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2.0

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
81,247 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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2001 Ford Windstar lights problems

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2001 Ford Windstar Owner Comments

problem #13

Oct 012014

Windstar

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2001 Ford Windstar. The contact stated that the rear brake lights failed to illuminate whenever the brake pedal was engaged. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. The technician diagnosed that the brake light fuse and both bulbs had to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired but the failure persisted. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The vehicle had not been repaired the failure mileage was unavailable.

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #12

Jul 082010

Windstar 6-cyl

  • 110,000 miles
ABS and brake lights come on and off at different times when driven. My light system stays on all the time. Please help me get it recalled.

- Affront, MO, USA

problem #11

May 212013

Windstar

  • 114 miles
ABS light steadily on will not turn off. Codes reads no codes: Brake lights appears at will.

- Norfolk, VA, USA

problem #10

Aug 152013

Windstar 6-cyl

  • 180,000 miles

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

When driving a various speeds, ABS and brake lights come on and stay on.

- Nags Head, NC, USA

problem #9

May 292013

Windstar 6-cyl

  • 129,300 miles
For months, the ABS light and traction control lights come on intermittently. Currently the lights are staying on and it must be jumped to start. The battery was checked and was okay. Something is draining the battery.

- Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

problem #8

Apr 122013

Windstar

  • 125,019 miles
ABS and brake lights have been off and on for years. Have had the brakes looked at many times and they are always said to be fine. Today, while driving along, the radio went off when I rolled up the window...thought that was strange so opened window....radio back on, closed window....radio off. Thankfully I was very close to home as the windows stopped opening and closing, radio shut off, odometer reading disappeared, clock lights disappeared. I made it to the driveway, turned it off and it did not turn back on. Came inside and started to search "2001 Ford Windstar ABS and brake lights on"......I'm appalled at how many complaints I have found. Husband and friend did a check and it may be the alternator....but after what I've read we will definitely be checking for fluid in the ABS control module. If it turns out it is the ABS control module (after reading the numerous complaints) I will be calling Ford to let them know what I think. For many, many years we let Ford service our van and I swear after each service we ended up with another problem within weeks of the service. I've not had trust in our local Ford dealership for a long time. Based on what I've read in the last 2 to 3 hours I am completely shocked and saddened that Ford hasn't stepped up and offered to rectify this problem. I love my Windstar! as long as we can be certain that it is still safe to drive we will keep it on the road. But when it is time.....we will never do business with Ford again.

- Monroe, NC, USA

problem #7

Aug 082012

Windstar

  • 113,000 miles

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

My brakes and ABS light stays on even after repairing brakes my ABS system is not working, one day while raining I try to stop my vehicle and it kept on going.

- Meriden, CT, USA

problem #6

May 312011

Windstar 6-cyl

  • miles
My drivers side back door will not open from the inside or outside and my passenger side back door will not open from the inside. My (ABS) light will not go off. There is a cracking noise under where my front tires are on both sides.

- Iberia, MO, USA

problem #5

Jan 272012

Windstar 6-cyl

  • 137,784 miles
ABS warning light and brake warning light come on intermittently, when it rains, when the weather is hot and humid, and also when it snows.

- Darby, PA, USA

problem #4

Jan 012001

Windstar 6-cyl

  • 90,000 miles
2001 Ford Windstar sel my brake light and ABS light are on frequently... I notice this during and after rain or when conditions are wet outside... also after I hit a bump in the road they seem to come on. My vehicle has been like this for at least a year and the dealership told me I needed new brake pads on the front. I replaced them and the problem continues to occur.

- Parkville, MO, USA

problem #3

May 152009

Windstar 6-cyl

  • miles

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

Brake and ABS lights up at operating temp. Computer shows several unrelated trouble codes. Dealer stated a bad module.

- Downers Grove, IL, USA

problem #2

Aug 172007

Windstar

  • 75,000 miles
The brake light and ABS light come on soon after start up. This indicates a malfunction in the ABS braking system. Ford has done nothing to correct the problem and can not identify the cause.

- Deltona, FL, USA

problem #1

Jun 202008

Windstar

  • 96,000 miles
My ABS and emergency brake lights remain on, we have fixed the part for the cruise control, but the brake lights remain on. 96,000 miles.

- Central, SC, USA

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