Question about 2005 Ford Freestar

5 Answers

High pitch sound

While driving there is a high pitch sound that comes from the front end of vehicle at higher speeds but not all the time...also when turning right it tends to go away but turning left it comes back

Posted by on

  • 6 more comments 
  • holliep26 Jul 16, 2008

    i have the same sound with my 2005 ford freestar , we thought it was the brakes............or roders

  • Christa Easter Jul 20, 2008

    Our Freestar started doing a high picthed noise as well, We replaced the brakes and it is still doing it. It doesn't do it all the time though. Any help with this issue would be great.

  • dumpy1 Sep 03, 2008

    My 2005 Freestar has the same high pitch sound problem. It comes and goes. It does not matter at what speed you drive although it occurs more often at highway speeds.

  • hjnap34 Sep 08, 2008

    We have the same problem. It occurs at high speeds and once we slow down to about 30 mph it goes away. Thought it was the brakes but replacing them did nothing. Turning the steering wheel makes it stop but then it comes back. Wish someone could figure it out cuz when I bring it in they can never have it happen.

  • Anonymous May 06, 2009

    I have a 2004 Freestar SEL and it also has the high pitch noise. It has since about 30,000, now has 55,000 and is out of warranty. Of course the dealer never could hear it... It's out of warranty now. I had never owned anything but a Ford in over 22 years of driving, THIS is my last FORD! My last purchase was a Toyota Camry, incidently made in Kentucky while the Ford was made in Canada.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Radio comes on and the sound is mostly bass and can hardly hear anybody singing. There is no high pitch sounds at all

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    When going at higher speed, and turning on left curve the humming sound sounds stronger than when turning right

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    it's not every time ,but most.

×

5 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I had the same problem - 2005 freestar. High-pitched squealing noise, not all the time. Mostly on right turns - best part I couldn't hear it all the time. The wife heard it every time. NOT brakes, It was the front hub assembly. It has sealed bearings. I bought a new one $220.00, No more noise - now 15 months later its time to spend the $220.00 again - the local O'reilly's has them in stock now - go figure...

Posted on Apr 13, 2009

Front wheel bearings. We have a 2004 Limited and ended up getting both replaced (at different times) paid for by Ford. We only had 40,000 km on the vehicle at the time and had to fight Ford to cover the cost. The did come through in the end.

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 9 Answers

The other thing that I can think of, seeing how I own the same year van and have the same problem is the wheel bearings. The reason for this is that we would ocassionally hear noise from the front, but not consistant. Then we were forced to go through water over our tires and it got worse until it dried out as well as is a continuous squeal at 25+ mph.

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

We have the same problem with our 05 Freestar. Power steering is fine. We replaced the brake pads and now it is making a different sort of squeaking sound....more of a sound that is in tune with the wheels rotating. Hard to explain but it happens after the brake is released like if we are going over a speed bump or turning a corner.

Posted on Jul 22, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Maybe yall should check the power steering pump.Hubby said it could be that. Repost and let us know if and when yall get it fixed!

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

  • danrebman Apr 14, 2011

    The problem you have is a bad bearing seal. If you only had the bearings replaced and not the whole bearing hub assembly ($220), you may still hear this "whistling" high pitch noise. The annoying sound seems to occur on a warm dry day with temps 65+. The sound usually starts after driving the van 15mins at speeds exceeding 30-40mph. Once the van exceeds speeds of 60mph, the sound can become loud and irritating! Slightly steering either left or right causes the noise to stop. If the weather is rainy or cold, you will probably not hear the noise and think that the problem has fixed itself. But just wait until the day warms up to 80+ degrees. Each time you pass a car, drive under a bridge or through a tunnel, the noise will drive you crazy enough to break your piggy bank and run to your mechanic to have it taken care of! Order a bearing hub assembly with TIMKEN brand bearings! Don't settle for less! This is a guaranteed FixYa!

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

High pitch grinding noise coming from motor when starting idling or driving


Seven ways to pinpoint that high-pitched, whining noise

www.losaltosonline.com/special-sections2/sections/on-the-road/45742-
Oct 2, 2013 - I recently had new fan belts installed after hearing a high-pitched, ... Do you hear the noise when the engine is running and the vehicle ... Just replaced water pump (and timing belt) yesterday and squeal ... When driving it make a noise but change out and caught speed the noise is coming from driver side.Missing: 1999 ‎plymouth ‎breeze

What is causing that irritating noise? ' DSMtuners

Troubleshooting Strange Sounds Coming from Your ...

www.dummies.com/.../troubleshooting-strange-sounds-coming-from-yo...
You hear a high-pitched squeal that stops when you shut off your engine: Readjust or replace the belt. These belts should have about half an inch of play and ...Missing: 1999 ‎plymouth ‎breeze

Nov 25, 2015 | 1999 Plymouth Breeze

1 Answer

Low pitch whirring sound coming from front end when above 30 mph


It could be that you have a front wheel bearing that is getting noisy. Have someone ride in the RF seat and listen to the noise to try to figure out which front wheel the noise is coming from.
Also , check the tread pattern of the front tires to see if it has some unusual choppy pattern forming.

Jan 09, 2015 | 2001 Buick Regal

1 Answer

'91 daihatsu hijet 4x4 van 4 speed manual


could be worn universal joint bearing if noise coming from rear end of vechicle.

Aug 01, 2013 | Daihatsu Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

A low howling sound coming from right front tire on a four wheel drive?


It most definately could be, lift the vehicle to raise the wheel off the ground, firmly hd the tire at the 5 & 11 oclock position ( I say 5&11 to keep your hand from directly under the wheel in case it isn't support well and comes down, don't want your hand crushed) then try to move the tire back and forth, any mkvement indicates a bad bearing.

Apr 04, 2013 | 2007 Dodge Dakota Quad

1 Answer

High pitched noise coming from front of engine only at high speeds. When at low speed, it mainly sound like a higher pitched tire noise. Any suggestions would be helpful


check the altenator berrings, also check condition of air pump it may be going out,don;t forget the water pump berrings

Sep 25, 2011 | 1993 Chrysler Lebaron

1 Answer

Humming noise passengers side front end goes away when turning left


sounds like a wheel bearing in your right front. apparently, there are different types of bearing setups for this vehicle, depending on wheter it's 2 or 4 wheel drive. when you are turning, you unload the faulty bearing partially, and the noise quiets down. bet it gets noisier when you turn the other way. the noise probably also changes pitch with vehicle speed. get it checked, as this can cause more serious damage, and left alone for too long can allow the wheel to come off completely!

Dec 21, 2010 | 2005 Ford F-150

1 Answer

On my 2000 Audi A4 1.8T when i am accelerating in the higher RPM aroung 4000 is when it starts. But their is a vary high pitch squeling noise i can hear.


Whining high pitched sound from front end...left front wheel bearing or right it could be hope this helps tell me if it does

Dec 03, 2010 | 2000 Audi A4

1 Answer

Body Sound..


What kind of noise? Humming? Screeching? Can you tell if it's coming from front? Left? Right? Does it get louder the faster it goes? Higher pitch?

Feb 09, 2009 | 1997 Toyota Avalon

1 Answer

2003 envoy, low speed harmonic vibration in front end


hello have u rotated the tires front to rear then drive and see if u still have the noise and vibration if drive yes while driving slowely turn the steering wheel left to right just a small amount if the noise changes its probably a front wheel bearing if that doesn.t help drive the truck till you get the vibration then let up on the gas pedal does the noise go away if so you might have a bad u_joint but do the tires first how many miles???????

Jan 24, 2009 | 2003 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

Not finding what you are looking for?
2005 Ford Freestar Logo

1,469 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70387 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22041 Answers

Ron Lankford

Level 3 Expert

5386 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...