Recall List for the 1998 Ford Windstar

Official recalls have been issued for the 1998 Ford Windstar by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Ford service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Ford customer service.

  1. RECALL: Axle Recall Remedy May Been Performed Improperly

    If the brackets were not installed properly, the rear axle may fracture, affecting the vehicle handling and increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    SEP 29, 2015
    Vehicles Affected
    283,413
  2. RECALL: Rear Axle Cracking-Virginia Vehicles

    A fractured axle can affect vehicle handling and increase the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 03, 2012
    Vehicles Affected
    27,000
  3. RECALL: Rear Axle Cracking Puerto Rico

    A fractured axle may result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 03, 2012
    Vehicles Affected
    9,192
  4. RECALL: Rear Axle Cracking

    A fractured axle can affect vehicle handling and increase the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    AUG 26, 2010
    Vehicles Affected
    492,650
  5. RECALL: Speed Control Deactivation Switch/Overheats

    A vehicle fire could occur with or without the engine running. Read more »

    Date Announced
    OCT 13, 2009
    Vehicles Affected
    4,500,000
  6. RECALL: Ford/Front Coil Springs

    Some tires have deflated due to contact with a broken spring. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUL 12, 2001
    Vehicles Affected
    948,492
  7. RECALL: Ford/Front Coil Spring Corrosion

    Some tires have deflated due to contact with a broken spring. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 18, 2001
    Vehicles Affected
    198,583
  8. RECALL: Ford/FMVSS 108/Daytime Running Lights

    The light given off from the daytime running lights is brighter than allowed by U.S. standards. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 19, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    20,637
  9. RECALL: Ford/FMVSS 135/Warning Statement

    Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 14, 1999
    Vehicles Affected
    789,723
  10. RECALL: Ford/Overhead Console Bracket

    If the console does fall down, it could distract the driver or possibly strike a front seat occupant. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 02, 1999
    Vehicles Affected
    15,900
  11. RECALL: Ford/Brake Caliper Anchors

    When the bolts are loose, a noticeable noise and/or vibration is evident which provides warning to the vehicle driver. Vehicle braking is not degraded. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUL 30, 1998
    Vehicles Affected
    174,000
  12. RECALL: Ford/Steering Gear

    This condition can increase steering efforts, affecting steering control. Read more »

    Date Announced
    SEP 30, 1997
    Vehicles Affected
    2,250
  13. RECALL: Ford/Auto Transmission

    The catalytic converter temperature may be hot enough to ignite the transmission fluid and cause a vehicle fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 09, 1997
    Vehicles Affected
    100,000
  14. RECALL: Ford/Integrated Child Seat

    As a result of the headrest being in the "up" position, a child seated in the ics would receive less than the intended protection in the child head area ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 01, 1997
    Vehicles Affected
    202

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