fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,500 miles

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problem #2

Jan 152008

Windstar 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25,000 miles
Getting lean code P0171 and P0174. Dealer analyzed and from what I can tell it's tsb 03-16-1 (NHTSA sb# 16920) I have searched the internet (as you can) and it's a widespread problem (I know 2 other people personally who may have it). It is my belief that there should have been (or should be) a recall on this defect. In my case, the van will lose RPM's, then "rev" up on cold startup. When it does this, the van executes a "jerking" motion which to me could be dangerous. In other cases, it will stall or nearly stall at traffic lights.

- Old Hickory, TN, USA

problem #1

Sep 092003


  • miles
Engine service light came on, indicating a failure in the engine not running smoothly. Dealer changed oxygen sensor and other parts; but problem still occurred.

- Riverdale, GA, USA