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#57 of 91 2002 Ford Windstar alarm
Jul 25, 2008 (7:46 am)
I have a 2002 Ford Windstar. After starting the van, a series of 5 beeps are heard and it repeats itself 4 more times. My airbag light is out. Could this cause the alarm? Also, is it common for these lights to burn out or do you think it is an airbag problem? I am also having the same problem with the ABS light appearing occasionally. I think this is the ECM. I have read about this on other sites. I hope Ford recalls that problem! Thanks for your help!
#58 of 91 98 windstar sparkplug replacement
Jul 29, 2008 (3:39 pm)
Is there an easy way to reach the back 3 sparkplugs? or do i have to remove alot of other parts that are in the way?
#59 of 91 Ford Windstar Door Ajar
Aug 11, 2008 (8:23 am)
I have a 1998 ford windstar in which the door ajar warning sounds all the time below about 15 miles per hour. The doors are secure. It is a back up vehicle and i just want to silence the alarm.
#60 of 91 Windstar Alarm Issues
Aug 06, 2008 (6:04 pm)
#61 of 91 Windstar Alarm Issues
Aug 06, 2008 (6:04 pm)
The factory alarm (horn and blinking lights) in our 2000 SE keeps randomly going off whenever we lock the van. Unfortunately the PATS is on the same fuse as the PCM so it can't be simply disabled that way.
Anyone else experience this? Is the PATS it's own computer that maybe just needs replaced? Can it be disable by an authorized service tech?
#62 of 91 Re: ABS Light [mlpntr]
Aug 21, 2008 (10:13 am)
I have a windstar 2001, also has the ABS light and brake lights coming on together.
I need a fix and no one in Utah seems to know how. Please anyone with information
on what to do send me anything. My son will fix it, just needs to know how. Cannot
pass inspection with lights coming on.
#63 of 91 Diagnostic Trouble Codes P0171 and P0174 (running lean)
Aug 23, 2008 (11:37 am)
Hi, I have a 2002 Windstar SEL. When I took it to have the emissions tested, it failed. Of course, they don't test the emissions, they just hook up their adapter to the computer. The Diagnostic Trouble Codes returned were P0171 and P0174 (system too lean, bank 1 and bank 2, respectively). Does anyone know exactly what needs to be fixed? I was talking to a mechanic recently, and he said he's pretty sure that some fuel injection seals are bad, they're letting too much air in, and that's why it's giving those codes. He said it's a common problem with the Windstars, and it would cost $300 - $400 to fix. Has anyone else had these codes before? Thanks.
#64 of 91 Re: 2002 Ford Windstar alarm [randwwalker]
Aug 29, 2008 (8:17 pm)
I am having the same series of 5 beeps; 5 times (on my 2003 Windstar) - I brought it to the Ford dealer & they want $100.00 per hour to figure out what it is. I told them I suspected the airbag system but they still want to keep it for hours. If the mechanic isn't too bright, it could cost me a considerable amount of money. I took it back after 1 hour. They are supposed to be certified mechanics & I know more about it than they do. Is there anyone out there that can help? It's driving me crazy!
#65 of 91 Re: 98 windstar sparkplug replacement [smiddleton]
Nov 23, 2008 (8:30 am)
Remove cowl cover or they can be reached from underneath. Place van on front ramps.
#66 of 91 Re: 98 windstar sparkplug replacement [tinman54]
Nov 23, 2008 (2:43 pm)
So, I should change the sparkplugs? - Sorry your message is unclear.