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Typical Repair Cost:
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Average Mileage:
109,138 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (4 reports)
2001 Ford Windstar electrical problems

electrical problem

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2001 Ford Windstar Owner Comments

problem #4

Apr 102012

Windstar LX

  • Automatic transmission
  • 200,000 miles


I hate when my doors do not unlock and I have my baby in my arms and I also have other things in my arms and my doors don't unlock with the remote now I have to put down the baby and hope he don't run off so I can unlock the front doors so my other son can get in the back and pull up on the lock and he has to hold it all the while I am pulling on the door, so then I can chase my other son down to put him in the car seat.

- , Denver, CO, USA

problem #3

Mar 012008

Windstar LX 3.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 88,000 miles

Key fob won't unlock the doors, then again, sometimes the inside switches don't either. I've had it to where the key fob does nothing at all even standing holding it one foot from the door, with a new battery. Inside the unlock switches don't always open the doors and you have to unlock them with the latch handle. Driver side door lock won't do anything unless the key is in the door, or the window is down so you can reach inside to lock or unlock it via the latch handle.

- , Nanjemoy, MD, USA

problem #2

Oct 152009

Windstar 3.8L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 90,552 miles

back sliding door and passenger side won't unlock with remote.

- , Ravenna, OH, USA

problem #1

Nov 012007

(reported on)

Windstar SE 3.8L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 58,000 miles

I might go to the store and the remote door locks work OK! Come out a few minutes later and they won't unlock with the remote. I've tried the second remote with the same result. Either both remotes will work or both remotes won't work. Also, the driver side door latch will sometimes not come up all the way even when the remotes work.

- , Williamsport, PA, USA

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