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Check engine light came on
When the check engine light starts blinking in most cases the engine is misfiring due to ignition failure. This will set a code in memory of the engine computer for the cylinder that is misfiring. Have the engine scan tested...
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How much would it cost to replace a motor for my Ford Windstar 2000?
Billing question sent to CS for cost of replacing the engine, performing a tune-up, replacing the coil packs, and fixing an oil pan leak.
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My Ford Windstar stalls at low speeds.
At lower speeds the throttle plate is closer to being closed and the idle air control valve can be used to make small adjustments to air flow. If the idle air control valve is clogged with carbon or there is...
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Lights won't go off
In order to diagnose the lights staying on the systems would need to be scanned for body control codes. The light control module is the most common cause of the lights stay on but a complete diagnosis would be needed...
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Lights won't go off with key
The lights are controlled by the GEM module and lighting module and these modules can be shorted causing the lights to stay on. The system would need to be scanned and checked for codes to see if one of the...
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Does the mis fire in banck 1,2,3,4 caused by the o2 sensore
Oxygen sensors are located in the exhaust system near the catalytic converters. Their function is to read the unburned air and fuel amounts in the exhaust. Using those readings - as well as input from other sensors - , the...
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how often do right control arms go bad and about what would the cost be to replace on this kind of vehicle and would the price go
Hi there. Under normal wear and tear, a control arm tends to last about 100,000 miles. Under hard driving or constant bumps, gravel and other poor conditions, the control arms and bushings will wear out much sooner; perhaps at 50,000...
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Hi Tim, Question on Sway bar
Hi Sam. Thanks for the reply. Please fill out this form to provide you with an accurate price quote for replacing the stabilizer bar links(sway bars) on your Ford Windstar. One thing however is that I strongly recommend having the...
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Shaking and wants to stall
Hi There, Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below...
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Van won't start
Hello There, The neutral safety switch can often times be the culprit of no start issues and would have been a good place to start. I would also recommend checking the starter relay as this can often times produce the...
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Mass Air flow sensor
If the engine runs poorly with the mass air flow sensor plugged in, this suggests it may be dirty or not working properly. I would recommend cleaning it first and plugging it back in. If this does not solve the...
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Auto transmission is not going into overdrive.
Hi there. The transmission may have burnt clutches in the overdrive clutch pack. The solenoids for this transmission would not go out without effecting more gears. Check the fluid to the transmission and see if it is dark red or...
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wont start
If the original problem that caused you to replace the fuel pump was diagnosed as "fuel starvation", check for proper operation of the fuel injectors themselves. If the injectors are not functioning, even if there is fuel supply there will...
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Why does my transmission get stuck in first when it warms up 1998 Ford Windstar
Hello. There are a few different things that can cause this, but most of the time if the transmission stops shifting when it is hot it is because of excessive clearance in the clutch pack or a valve body issue....
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Hi. Ok my sisters vechicle just started to stall when put into any gear . When its in park it idles pretty good.
The stalling may be due to the intake manifold has a vacuum leak or the idle air control valve is defective and cannot compensate for the transmission load. Have the throttle body cleaned and idle air valve cleaned or replaced...
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Car doesn't start.
Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully charged battery installed that passes a load test. Then, confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. If there is no...
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still acting like battery
It is very common for multiple components to fail around the same time; especially in regards to the components involved in the starting process. If you tap the starter and it occasionally works, this is an indication of an internal...
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Blend door replacement
The temperature blend door actuator should be checked to see if it is moving the blend door back and forth. I you hear motor move but may not be moving too much. Disconnect the battery or remove the fuse for...
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Is it possible that it had to do something about the brake inspection and change oil done? How severe the warning is?
Hi There, It is possible that during the brake inspection one of the wheel speed sensors was disrupted on your vehicle. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while...
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Ford Windstar doesn't start
Starters motors can display intermittent operation if they are faulty. You could also have a faulty ignition switch that is failing intermittently. With a fully charged battery, if the starter motor does not run with the key held in the...

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