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2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
59,843 miles

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1998 Ford Windstar suspension problems

suspension problem

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1998 Ford Windstar Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 272007

Windstar 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 89,764 miles

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

Front stabilizer bar broke in half inside bushing none of the auto techs could find the problem for the part 2 years (not even during NY state inspections) so they past the van anyways untill finally one gave a tug on the passangers side of the bar and it came out of the bushing in their hands the tech said he never saw a bar break like that before and that was the cause for having to get the wheel hubs lowerball joints &tie rod ends replaced twice in one year along with the tires on the front of the van so the van sits in the drive way untill it can get fixed (finding the bar is the hard part)dealer said he could not locate one now what"??? any help would be greatly apreshiated also the dealer had to replace the tranny 4 times once about every 12000-17000 miles and one of the trannys only lasted for 325 miles before the van died on the NY state thruway on our way to Canada from syracuse, N.Y. then it took the 5 weeks to fix the van and get it back to me so how could I be sure that the breaking of the sawy bar was not caused from the techs removing the unit X amount of times??????????"along with the tie rods, wheel hubs, ect.

- Syracuse, NY, USA

problem #2

Jan 272007

Windstar 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 89,764 miles
Front stabilizer bar broke in half inside bushing none of the auto techs could find the problem for the part 2 years (not even during NY state inspections) so they past the van anyways untill finally one gave a tug on the passangers side of the bar and it came out of the bushing in their hands the tech said he never saw a bar break like that before and that was the cause for having to get the wheel hubs lowerball joints &tie rod ends replaced twice in one year along with the tires on the front of the van so the van sits in the drive way untill it can get fixed (finding the bar is the hard part)dealer said he could not locate one now what"??" any help would be greatly apreshiated.

- Syracuse, NY, USA

problem #1

Oct 082002

Windstar

  • miles
Consumer staes insulation bushing/stabelizer bar was replaced twice with in present mileage. Provide any additional information.

- Osage City, KS, USA

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