what does the wrench symbol on dashboard mean

Asked by richgirl36 Mar 06, 2014 at 04:48 PM about the 2005 Ford Freestyle SEL AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car will not cranck

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I own a FS AWD. The throttle body is one choice but not the only one. If you are mechanical at all, purchse a can of SEAFOAM (under $10 at any auto parts store) and clean the throttle body yourself without removing it. A basic code scanner can be purchased as low as $20 new and will allow clearing all codes

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when my wrench symbol came on I had it checked out and it was a transmission issue

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just got back from the Ford dealership. The wrench indication light has gone on and off a few times now. He said it is a faulty indicator from the passenger side mirror. I still don't believe it...

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If your car stalls when you get the wrench sign, you may need a new throttle body assembly. There seems to be an issue with that!

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What dose the wrech symbol look like

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Like this

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I replaced throttle body peddle sensor still the light comes on need help

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I'm sorry I have a 2006 Ford freestyle plz help my only car to and from work

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How much for throttle 2007 freestyle

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What is a throttle body

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TB does carbuerator job and basically looks like one too. Looking at car-part,com which lists about every recycling yard in the country roughly $300 and up tons more new Learn how to clean it (youtube) fairly easy without removing as can most parts in this engine. Always use correct cleaner for each part.

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Try changing the transmittion fluid. Mine was stalling so we changed the throttle and it was still happening , so we changed the transmittion fluid and that did the trick.

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I own a 2017 Mustang GT with a stage 2 Roush supercharger 727 horsepower. The wrench came on and know the car won't go over 80mph and the cruise control won't work either.

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Did you get it sorted mine is now doing the same thing after fitting an edelbrocjk supercharger and after market tune

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What does it mean with the car symbol with the ranch in it

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I moved gear shift from P to R too fast after starting engine and it stalled; then when restarted the wrench light came on After idling for few minutes while looked up the wrench symbol, I turned car off for few seconds and when turned back on the wrench symbol was gone.

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My car is running fine. The wrench sign came on. When I restarted it the light went off.

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2017 Honda Civic wrench light came on

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Recently changed car battery to 825 or 875 cranking amps and now the little wrench indicator light is on need help? Do I have too much power?? And if I need to change the throttle body assembly how much am I looking at?

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This is a common problem with most Ford Freestyles as per the other forums I have read. Reason for Ford to discontinue this model. I was having the same problem, wrench symbol and check engine lights on. I noticed that it all started on a cold day (Manitoba, Canada weather during fall and winter). I just bought mine on June of this year by the way. I tried cleaning the throttle body using throttle cleaner, no luck. I tried clearing/resetting the error codes by disconnecting the battery for several minutes, still no luck. I have a remote starter installed and run the engine two 15-minute run time with 30 minutes gap before driving. The wrench symbol is not showing anymore (hopefully won't come back on) but the engine light is still there but I can drive my freestyle with no issues. It's a guessing game. I think it has something to do with the transmission fluid during cold weather. I am taking it to a local auto shop to have transmission fluid flush and put the type of fluid that ford recommends.

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Hello, I have a 2016 Ford Fusion and the wrench symbol came does that mean the motor is going bad or transmission. Are does it need service.

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When my f350 king ranch happens to have all light indicator come on under the dash truck reacts to it.what cause that to happen??

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i have wrench light on i my 05 freestyle, the fans com on right away and the rpms go up and the car wont shift out of st gear when you drive it can anyone help me here. some guy say to change the pcm,

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i have recently purchased ford free style titinum plus. there is a wrench symbols on my dashboard, i changed my engine oil and it is still coming. please help me to fix this issue

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My wrench come on after I am driving a bit I hit okay that goes off and and the box that looks I in it comes on what does that mean

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I have a Mazda 3 1996 I have wrench sign what does it means

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I have Ford Escape 2008 hybrid. The wrench light is on. I changed throttle body, but it still is on. What it can be? Thanks

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I have a Ford Escape 2008 too! And mine just came on!!

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I think it might be transmission fluid

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How do I remove the blue wrench symbol, car has just been serviced

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