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

Suspension — Front — Springs — Coil Springs

This is not a safety recall in accordance with the Safety Act. However, it is deemed a safety improvement campaign by the Agency. Vehicle description: 1995-1998 Ford Windstar minivans. The front coil springs could potentially fracture due to corrosion. Note: The 1997-1998 Windstar mini vans are also covered by NHTSA safety recall 01V-199/Ford recall 01S19. The mini vans covered by the safety recall were originally sold in or currently registered in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin, and in the District of Columbia.
Ford is extending the warranty for front coil spring replacement to a total of 10 years of service from the warranty start date, with unlimited mileage. This coverage is automatically transferred to subsequent owners at no charge. If either front coil spring fractures during the coverage period noted above, the dealer will replace both springs at no charge to the owner.
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Date Announced
JUL 12, 2001
Vehicles Affected
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