Engine problems of the 2000 Ford Windstar
Six problems linked to engine have been reported for the 2000 Ford Windstar.
Engine problem #1
The vehicle having this issue was a 2000 Ford Windstar. The VIN of the problem Windstar is 2FMDA5341Y_. Engine "pings" (detonation) when warm- dealer reset computer on first visit- claimed a manufacturer defect in valve cover on second visit-claimed that recall will be forthcoming when replacement parts become available. This problem occurred on Saturday, September 30, 2000.
Engine problem #2
The vehicle is a 2000 Ford Windstar. The VIN of this Windstar is 2FMDA5140T_. Engine check light keeps coming on and off for last 4 years. Dealer states that oxygen sensor was bad. Also, head gasket needed to be changed. It was 05/22/96 when this engine issue happened.
Engine problem #3
The car involved is a 2000 Ford Windstar. Consumer states that while driving at any speed and no warning the vehicle will shut off causing consumer to pull over and it will be hard to get the vehicle back started. Dealer notified. Ts. This engine issue occurred Sat., Oct. 26, 2002.
Engine problem #4
The vehicle having this issue was a 2000 Ford Windstar. The VIN of this vehicle is 2FMZA5147Y_. 2000 Windstar with design flaw with the front valve cover causes costly repairs. This issue happened on Monday, December 8, 2003.
Engine problem #5
Consumer request for recall on Ford Windstar 2000, sounds like valves rattling. It was 11/01/2004 when this engine issue happened.
Engine problem #6
The car involved is a 2000 Ford Windstar. Vehicle identification number (VIN) of the vehicle is 2FMZA5148Y_. The intake went at 58,000 miles brought to Ford dealer and it was covered under warranty . 1 year later had same problem and van was out of warranty and Ford refused to cover had to pay $1,800 dollars. Then last year the transmission went van had 78,000 miles. Ford will not fix they would not repo it. They are now trying to sue me for a defective vehicle. This engine issue occurred Thu., Mar. 1, 2007.