Question about 2001 Ford Windstar
It sounds like a broken earth wire, check the main one from the car battery to the car bosy, or to test it get a thick cable roughly the same as the "black" earth lead from the battery attach it to the car body somewhere and the other red to the battery terminal if the car starts you know it is an earth problem. they do often break off the gearbox on these models, so do check. there will be 3 main earth wires in total
Posted on Dec 28, 2010
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Dec 28, 2010 | 2001 Ford Windstar
If you absolutely need
to drive the van without having it serviced ensure your coolant/water is topped
off prior to setting out. Make sure you have LOTS of water on hand to top
it off if needed and keep a very close eye on your temperature gauge. You
should also stop every few hours even if the temperature gauge stays in the
"normal" range to ensure its operating at the correct temperature.
There could be a few things wrong with the van, but damage to the
radiator or cracked hoses could be likely culprits.
That being said I wouldn't recommend any long trips before having this issue fixed.
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