6.7

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
$2,000.00
Average Mileage:
133,353 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. new transmission and wheel bearings (1 reports)
1996 Ford Windstar drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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1996 Ford Windstar Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 062006

(reported on)

Windstar LX

  • 165,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

My biggest gripe was having a pre-purchase vehicle check two months before that said the van checked out fine.

- , La Crosse, WI, USA

problem #2

Nov 192006

(reported on)

Windstar GL 3.0L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 168,059 miles

I have owned my Minivan for less than two years. It has 153,000 miles on it when I purchased it. Ever since I bought this nightmare everytime I push on the gas I can hear a metal rattling and can feel the vibrations. It only happens at low speeds. I have taken my minivan to multiple shops including Ford and they have all told me that there is nothing they can do and I should just get used to hearing the noise. I absolutely hate it and am at the point that I am trading it in at a major financial loss on my part to get a vehicle that is worth owning. I am SO done with Ford from now on!!! I will avoid Ford Vehicles like the plague from this day forth!

- , Rosebrug, OR, USA

problem #1

Nov 032005

(reported on)

Windstar

  • 67,000 miles

No clue, there is a whirring noise when you are at 30-35 mph. Sounds like it is from the back passenger tire area. A mechanic drove it around and can't think of anything. Rides fine but it is annoying

- , Williamsport, PA, US

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