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1998 Ford Windstar Recalls

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Most Recent 1998 Ford Windstar Recall

On July 19, 2000, Ford recalled 20,637 Ford Windstar. Vehicle description: mini vans, light pickup trucks, and sport utility vehicles. off lease canadian vehicles equipped with daytime running lights which meet canadian requirements and not the photometric requirements of fmvss 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." according to ford, the vehicles were imported into the u.s. erroneously.
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1998 Ford Windstar Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 19, 2000
Vehicle description: mini vans, light pickup trucks, and sport utility vehicles. off lease canadian vehicles equipped with daytime running lights which meet canadian requirements and not the photometric requirements of fmvss 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." according to ford, the vehicles were imported into the u.s. erroneously.
Summary on June 16, 1999
Vehicle description: minivans. the brake fluid master cylinder is recessed and oriented in the engine compartment so that the brake fluid warning statement embossed on both the top of the filler cap and the side of the reservoir body are not entirely visible by direct view. these vehicles may not fully comply with requirements of fmvss no. 135, "passenger car brake systems."
Summary on June 1, 1998
This is not a safety recall in accordance with the safety act. however, it is deemed a safety improvement campaign by the agency. mini vans sold during the months of december 1996, and january, february and may 1997. front brake caliper anchor plate to hub and spindle assembly bolts may be loose as a result of an incomplete tightening operation at the assembly plant.
Summary on October 27, 1997
Vehicle description: passenger vehicles and mini-vans. the rack and pinion steering gears may have damaged input shaft bearings.
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 30, 1997
Vehicle description: passenger vehicles equipped with ax4s automatic transaxles. the low/intermediate servo cover can separate from the transaxle while the vehicle is being driven. if this occurs, transmission fluid will leak contacting the catalytic converter.
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