Gas Recirculation Valve (egr Valve) problems of the 2000 Ford Windstar
Two problems associated with gas recirculation valve (egr valve) have been reported for the 2000 Ford Windstar.
Gas Recirculation Valve (egr Valve) problem #1
The car involved is a 2000 Ford Windstar. While consumer is driving passenger's side door can come open without any assitence. Consumer's child almost fell out of door. This happend while consumer was on highway. Contacted dealer, and dealer said there was nothing wrong with door. The cause for the sliding door opening while driving was determined to be detent switch failure. The humming noise while cruising was caused by vapor management valve failure. It was Sat., Oct. 21, 2000 when this gas recirculation valve (egr valve) issue happened.
Gas Recirculation Valve (egr Valve) problem #2
VIN of the vehicle was 2FMDA5349Y_. I own a 2000 Ford Windstar, and had the water pump break recently. When the mechanic put the vehicle on the hoist he noticed a large degree of rusting and separation on the subframe connecting to the control arm. This issue needs to be repaired before the vehicle can be driven again as it is a major safety concern - as per the mechanic. This gas recirculation valve (egr valve) problem happened on Monday, November 1, 2010.
Other Engine And Engine Cooling related problems of the 2000 Ford Windstar:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Manifold/header/muffler/tail Pipe problems||18|
|Check Engine Light On problems||12|
|Car Stall problems||10|
|Engine Exhaust System problems||5|
|Engine Clicking And Tapping Noises problems||5|
|Engine Head Gasket Failure problems||5|
|Engine And Engine Cooling problems||4|
|Gasoline Engine problems||3|
|Engine Oil Leaking problems||3|
|Engine Stall problems||2|
|Gas Recirculation Valve (egr Valve) problems||2|
|Engine Shut Off Without Warning problems||2|
|Engine Belts And Pulleys problems||2|
|Loud Engine Noise problems||2|
|Emission Control problems||1|