While imported in passenger-van configuration, most sales were intended for cargo-van users. Other than this relatively minor and fairly inexpensive job, I've had no complaints about the performance of the van. In North America, Ford became the first American manufacturer to withdraw from the minivan segment entirely, with Ford shifting towards tall station wagons, with the marketed as a 7-passenger vehicle by Ford; in 2009, the Taurus X was replaced by the. I've been able to move a King size mattress inside the van with the box spring tied securely up the roof. The light never came back on and then it just let go without warning. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter.
Large cargo space in the rear provides plenty of room for luggage, sports equipment, or groceries. I did some research online and found that Ford Windstars commonly experience this problem. The transmission was updated to the. Therefore we opted for the repairs once again. High quality audio components give that stereo sound your kids will love!! It included leather seating and faux wood interior trim body colored mirrors and chrome wheels. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. I do more city than the highway driving and the fuel mileage isn't the greatest.
Rep;aced the coolant put in a new hose, lowered the thermostat to 180 deg. In line with the Freestar, the Monterey adopted design elements from other Mercury vehicles, including the Mountaineer and Montego. These must go back in the same way they came out. There is excellent visibility all around whether turning your head to look or using the mirrors. Standard features on the Windstar were , dual airbags, seven-passenger seating, and a 3. At its launch, the Windstar followed a tradition established by the Aerostar, marketed without a Lincoln-Mercury counterpart completely unrelated to the.
It should be sending alerts for this problem. As for design - well, I have two children and four nephews, and I have been able to carry myself, my wife, and all six children comfortably to parks and outings! I am a senior citizen on a fixed income. Front-seat side airbags became standard on Limiteds. Following a decline in sales during the mid-2000s, Ford withdrew the Freestar and Monterey after the 2007 model year. In May 2012, 27,000 of the minivans from Virginia were added to the axle recall, bringing the overall total to more than 600,000 vehicles between the U. There is a large glove box as well as built-in pockets in the drivers and passenger doors and a large pocket on the driver side in the middle of the van.
I will update once I have new transmission done, or better yet, I do forget, so you can contact me from here, and ill let you know when I got the new install. Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install new third row seat latch striker mounting brackets, free of charge. They held my car 2010 Mercury Milan for a week. Sometimes the onboard system is broken. There weren't many negative things about the vehicle.
Models with 2nd row bucket seats now got their own center console. I will not have it repaired anymore. . From day one is been a headache. The Windstar beat out the Toyota Sienna and the Honda Odyssey for these honors. There weren't many negative things about the vehicle.
Even when carrying a lot of extra weight ad doing stop-and-start driving in the city, I get an impressive number of miles per gallon. So called Ford Dealership and asked about this problem and if I could bring in to have it fixed since it is their product and defect is from factory. My fuel gauge also died on me within a couple of years of owning it, since it requires draining the fuel tank, removing the fuel tank to replace the fuel sensor and putting it all back together, I didn't want to. The pin fell out of the tie rod when the vehicle was about 10 years old, fortunately I was barely moving at the time and was pulling over to the shoulder, that also could've been very disastrous at speed. I keep fixing the vehicle because it has been very well maintained and it's cheaper to fix it than to buy my son a new car he inherited it 10 months ago. Mount a suitable dial indicator and measure the movement between the ball joint and the lower arm. I blast up to 70 and the engine haets up.
For its first year on the market, the Windstar was priced above both the Aerostar and the Mercury Villager. The control arm which holds the ball joint must be replaced. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. Room for seven passengers total with no cramped legs or arms stuck in your sides! The air conditioner works very well even on the hottest and humid of Minnesota days, the heater also works well on the coldest days of winter. Answered on Apr 04, 2014 check fuse check if power is reaching the heater check if ground is ok measure the resistance across the heater if its a blown fuse- replace it if no power reaches the heater and fuse is ok - measure if power reaches the fuse. These must go back in the same way they came out. This 2nd transmission also gave out in Apr.
Then we stacked in lots of towels, three beach blankets, beach toys, sunscreens and sandals, and we all piled in. I would recommend Marshall Toyota. They then called again on the Saturday and said it was done because we didn't want them to tack on an extra 400 dollars. I have read many more complaints with the same problems we are having. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. In response, Ford extended the warranty on the headgasket to 100,000 miles on most Windstars with this engine.