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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 3
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
69,609 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2000 Ford Windstar electrical problems

electrical problem

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2000 Ford Windstar Owner Comments (Page 3 of 3)

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problem #4

Feb 102003

(reported on)


  • 8,000 miles


The door ajar light illuminated, the power door locks and interior lights became inoperative and the sliding door opened by itself.

- Montrose, PA, USA

problem #3

May 062002


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Prior to the recall radio, door locks from the remote, and upper switches for door locks were inoperative. Consumer received a recall notice, 02S33, from Ford (NHTSA campaign id#00V351000) regarding water and other contaminants may enter into the right rear passenger compartment due to a missing body sealer conditions - occurring during the assembly process. If water or other contaminants enter this area a short circuit in the electrical connector may occur. Consumer believes that both radio and a lock system problem appears to be due to the recall defect, dealer refused to fix the recall.

- Bronx, NY, USA

problem #2

Jun 052002

(reported on)


  • miles
Radio and locking system has short circuited. Ford cannot explain to consumer the reason for the short circuit. Consumer feels it's due to the recall defect which states that water and other contaminants may enter the vehicle damaging the electrical connector located at the rear wire harness.

- Bronx, NY, USA

problem #1

Jun 252002

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Had several recalls performed, including one pertaining to campaign 02V072000 concerning electrical system. One month later, van had an electrical fire. Dealer stated that there was too much damage to determine cause. City fire chief stated that fire was electrical related..

- South San Francisco, CA, USA

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