford Freestar: Bad Alternator → Symptoms & Diagnosis

A bad alternator can leave your Ford Freestar without power and unable to move.  Alternators don’t always go bad in the exact same way.  We’ll cover the symptoms of when an alternator goes bad, and how to diagnose a bad one (which is really pretty easy).   How Your Freestar’s Alternator Works The alternator’s job … Read moreFord Freestar: Bad Alternator → Symptoms & Diagnosis

Ford Freestar: Bad Spark Plugs → Symptoms and Diagnosis

Bad spark plugs can cause many problems with your Ford Freestar.  Bad spark plug symptoms may be subtle, or incredibly noticeable. The basic design and task of the spark plug has changed little over the last 100 years.  They sit on top of the combustion chamber and ignite the air/fuel mixture and start the power … Read moreFord Freestar: Bad Spark Plugs → Symptoms and Diagnosis

Ford Freestar P0155: O2 Sensor – Heating Element Failed (Bank 2 – Sensor 1)

P0155 is a very common OBDII code that occurs in the Ford Freestar. It is caused by a failure in one of the oxygen sensors heated elements, specifically bank 2 sensor 1. The purpose of the heated element in the oxygen sensor is to quickly bring your O2 sensor up to normal operating temperature after … Read moreFord Freestar P0155: O2 Sensor – Heating Element Failed (Bank 2 – Sensor 1)

Ford Freestar P0154: O2 Sensor → No Activity Detected Bank 2 Sensor 1

  P0154 is a relatively common trouble code. It’s generic, which means that it has the same meaning for any vehicle with OBDII (Ford Freestar or not). It means that the PCM/ECM is not detecting any activity from the sensor. There can be many reasons for this code to throw. These include a bad o2 … Read moreFord Freestar P0154: O2 Sensor → No Activity Detected Bank 2 Sensor 1

Ford Freestar P0151: O2 Sensor Low Voltage (Bank 2 -Sensor 1)

P0151 is a general OBDII code that occurs in many automobiles, including the Ford Freestar. It’s letting you know that there is an issue with the wiring/harness going to the sensor, or the sensor itself is bad. There are also some less likely problems that can cause P0151. We’ll go over those below. Bank 2 is … Read moreFord Freestar P0151: O2 Sensor Low Voltage (Bank 2 -Sensor 1)