I'm sure you have done that. I only bring up the fuel delivery since you say it is having issues at slow speed maneuvers. I was really happy with the car before this and had recommended it often because of the fuel economy for a 7 passenger car. . Strange that the fuel system would develop an issue after the battery was replaced and be fine before hand. Autocraft Silver batteries are engineered for reliable starting power in all seasons and climates.
Finally got it to run and had it coded to get ride of the wrench and engine lights. It provides temporary storage and power to the on board computer. This car is mostly run by computer and therefore the computer must relearn all the information after a battery has been replaced. Not saying it is not the battery - but I too have disconnected my battery multiple times - as well as replaced it once after a brutal Texas summer - and I have not experienced the issues you described. I would be happy to try the diagnostics mode but at this point, it will not even run. This seems to be too coincidental for my taste. If nothing else - it should tell you what the voltage is when the car is running - it should be above 13V mine shows 14V last time I checked.
In earlier messages on this thread, I said that if it started it would only idle, so yes it does crank. Here at Advance Auto Parts, we work with only top reliable Battery product and part brands so you can shop with complete confidence. Check for this code in your owners manual - it will usually be either a sticker or small card in the booklet. Low voltage in a vehicle like this brings up all kinds of crazy gremlins. Sorry, but you have something else going on. He reinstalls the battery, removes the unit from the connector and the car is fine. Hear from other customers via the 4,176 reviews on parts for your Ford Freestyle.
Customer service provided by the Chamblee store was unacceptable rude, hostile so if I buy this battery again, it will be from another store. My son in law plugged in a Snap-On unit to the diagnostic connection under the dash before removing battery. Stop by your nearest Advance Auto Parts store. First, when the battery is replaced be absolutely sure the battery posts and cable contacts are clean and properly tightened. In some Freestyles, you may need to re-enter a security code to get your radio to work again. When it comes to your Ford Freestyle, you want parts and products from only trusted brands. This is my second time purchasing this battery.
It could be a fuel delivery issue if it is cranking but not starting. If not, then you have a battery unrelated problem, and probably coincidental to the battery replacement. If the voltage is less than 13V at idle, then you probably have a bad alternator. Did idle reset like owner's manual stated but it would still stall when making slow turns. I'm on my third battery all of which I've replaced myself , and I've disconnected the battery more than a dozen times. Keep in mind, I'm not a huge Ford fan or apologist--this is my first one and while I like it, I'll buy whatever suits my needs; but problems happen, and being mad an entire company isn't all that productive. Something must have been going on? Shop online, find the best price on the right product, and have it shipped right to your door.
I was really happy with the car before this and had recommended it often because of the fuel economy for a 7 passenger car. My battery died and jumped to restart to get to the shop. We recommend changing the battery in Fords every 4 years. Replacing the battery in your Freestyle involves removing the terminals. Did idle reset like owner's manual stated but it would still stall when making slow turns. I replaced it just by removing the terminals and then after experiencing trouble found the idle set procedure in the owners manual. Advance Auto Parts has 3 different Battery for your vehicle, ready for shipping or in-store pick up.
It should be fine after some driving. The battery was the original battery since our purchase in December of 2006. Don't want to bother with installing your Autocraft Silver battery? You can also put the car in diagnostic mode by pressing and holding the odometer reset button for a few seconds before starting the engine. I have found other types of this type of issues with other models of Fords on the web but all were diagnosed with some sort of issue that was not evident until the battery change. Although some batteries last much longer, most batteries begin breaking down chemically after four years, so you could experience dimmer headlights and other negative effects before you have a dead battery in your Freestyle that you need to replace. I have had no issues with the battery since the replacement and before the replacement, they car wouldn't even crank. Enjoy reliable starting power with no maintenance every season.
The video above shows you how to replace the battery in your 2007 Ford Freestyle. Second, if the car starts, just let it idle for a few minutes. Finally got it to run and had it coded to get ride of the wrench and engine lights. If everything seems normal, try to drive it at moderate speeds as it re-learns everything. Why were you changing the battery in the first place. I mean - when you say it doesn't start - is it cranking? Some of our top Battery product brands are , and.
If you can't find it, call Ford and they will give you the code for free. Advance Auto Parts offers helpful advice about a variety of products, including car batteries. If you want help, try providing some more information. When you reconnect the terminals, your radio presets are likely to be cleared out. I had not experienced any issues before replacing the battery. I replaced because it was bad. The first one only lasted 2.