Ford Windstar Rear Axle Recall Surpasses 600,000 Units

Ford Windstar Rear Axle Recall Surpasses 600,000 Units
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Almost down to the day, it’s been two years since we originally reported the Ford Windstar recall that still seems to be out of control. Most recently the automaker added 27,000 of the minivans from Virginia because of cracked rear axles. Continue Reading...

Ford Windstar Under Investigation Again: Rusting Subframe Linked to Crashes

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Ford Windstar Under Investigation Again: Rusting Subframe Linked to Crashes
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After an initial investigation and then a recall on the Ford Windstar for rear axle failure, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has put the minivan on notice – again. This time NHTSA’s investigation involves the van’s subframe, which reportedly suffers from the same structural rusting as the rear axles. The NHTSA website lists… Continue Reading...

Ford Windstar Rear Axle Failure Recall the Subject of ABC News Report [Video]

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The recent death of a Massachusetts man has put the spotlight on the Ford Motor Company and its handling of the recall of its Windstar minivan. The van itself was recalled back in August due to rear axles that could snap. The vans date from 1998 to 2003 and initially Ford was reluctant to issue… Continue Reading...

Recalled Ford Windstars Mount-Up On Dealer Lots as Owners Get the Shaft

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Recalled Ford Windstars Mount-Up On Dealer Lots as Owners Get the Shaft
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The Windstar is proving to be a small nightmare for the folks at Ford and for anyone who happens to own one. First NHTSA was investigating the minivan for possible rear axle failure, then an official recall was issued. Then Ford announced it would go so far as to buy back the cars, while offering… Continue Reading...

Ford To Recall, Buy Back Windstar Minivans With Defective Axles

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Ford To Recall, Buy Back Windstar Minivans With Defective Axles
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Ford‘s Windstar minivan is undergoing a massive recall, with over 460,000 1998-2003 Windstars being recalled over a fault rear axle that may corrode and ultimately fail. Ford has informed dealers that rather than fix the problem, they may buy back the vehicles instead. “At our discretion, the remedy we offer may involve repurchasing a customer’s… Continue Reading...

NHTSA Investigating Ford Windstar For Rear Axle Failure

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NHTSA Investigating Ford Windstar For Rear Axle Failure
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has now officially launched an investigation into snapping rear axles on Ford Windstar models dating from 1999-2003. In total NHTSA has 234 complaints about broken rear axles, with two noted accidents but no injuries. Of the complaints, 56 involve vehicles where one of the rear axles snapped at… Continue Reading...
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