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2000 SE Windstar
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By jjrwang
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 4dr Minivan


Review

Good basic people & everyday cargo hauler. Do not log too much miles annually, thus haven't experienced all the problems that other owners have posted on discussion. But very leery about long term ownership. Will send it to truck heaven in the sky at the first sign of major problem. Have a series of little electrical and recall items since new. Currenty have check engine code P0171 & P0174 still to be resolved. Out of warranty, and very reluctant to send back to dealer. Knowledge and willingness to help you daunts me. Dealers themselves need to update themselves. The last time I need the Windstar to be reflashed, the had to "order" the flash cable!


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Happy Aloha with FORD!
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By stevehawaii
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2000 Ford Windstar Limited 4dr Minivan


Review

I've had this van for over 4 years now (42K miles). Just a few problems, but nothing I would consider major. During third year sliding doors would open on their own or would not stay closed - found out that was due to needing a new battery. After replacing, no more problems with doors. At 36K, power windows went out (about 3 months between them, both front). Just after the warranty! Mechanically, has been sound. Love it. Love the entertainment center and the reverse sensing, both are must haves. Dual A/C is fabulous and still ice cold after being run every day for over 4 years in the hot Hawaiian sun. Split sound system is a godsend as well; kids have video in back, we have music up front.


Best Features

REVERSE SENSING! Entertainment center. Dual A/C. Storage compartments for anything and everything you can think of. Dual sliding doors are fabulous when hands are full or you just want to click them open early to let them steamy hot air out before you get in.


Worst Features

Ford needs to work on better electrical systems. Leather seating and the carpets are nice, BUT the plastic molding inside is CHEESEY!


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Another unhappy owner
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By Jimohio
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3dr Minivan


Review

Bought this because of the safety
issues, great dealership and good
price. However, this has turned out
to be one of the worst cars I have
owned. It was in the shop so much that
I started to wait on the minor things
so that I could get several things
fixed with one trip. It started with
the power window controls, twice on
the drivers side and once on the
passenger side being replaced. Then
came rotors, (3 sets), air
conditioning controls, new
transmission, new intake manifold, new
tie rod ends, leak in the rear floor
seat mounts, tailgate pistons, power
steering pump. The interior
lights and seat belt chime
come on at will, muffler hanger and
others.


Best Features

Rides and handles nicely. I like that the radio and window controls work for 10 minutes after turning off car, (until door is opened).


Worst Features

It's obvious. Also the front cup holders are a complete joke and the storage compartment tbelow them is really unusable because anything put in it falls out. A total redesign is in order.


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DONT BOTHER WITH THE FORD
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By rick welliver
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 4dr Minivan


Review

Dont even bother looking. We have had
countless recalls. Had to fix something
at 38k right after warranty expired,
dealership met us 1/2 way on a 900.00
bill. Squeeks everywhere, door leaks..
Car rolls SIGNIFICANLTY after it is
placed in park DANGEROUS... ALso groans
and moans when you turnt he wheel. I am
told it might have a crack in the
manifold, WHICH IS A VERY COMMON
PROBLEM. I will never buy another Ford
again.


Best Features

Very Comfortable


Worst Features

Develop New Transmission, extend the warranty if you feel quality is job one. TIGHTEN UP THE SHIP..... no wonder sales are slipping and Honda and Toyota have bumped them out of #2 spot.


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2000 forf windstar
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By vikingone
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 4dr Minivan


Review

this van has been very relieable,
comfotable to drive.inside outside
very pleasing to eye.it been without
any problems since i puchased it.very
verisable too.Replaced tires at 50,000
still has oringinal brakes
front/rear.pint is still very
shiny.all around very good automobile


Best Features

driveability, comfort,relieable


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