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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Freestar: I have a 2006 Freestar with 186,000 miles. Driving

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I have a 2006 Freestar with 186,000 miles. Driving down the road there is a hesitation when you are holding your speed say at 50 mph, if you slowly accelerate there is no problem or when you slow down it is ok. I receive no codes and I have replaced the throttle position sensor twice with an AutoZone part. Is there something else that needs replacing?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  fordtechsuzukitech25 replied 1 year ago.
does this vehicle have a CVT transmission, also the entire throttle body should be replaced if you suspect a faulty sensor that is attached to it, i have had a couple with a CVT trans. that would surge while cruising and not moving the throttle that ended up being a fuel pump
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My Freestar does not have a CVT transmission. Can you narrow it down a little farther than the entire throttle body?
Expert:  fordtechsuzukitech25 replied 1 year ago.
not really, the throttle body gets gummed up and it gets into the electric motor, throttle body comes with throttle position sensors, actuator and the housing