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Misfires, stalls, general poor performance when the car does run
The problem sounds like the PCV hose that blew off caused the brakes to not have assist and the need to hold the throttle open to keep it running. The running problems are all due to the vacuum leaking from...
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What is the code P0352 and P0351
Hello. The codes you are receiving are telling you the circuitry for those cylinders is faulty. Taking the corrective measures you have thus far were great, and they allow us to proceed with further inspection of other components. You will...
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battery light comes on about half minite after starting it
Hello. The battery light will illuminate when the charging system is registering out of normal voltage ranges. The computer starts running tests immediately and is detecting a problem right from the start. The battery, and alternator can be removed from...
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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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Antifreeze leaks under van and under hood
If there is a significant leak, the concern of course is that the engine may overheat while you are out on the road and that will cause engine damage. Also, even if a small leak exists now, it could unpredictably...
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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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PCV valve or hose failure?
Hello. The PCV valve regulates the flow of crankcase fumes to the engine to be burned when there is greater pressure in the crankcase than there is in the engine intake - which is most of the time. If the...
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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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My engine is vibrating - 1999 Ford Windstar
An engine vibration can be caused by a few different components. You will want to start with the basics and that includes fuel, spark, and air. Check the spark plugs, wires, and distributor. These will all have a huge effect...
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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 keeps blowing fuses, no lights in back work, can't shift unless key is in certain position
There is a short somewhere, causing the fuse to blown continuously. In your vehicle, power flows from the ignition switch to the transmission range sensor. This sensor needs to be operation in order for the transmission to be moved out...
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Od flashing
The OD light is the overdrive light for the transmission. The blinking light comes on anytime the transmission detects a fault in its system. You could have one of many possible problems that this transmission could have. I would recommend...
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Location of evap control solenoid
According to the manual it states the location of the purge control valve is connected between the intake manifold and the vapor line to the carbon canister under left side of vehicle behind drivers door. Follow the vapor pipe from...
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just noticed that it is overheating--no water dripping and the temperature gauge is normal. Not sure if it is the thermostat.
Hi there: There are multiple issues that could be causing this overheating problem on your 2003 Windstar. First, you might have a thermostat issue that is not allowing coolant to flow through the motor as it should, second could be...
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Transmission problem
The only way engine oil could get into the transmission is if someone poured it into the fill tube in the engine compartment. The transmission may just have fluid that is discolored brown from burned fluid from internal transmission slippage...
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I REPLACED MY OLD CAMSHAFT SENCOR MY 2002 FORD WINDSTAR. WONT START WHAT DO I DO?
If you simply pulled out the old camshaft synchronizer and put it back in or pulled off the synchronizer, replaced the senor and put the assembly back into the engine, you did not perform the service correctly and the ignition...
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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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