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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
45,750 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2003 Ford Windstar brakes problems

brakes problem

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2003 Ford Windstar Owner Comments

problem #2

May 152007


  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,500 miles


I own a Ford Windstar '03. Starting in May 2007, at about 45,600 miles, my brake light and ABS light are illuminated. The code read by the mechanic from the computer is C1185. Nearly every time I use the car since, the lights come on within a few minutes of turning on the ignition.

- Kew Gardens, NY, USA

problem #1

Feb 102007

Windstar 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 45,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Ford Windstar. The contact stated that after the vehicle has been driven 1 to 10 miles, the brake and ABS lights illuminate and remain lit until the vehicle is shut off. The dealer has not been notified and the vehicle has not been repaired. The speed was unknown. The current mileage was 46,000 and failure mileage was 45,000. Updated 12/12/07 updated 12/12/07

- San Diego, CA, USA

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