1997 Ford Windstar Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Ford Windstar
1997 Ford Windstar Problems
The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.
1997 Ford Windstar Questions
I just need to know the repair time. Thank you.
I have had it replaced 2 times just this year. Three times within the last two years. What would cause it to go bad so quickly?
At first it would smoke for a few minutes and then stop and run fine. Now, it does not stop emitting a dense whitish gray fog and smokes a little after you turn the engine off. It was running okay when I took it for a tuneup and when I got it back it started making a rattling noise and then chu...
1997 Ford Windstar Recalls
Ford has recalled certain 1997-1998 Expedition, Explorer, F150, and Windstar vehicles because they were improperly outfitted with daytime running lamps certified for use in Canada. These daytime running lamps do not meet U.S. motor vehicle code requirements. Dealers will deactivate the daytime running lamps on affected vehicles.