The Check Engine Light may illuminate with fault code P0171 and/or P0174 stored, indicating a lean fuel mixture. Our technicians tell us the left valve cover gasket, upper intake gaskets, vacuum line, and bolts may need to be replaced with updated parts to correct this concern.
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Newest reported 2001 Ford Windstar problems
A knocking noise from the upper engine area may indicate a loose intake runner. Our technicians tell us if this is the case, replacement of the upper intake clamshell will be necessary.
Had a terriable transmission leak that the mechanic couldn't nail down. When they pulled the transmission the automatic clutch assembly crumbled. Mechanic was amazed the car still moved. Cost $1500 to rebuild.