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4.0

definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
139,500 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2001 Ford Windstar transmission problems

transmission problem

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2001 Ford Windstar Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 212010

Windstar LX 3.8L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 139,500 miles

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

Well first of all it has some problems, it burns oil.... and also like it takes a while to turn on, like it lasts 4 seconds to turn on.... Then the transmission seems to be messing up, when I'm going 20 MPH or faster I heard this little whistling sound from under the hood, and when im braking i hear like craking from like a wheel but it feels exactly underneath the hood... I know it's the tranny cause when i slow down and stop it stays neutral and wont run, and the RPM goes up to 2 thousand per minute but it doesnt run and it bumbs all the sudden like if someone hit me from behind.

- , Santa Maria, CA, USA

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