1999 Ford Windstar Q&A
1999 Ford Windstar Question: Rattle Noise at idle
I hear a rattle type noise at idle- seems to be coming from under the black plastic intake- the noise goes away on accel- i thought it sounded like a waterpump- but it seems to from under the intake-someone said there was a "balance shaft" that sometimes goes bad on theis engine. any ideas? - cincybob
sometimes the serpentine belt will make a noise that sounds like a rattle, with the engine off spray a little belt grip ( available at auto parts stores ) your vehicle also has a belt tensioner pulley and idler pulley that could be failing. - hemicuda
it is the older style 2 piece air plenum...ford has updated this part... - Visitor
my windstar makes a rattling noise when i accelerate any ideas it started when i had my oil changed last
constant codes po1071 and po174 changed pcv valve and line changed dpfe sensor and hoses changed egr and line cleaned maf sensor engine idle is smooth and good power no hesitation or stalling col...
My 2003 windstar idles high when it first starts then when i start to drive it chugs when it hits about 40 mph for the first 15 minutes of running after that it runs fine( or so I think). I also h...