Ford Freestyle P0327: Knock Sensor → Low input

  P0327 is a powertrain related OBD-II trouble code. It has the same meaning for the Ford Freestyle as it would any other vehicle. By definition, P0327 means that the vehicles ECM/PCM is getting a signal that is lower than the defined operational range. Clearing this code typically requires a new knock sensor or correcting … Read more Ford Freestyle P0327: Knock Sensor → Low input

Ford Freestyle Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Overheating is the worst thing that can happen to your Ford Freestyle’s transmission.  An overheating transmission will drastically shorten its service life.  If you suspect that your transmission is overheating, doing something about it now can keep you from an expensive transmission repair later.  Low transmission fluid is the number one cause of an overheating … Read more Ford Freestyle Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Ford Freestyle Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis

  Your Ford Freestyle’s cooling system passes antifreeze throughout its engine.  The main parts of the system are the thermostat, radiator, water pump, coolant itself, and the hoses.  If any of these parts go bad, you may experience radiator a leak.  A radiator leak is very common.  You should notice the leak directly under your … Read more Ford Freestyle Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis

Ford Freestyle: P0720 → OSS Circuit → Malfunction

P0720 is a generic OBD II trouble code, which means that it has the same meaning for your Ford Freestyle as it would any other vehicle.  It indicates that your Freestyle’s OSS (Output Shaft Speed Sensor) is reporting a malfunction. It’s typically caused by a bad OSS, or a wiring problem. The OSS works by … Read more Ford Freestyle: P0720 → OSS Circuit → Malfunction

Ford Freestyle P0520: Oil Pressure Switch/Sensor → Circuit

  P0520 is a common OBD2 trouble code.  It’s generic, which means that it has the same meaning for the Ford Freestyle as it would any other vehicle.  P0520 indicates that the oil pressure sensor is operating outside of its normal “range”.  It is typically caused by a bad oil pressure sensor switch or a … Read more Ford Freestyle P0520: Oil Pressure Switch/Sensor → Circuit

Ford Freestyle P0108:  MAP Barometric Sensor → High Input 

  P0108 is a generic OBD-II trouble code.  It indicates your Ford Freestyle’s MAP (manifold absolute pressure) sensor’s voltage reading is outside of the normal operating range.  The voltage is too high.  It’s most commonly caused by a bad MAP sensor, wiring issue, or vacuum leak. The MAP sensor measures the air pressure coming into … Read more Ford Freestyle P0108:  MAP Barometric Sensor → High Input