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pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
166,691 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. I had it replaced out of my pocket (1 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
1996 Ford Windstar suspension problems

suspension problem

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1996 Ford Windstar Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 082011

Windstar 3.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 213,126 miles


While doing a general check of my Van I found that a piece of the sway bar had broken off. I took it to my mechanic and had it replace.

The van became somewhat hard to control in high cross winds.

- , Corinth, NY, USA

problem #1

Oct 242008

Windstar LX 3.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 120,256 miles

i have had this van for three years i have had few problems with my baby now i have the problem with the front stabilizer bar it broke i have tried to fix the damn motor problem skipping and dieing ever time hot or cold this is not good to give to the enemy nothing works to fix this damn problem and the back window motors are sh*t too! i can not find a stabilizer bar for the van in junk yard and do not have 75.00+ for a new one i have spent 1200.00 trying to fix the motor problem and nothing can not find rear window motors either what the hell was ford thank making some thing like this i do not know if it was one of the recalled or not or if it was fixed before or not i have learned to hate a f*cking ford

- , Arlington, TX, USA

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