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1990 Ford Aerostar Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1990 Ford Aerostar

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1990 Ford Aerostar Problems

Engine Oil Leaks

Engine oil leaks are known to develop around the rear crankshaft (main) seal and engine oil pan gasket.

Crossed Oxygen Sensor Wires Can Cause Poor Idle Quality/Fuel Economy

If you experience poor idle quality and fuel economy (and the Check Engine Light illuminates) after the exhaust system or motor has been removed and replaced, it could be that the oxygen sensor wires are crossed at the rear of the motor. Wiring schematics should be checked to ensure that the correct harness plug is connected to the corresponding sensor.

 

Updated Differential Clutch Kit Available if Rear End Noise is Heard

If a noise from the rear end is heard when going around turns or after driving at highway speed for an extended period, this could be caused by a failing deferential clutch kit. An updated differential clutch kit available.

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1990 Ford Aerostar Questions

I have no brake lights. (1 answer)

I've changed bulbs and fuses and have turn signals, runt no brake lights

tranny auto was working then failed (1 answer)

tranny problem was working going fine and just failed

the fan will not blow on my 1998 ford windstar (3 answers)

The blower does not blow

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1990 Ford Aerostar Recalls

Recall 98V190000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINI VANS ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: ALABAMA, ARIZONA, ARKANSAS, CALIFORNIA (10 SOUTHERN COUNTIES OF LOS ANGELES, ORANGE, SAN BERNADINO, SAN DIEGO, RIVERSIDE, VENTURA, SANTA BARBARA, SAN LUIS OBISPO, IMPERIAL, AND KERN), FLORIDA, GEORGI...
Recall 98E010000
EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: AFTERMARKET BRAKE ROTORS FOR USE ON CERTAIN FORD AND MAZDA TRUCKS. CRACKED CASTINGS CAUSED CRACKS TO APPEAR ON THE OUTER DIAMETER OF THE ROTOR HAT OR AROUND THE STUD HOLE.
Recall 96V071000
THE IGNITION SWITCH COULD EXPERIENCE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT.

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1990 Ford Aerostar Reviews

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based on 3 customer reviews
i have a 1990 aerostar van i bought for 600.00. all it needed at time was brakes and freon. runs like a charm. plenty of space for me and my family. i love my van.
This vehicle was purchased in August 2008 from a dealer that specializes in previously-owned government vehicles, which means it was well-maintained. I bought it for $2100 with only 84,000 ORIGINAL miles on it...it was a supervisor's vehicle with the local Parks and Recreation Dept. It currently has 101000 miles on it. I have used it not only to haul my electrical tools and equipment, but also ...
My 1990 Aerostar is a rebuild,paid $100 for it.So far ,it has earned the name Old Reliable because it has yet to give up and quit.I have the Long wheel based XLT model with the digital dash. I have been offered $6000 for it,not for sale. Looking for another one to give to my college aged daughter

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