Close

Ford Windstar Rough Idle

Learn if it's a simple fix or time to seek out a trusted technician.

What are common reasons my Ford Windstar has a rough idle?

While there are a variety of reasons your Ford Windstar has a rough idle, the most common 3 are a vacuum leak, an issue with the spark plugs, or a problem with the ignition coil.
34%
of the time it's
Vacuum Leak
21%
of the time it's
Spark Plugs
15%
of the time it's
Ignition Coil

Get your Ford issue diagnosed by a professional

Find a high quality auto repair shop or dealer near you
x

Related Ford Windstar Questions

See what others are asking about their Ford Windstar. Get answers from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
My 01 windstar coldweather no problem to started. I let it idle warm up. then, engine die at drive way. I start the e...
i just bought the van it has a 3.8l engine, it has 2 codes present a p0156 and a p1151 the previous owner also stated...

Related Ford Windstar Problems

Find the most common driver-reported problems that are to blame when a Ford Windstar has a rough idle.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with fault code P0171 and/or P0174 stored, indicating a lean fuel mixture. Our ...
A knocking noise from the upper engine area may indicate a loose intake runner. Our technicians tell us if this is th...
Ford Windstar Repairs and Prices
All costs based on RepairPal Fair Price Estimate™ averages. Actual prices may change depending on final diagnosis.

Ford Windstar Rough Idle Repair Symptoms

A failing ignition coil will create misfires in the engine, and lead to hesitation, extreme power loss, engine stalling, poor fuel mileage, and illumination of the check engine ...Read More
As we discussed, spark plugs are necessary for any gasoline engine to run. When they fail, the engine is in a constant state of attempting to ignite air and fuel, but cannot. Th...Read More