Common 1999-2003 Ford Windstar Problems

Some of the worst issues 2nd generation Windstar owners have to deal with.

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What Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

What Breaks the Most

Years to Avoid

2nd Generation (1999–2003) Windstar Key Numbers

  1. 5 model years

    Grouping all models by their year can reveal some baddies.

  2. 1,601 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to

  3. 91st in reliability

    Overall reliability rank out of 94 eligible generations.