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Small motor keeps running even with key off and removed

I have a 99 Ford Windstar and recently I noticed when I shut the car off and walk away a small motor of somekind contunies to run. It's not a cooling fan or anything under the hood! Any suggestions?

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  • its420_us May 11, 2010

    Sounds like a broken automatic seat belt. Very common on ford vehicles.

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    blueextc3221 May 11, 2010

    maybe the starter?

    Starter relay may be faulty.

  • greenjiant May 11, 2010

    it could be the fuel pump if its coming from the rear of the vehicle. can you describe the sound it makes?



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Turns out it was the ABS motor!

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