10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$400.00
Average Mileage:
70,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replaced calipers, pads and rotors (1 reports)
1999 Ford Windstar brakes problems

brakes problem

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1999 Ford Windstar Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 092007

(reported on)

Windstar LX 3.8L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles

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

My wife was driving the car when passers by motioned to her that the car was on fire at the driver side wheel. The pads had slipped out of the caliper causing the caliper to rub against the rotor which in turn caused the caliper to rupture spewing brake fluid on the rotors . This caused a small fire. Luckily noone was hurt. The breaks were not worn at the time or showing any signs of failure. It just happened suddenly.

- , Middletown, OH, USA

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