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#24 of 72 2005 freestyle
Jun 06, 2012 (12:34 pm)
I m the original owner of my ford freestyle and can honestly say I ve never had so many problems. My transmissionwas replaced during the warranty period. I remember getting a recall for my doors. Now the shaft that goes from my steering wheel to the front needs replacing. Cannot make right or left turns without difficulty. I also have throttle problems reversing my vehicle in parking lot and if that isnt enough the icing on the cake My whole left rear tire assembly is at an angle. Yesterday While I was driving heard a loud clanking noise my atb light came on and upon stopping on the side of the road found the rear tire/rim protuding out. Dont know what broke but I almost lost control of my vehicle and had my two boys with me. Earlier yesterday I had been going at 110 clicks on the highway I wouldve been a goner and my three kids motherless. I seriouy hate my vehicle Fully loaded my ass its fully designed to KILL
Jun 06, 2012 (12:55 pm)
#28 of 72 Re: Lawsuit against Ford filed in May for Freestyle Problems [emmaurer]
Jun 23, 2012 (4:13 pm)
We have also had the same problem with our 2006 Ford freestyle. I also want to know if anybody has had to replace top engine motormount on there freestyle? I tried to report a complaint on the link you provided for the central server is not available, do you have any other suggestions?
#29 of 72 Re: Lawsuit against Ford filed in May for Freestyle Problems [cparker351]
Jun 23, 2012 (5:19 pm)
Yes we also had to replace motor mount. Ford has denied all problems. It has been 10 months since my elderly parents have been able to drive their freestyle. We have given up and have bought a car for them to drive. So proud of ford....what more American than completely screwing your customers. My advice..... Dont buy ford!!!!!!
#30 of 72 Re: Lawsuit against Ford filed in May for Freestyle Problems [missmeat]
Jun 24, 2012 (2:19 pm)
Hello.....read with interest your posting regarding the Freestyle. As we've had lunging problems, could you please tell me the name of the law firm to contact regarding the lawsuit. I would surely appreciate it.
#31 of 72 Re: Lawsuit against Ford filed in May for Freestyle Problems [josie78]
Jun 24, 2012 (3:38 pm)
The attorney we were given number for was in California. Didn't help me because I am not from that state. I don't have that number any longer, but I did get it off of this sight. Look for older posts...might help.
Honestly we did not get any help. We finally purchased a different car for my parents (not a ford) to drive as theirs is not drivable because ford tore it apart waiting to put in a new transmission (which they no longer make and have not been able to a new one to put in it) The car has been sitting in the back lot at ford, along with their junk, waiting for parts. It has been there since October of 2011. As for the surging with the motor mount...we fixed that with a new motor mount that Ford denied being a problem.
With all the summer parades....I urge you to use your crap ford freestyle as a reason to not by fords. They are not safe to be driven....but could make a darn good float! Show your fellow Americans Ford tough...hahahha!
Best of Luck!
#32 of 72 Re: Lawsuit against Ford filed in May for Freestyle Problems [nerox]
Jun 25, 2012 (6:04 am)
Hi, I do thank you for your response. It's really troubling to have vehicle problems that were the fault of Ford Motor and no one gives a crap! I will say, tho', our Freestyle has 125,000 and up to this problem we've been real pleased. I've (77yrs old) always driven a Ford but maybe it's time I change my way of thinking! Again, thanks for your input. I've written to Ford and the NHTSA twice....if I hear anything positive I'll post it!! Mmmm, I do have my doubts here.
#33 of 72 Re: Lawsuit against Ford filed in May for Freestyle Problems [nerox]
Jun 25, 2012 (12:11 pm)
Hi, I had e-mailed the Gerard Gibbs law firm in California and was totally surprised to get a phone call from them. They are starting a class action lawsuit in that state but have been receiving so many calls, etc. from Freestyle owners throughout the United States they would like all the info they can get...the more info they get the better their chances in court. Also, that would be a big help to the rest of the Freestyle owners. I told them all the details of lunging, etc. and they do want more info if I have any. They are also going to keep me updated. I found the law firm when I googled 'lawsuit, Freestyle'. Thanks for your reply and if I hear anything I'll let you know!