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Lemon by Disappointed mom on 06/01/2009. Trim: 1999 Ford Windstar LX, Owned 5 years.
Pros: Sport model with spoiler and sport wheels looks nice. Like the large windows and roomy interior.
Cons: Bought the van used w/33,000 milies. Within the year, transmission gave out, cost $2500. Shortly after, had Left-Banki/Right-Bank and Rack/Pinion replaced for another $1800+. Had to replace power steering pump 5 times!! Just took my van in to get coolant lines/radiator flushed. Mechanic backed it out of garage, sounded like it was grinding rocks. Told transmission was out, would need to have it replaced!!! 106,000 milies and it needs its third transmission?!!! Ridiculous!!! Single mom, just wanted a RELIABLE vehicle to get to work, get my kids to school. Instead, I got a lemon I can't afford to keep or get rid of..I just want to drop it off a cliff! Shame on Ford
Overall review: Windstars must not all be bad as some family members have been able to maintain them without taking out a home equity loan. If you are thinking of purchasing a 1999 Windstar, do your homework and check it out thoroughly or, better yet, run the other way.
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