Ford Aerostar Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Ford Aerostar

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Ford Aerostar Problems

Bad throttle position sensors can cause high idle

Bad throttle position sensors can cause high idle without causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Transmission Problems Common Due to Front Pump Failure

Transmission problems are common in this model, often as a result of a failed front pump. The pump loses its ability to create hydraulic pressure, which an automatic transmission needs to function. A sign of front pump failure can be a whine type noise.

AC Not Cold Due to Out of Adjustment Air Blend Door

The AC system may be performing poorly even if it seems to be functioning properly. This could be caused by the AC air blend door being out of adjustment.

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Ford Aerostar Questions

I put new starter relay n new starter n selenoid n alternator n Wont hold charge (1 answer)

when I hook cables to it n charge it with another vechile charge only last for 2 mins n dies as battery goes below 8 n I replaced starter relay switch under hood as well as new starter n selenoid underneath it n alternator was replaced new 6mnths ago worked great for last 2mnths n now this all of...

What would be making it backfire an it acts like its not getting gas an shaking (1 answer)

Just started, not using oil ,no water in oil ,or exhaust,. Uses some water not often ,can't find where it's going. No leaking underneath.

Rattles and spiytrinng top speed 40mph. I changed spark plug and wires fuel ffi (2 answers)

Fuel filter and fuel pump and u joibyc

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Ford Aerostar Recalls

Recall 00V425000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L ENGINES. AN ACCELERATOR CABLE WAS KINKED DURING INSTALLATION, CAUSING THE CORE WIRES TO EVENTUALLY FRAY.
Recall 99V094000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: ALL WHEEL DRIVE PASSENGER MINIVANS. (THIS INCLUDES ALL 1992 AWD AEROSTARS NOT PREVIOUSLY INCLUDED IN SAFETY RECALL 97V-204/97S83). THESE VEHICLES CAN DEVELOP POWERTRAIN BENDING RESONANCE OR TRANSFER CASE OUTPUT SHAFT BUSHING DISPLACEMENT. THE POWERTRAIN BENDING RESONANCE OR...
Recall 99V028000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINI VANS. HEAT GENERATION IN THE WIRING HARNESS TO THE FUEL PUMP/SENDER ASSEMBLY CAN CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT. THE VEHICLE COULD EXPERIENCE A LOSS OF POWER AND BECOME IMMOBILIZED AND THE FUEL GAUGE MAY BE ERRATIC.

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Ford Aerostar Reviews

We purchased our Aerostar new '95 now put 400,000 miles running on original engine/tranny. I did get things replaced as fuel injectors, valves and 2 head gaskets but the Aerostar never once ran hot in the California heat. Absolutely appreciate how the van did us well its comfortable has everything working best even windows goes up/down and cruise control switch still works great. Original paint...
We bought our 1995 Aerostar (extended) in Florida 4 years ago. It has 170,000 miles on it as of today. Everything works great on it. We call her our bus because we take everyone everywhere in her. Everyone comments on how comfortable she is. Very practical, good looking (in our opinion), pretty good on fuel and inexpensive to buy. If you get a chance to buy a rust-free one with the 4.0 litre yo...
My 1994 Ford Aerostar All Wheel Drive 7 passenger van is great...hope I can keep it going a long time!

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