The failure was not diagnosed or repaired. May 08, 2010 Sudden Acceleration When Putting Car Into Drive Or Reverse. Most Recent Occurrence Was Yesterday, 30 May 2010. Called The Customer Relationship Center That Same Day. The Failure And Current Mileages Were 106,000. Aug 01, 2009 The Contact Owns A 2006 ford freestyle. July 07, 2010 We Have A 2006 ford freestyle.
The vehicle Was Left With The Mechanic Where The Contact Was Awaiting Repairs. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. While driving 60 mph, the wrench warning icon illuminated and the vehicle's speed decreased with the accelerator pedal depressed. However Because The Parts Are On Back Order, No Repairs Have Been Made. Resetting code P0701 allows normal operation till cycle repeats in short and random time of driving.
There have also been instances of sudden loss of power upon acceleration after idling at a stop sign or red light. I would say this issue is a hot button one right now. The failure mileage was 181,472. The Contact Called The Dealer, But Will Not Bring The vehicle In For Inspection Due To The Cost. The Failure Mileage Was Approximately 70,000 And The Current Mileage Was Approximately 95,000. He Also Had Difficulty Accelerating When Applying Pressure To The Accelerator Pedal. My Car Is Only 3 Years Old And I Feel ford Motor Company Should Be Responsible For This Problem.
While Driving 5 Mph, The vehicle Continued To Accelerate When The Brake Pedal Was Depressed. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The Fuel Gauge And Speedometer Failed On 2 Occasions After Adding The Maximum Amount Of Fuel To The vehicle. Dealership Said Backorder Of Parts Could Be 3-4 Weeks. It Has Been Happening Regularly Now For Over 2 Years And About 40,000 Miles But This Weekend Was The Final Straw. Chevrolet is guilty of the name change game too, especially when it comes to small cars.
The Manufacturer Stated That They Would Not Be Responsible For The Repairs. As a result, the vehicle stalled and the check engine and wrench warning lights illuminated. I notice the engine revs suddenly increase when this happens. If you are at all mechanical, you can handle this one. Almost Causing Me To Hit Cars In Front Of Me. I did that last week but the problem came back. There were no warning indicators illuminated.
After some driving the wrench light goes off but the Check Engine light stays on Later in the day, with some driving, the issue is resolved. The Following Day, The Light Remained Illuminated, But There Was No Failure. The vehicle Was Towed To The Dealer And They Stated That The Throttle Body Unit Was The Cause Of The Failure. The Manufacturer Was Notified, But No Assistance Was Provided. I had it to a trans shop and the trans shop reported that they got scared test driving it when they pulled out in front of traffic and the accelerator pedal had no effect on the car at all! Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The failure mileage was 100,000. The vehicle Was Taken To A Local Repair Facility Where The Mechanic Cleaned Carbon Deposits From The Throttle.
Bought it used last Sep. The failure occurred even while the brake pedal was depressed. The Failure Mileage Was 61,171. The contact mentioned that the failure recurred intermittently. I Then Restarted It But It Would Not Run Correctly.
Dec 18, 2006 The Contact Owns A 2006 ford freestyle. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. It Has Happened A Total Of 5 Times In The Past 6-8 Weeks, Pretty Much Since It Had Gotten Warm Enough To Use The Ac. The Current Mileage Was 42,100. The vehicle was not repaired.