Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: The Freestar was introduced in 2004, but it was essentially just a rebranded Windstar. While there was a redesign of the interior and exterior, the Freestar still inherited some of the design flaws of its predecessor.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
84,100 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2004 Ford Freestar fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2004 Ford Freestar Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 112007

Freestar 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 84,100 miles


Bad egr valve. Ordered part 6 weeks ago and keep getting told the part is on back order, have called other dealers, they have said they will have the part but never get it. This vehicle is a primary car and it has been out for 2 months now. What am I supposed to do with a vehicle that I can't drive because I cant get the part to get it fixed? I have two friends with the same vehicle, similar miles but their the 05 model with the same problem, cant get the part either.

- Woodbridge, VA, USA

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