Can you afford to
By ttudave on
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3dr Minivan
"Buy American" I thought proudly.
Two transmissions later I'm replacing
my Windstar with a Camry or an Accord.
I can't afford to be patriotic if that
means supporting unreliable vehicles
like this Windstar.
Dealers charge over $100 to diagnose
mysterious trouble lights on the
dash...three times already.
The AC and power steering systems leak.
Ford has a problem with their automatic
transmissions. The service manager at
the dealership advised me that
transmissions were a known Ford
Ford's customer service was useless.
second sliding door.
tranmission and having the dealers
charge for diagnosing dash trouble
lights is outrageous. The car tells me
there is a problem, I take it to the
dealer and they tell me it will cost
$129 to hook it up to a machine to
identify the problem. That's maddening.