What is the function of the throttle body on the 2005 ford freestyle?
An internal combustion engine is always "chomping at the bit" for more air, which increases the RPM of the engine. The throttle's function is to cut the free flow of air and only let a certain amount in, thus governing the engine RPM
On the side of the throttle body opposite where the throttle cable connects. In other words the side of the throttle body facing the fire wall. You will probably have to remove the throttle body itself to replace the sensor as the screws that hold it to the throttle body are vary difficult to loosen.
Clean out the throttle body, you can do it yourself in about 15 minutes. Take air cleaner off, spray throttle body cleaner in, whip out with clean cloth around the edges and your ready to go. I had to pay a dealer 150 bucks to do this and when I did it myself I was ashamed that I payed anyone to do it. Just bought another one, I have a 2005 and 2006.
The problem could be the Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) on the side of your throttle body. If the Rpm fluctuate when stopping also. Make note of this problem with the stalling. This is the most reason why it would stall. Just make sure the other problem In explained is there too before you go out and buy a new throttle body. I had the same problem with my colbolt and the throttle body cost was…