Engine problems of the 2000 Ford Windstar



Six problems related to engine have been reported for the 2000 Ford Windstar.

car   Engine problem 1
Failure Date: 03/01/2007

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.

car   Engine problem 2
Failure Date: 11/01/2004

Consumer request for recall on Ford Windstar 2000, sounds like valves rattling.

car   Engine problem 3
Failure Date: 12/08/2003

2000 Windstar with design flaw with the front valve cover causes costly repairs.

car   Engine problem 4
Failure Date: 10/26/2002

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.

car   Engine problem 5
Failure Date: 09/30/2000

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.

car   Engine problem 6
Failure Date: 05/22/1996

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.