1st Gen (2004 – 2007) Ford Freestar Problems

The 1st generation of the Freestar has a cumulative PainRank™ of 20.73. That can be compared against other Ford generations. Shopping for a Ford? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2004–2007 Freestar model years have sent in 309 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (65%) followed by the engine (9%) and the electrical (7%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Ford model years.

Watch out for the 2004 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2007 9
2006 48
2005 132
2004 121

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