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2.0

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
82,335 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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2003 Ford Windstar brakes problems

brakes problem

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2003 Ford Windstar Owner Comments (Page 4 of 4)

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problem #9

May 282008

Windstar

  • 69,000 miles

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

ABS and brake light are coming on in my 2003 Ford Windstar van. When you shut car off the light will go out and after driving for a while they come back on (even while have cruise control on)and stay on till car is shut off again.

- Dayton, WA, USA

problem #8

May 102006

Windstar

  • 55,000 miles
ABS and brake light come on intermittently mostly during hot weather.

- Taylor, MI, USA

problem #7

Jun 262008

Windstar

  • 76,000 miles
ABS and brake lights come on intermittently and with out any particular reason, although bumpy road seams to effect this more often than not. I have had the ABS module pulled and cleaned and re installed to no avail. The module will now be replaced at an approximate cost of $750.

- Wallingford, CT, USA

problem #6

Jul 012007

Windstar

  • 80,500 miles

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

ABS error code C1185, C1194, C1198, C1210 ABS system is disabled in this vehicle due to current issue no crash at this time.

- Cape Elizabeth, ME, USA

problem #5

Jan 052007

Windstar

  • 59,000 miles
ABS light & brake light & check engine light on.

- Brooklyn, NY, USA

problem #4

Jun 082008

Windstar 6-cyl

  • 113,000 miles
2003 Ford Windstar, ABS and brake light come on intermediately. While on ABS system fails to function. Restarting car clears out issue but will return indiscriminate. Lights coming on has no ties to actual act of braking or speed of car. Service shop reports problem in ABS module, which estimated cost of $1000.

- Bloomington, IL, USA

problem #3

May 212008

Windstar 6-cyl

  • 16,000 miles

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

ABS and brake light started to go on in the last week. Also odometer goes flat brakes squeal every other time I use car. Owned 5 years new 16,000 +miles on car single and only owner. I took it to my mechanics and he checked and couldn't find a reason. He suggested I go on line because he had no record of a recall by Ford.

- Watertown, NY, USA

problem #2

May 052008

Windstar 6-cyl

  • 81,000 miles
ABS and brake light come on continuously while driving even after full brake system replacement.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #1

Jun 012007

Windstar

  • 45,000 miles
After I have driven my 2003 Ford Windstar long enough for the engine to heat up, the yellow ABS light and the red emergency brake light come on and stay on for the remainder of the trip. Also, on long trips, the O/D off light blinks incessantly along with the aforementioned lights. I have done some research and found that this is a problem that extends to many, many Windstar and before I spend an arm and a leg to correct the problem, I would like to know if it is a defect in manufacturing.

- Jacksonville, AR, USA

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