Safety Ratings
2003 Ford Windstar
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.5000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.5000
Number of Recalls16
Number of Complaints2122
Number of Investigations12
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2003 Ford Windstar vehicles

2003 Ford Windstar (5/3/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V193000

Component Name: POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1998-2003 WINDSTAR VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 1997, THROUGH JULY 3, 2003, AND CURRENTLY REGISTERED OR ORIGINALLY SOLD IN VIRGINIA. OVER TIME, CORROSION CAN WEAKEN THE REAR AXLE MAKING IT SUSCEPTIBLE TO TORSIONAL STRESS. CORROSION AND STRESS CAN LEAD TO CRACKS WHICH, IF UNDETECTED, CAN INCREASE AND RESULT IN A COMPLETE FRACTURE OF THE AXLE.

Defect: A FRACTURED AXLE CAN AFFECT VEHICLE HANDLING AND INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL REAR AXLE REINFORCEMENT BRACKETS, OR REPLACE THE AXLES, AS NECESSARY. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 19, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.

2003 Ford Windstar (5/3/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V194000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1999-2003 WINDSTAR VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA. CORROSION-RELATED FRACTURES OF THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM REAR ATTACHING BRACKETS AND BODY MOUNT ATTACHMENTS MAY OCCUR.

Defect: A SEPARATION OF A FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM REAR ATTACHING BRACKET MAY RESULT IN A LOWER CONTROL ARM SEPARATION. A SEPARATION OF BOTH FRONT SUBFRAME REAR BODY MOUNTS MAY RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFT. EITHER CONDITION COULD RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT BOTH FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM REAR ATTACHING BRACKETS AND BOTH BODY MOUNT ATTACHMENTS AT THE REAR OF THE FRONT SUBFRAME AND MAKE THE NECESSARY REPAIRS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 18, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.

2003 Ford Windstar (5/3/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V195000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1998-2003 WINDSTAR VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 1997, THROUGH JULY 3, 2003, REGISTERED IN PUERTO RICO. DUE TO INCREASED STRESSES CAUSED BY HIGH CYCLES OF TORSIONAL LOADING, SPECIFIC TO THIS MARKET, THE REAR AXLE CAN CRACK.

Defect: A FRACTURED AXLE MAY RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL A REINFORCEMENT BRACKET ON THE REAR AXLE OR REPLACE THE AXLES, AS NECESSARY. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 1, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332.

2003 Ford Windstar (1/26/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V030000

Component Name: STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1999-2003 WINDSTAR VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, UTAH, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, AND WISCONSIN. A SEPARATION OF A FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM REAR ATTACHING BRACKET MAY RESULT IN A LOWER CONTROL ARM SEPARATION. A SEPARATION OF BOTH FRONT SUBFRAME REAR BODY MOUNTS MAY RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFT.

Defect: THIS COULD RESULT IN REDUCED STEERING CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT BOTH FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM REAR ATTACHING BRACKETS, AND BOTH BODY MOUNT ATTACHMENTS AT THE REAR OF THE FRONT SUBFRAME, AND MAKE THE NECESSARY REPAIRS FREE OF CHARGE. IF REPAIRS CANNOT BE MADE TO A VEHICLE, FORD WILL OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE VEHICLE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE FEBRUARY 21, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.

2003 Ford Windstar (8/26/2010)  

Campaign Number: 10V385000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1998-2003 WINDSTAR VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 1997 THROUGH FEBRUARY 28, 2003 AND CURRENTLY REGISTERED OR ORIGINALLY SOLD IN CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, AND WISCONSIN. AFTER MANY YEARS OF VEHICLE SERVICE IN THESE AREAS, CORROSION CAN WEAKEN THE REAR AXLE, MAKING IT SUSCEPTIBLE TO TORSIONAL STRESS. CORROSION AND STRESS CAN LEAD TO CRACKS WHICH IF UNDETECTED CAN PROPAGATE AND RESULT IN A COMPLETE FRACTURE OF THE AXLE.

Defect: A FRACTURED AXLE CAN AFFECT VEHICLE HANDLING AND INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: AS PARTS BECOME AVAILABLE, DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND IF NECESSARY INSTALL THE REAR AXLE REINFORCEMENT BRACKETS FREE OF CHARGE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 20, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.

2003 FORD WINDSTAR for sale

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2003 Ford Windstar Limited Edition

$4,995

2003 FORD WINDSTAR LIMITED EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Minivan
  • Mileage: 124012 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Boise, ID
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2003 Ford Windstar SE

$3,999

2003 FORD WINDSTAR SE

  • Bodystyle: Minivan
  • Mileage: 113065 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Ontario, OR
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2003 Ford Windstar SE

$4,600

2003 FORD WINDSTAR SE

  • Bodystyle: Minivan
  • Mileage: 121508 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Barrington, IL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2003 Ford Windstar SEL

$5,847

2003 FORD WINDSTAR SEL

  • Bodystyle: Minivan
  • Mileage: 121073 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mattoon, IL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2003 Ford Windstar SE

$4,039

2003 FORD WINDSTAR SE

  • Bodystyle: Minivan
  • Mileage: 137971 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hastings, NE
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2003 Ford Windstar LX

$4,000

2003 FORD WINDSTAR LX

  • Bodystyle: Minivan
  • Mileage: 147175 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Loves Park, IL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2003 Ford Windstar LX

$5,990

2003 FORD WINDSTAR LX

  • Bodystyle: Minivan
  • Mileage: 90912 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Washington, IL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2003 Ford Windstar LX

$4,992

2003 FORD WINDSTAR LX

  • Bodystyle: Minivan
  • Mileage: 61757 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Davie, FL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2003 Ford Windstar SE

$5,990

2003 FORD WINDSTAR SE

  • Bodystyle: Minivan
  • Mileage: 63346 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hamburg, PA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2003 Ford Windstar SE

$5,495

2003 FORD WINDSTAR SE

  • Bodystyle: Minivan
  • Mileage: 140000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Altoona, PA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2003 Ford Windstar LX

$3,092
Price Reduced

2003 FORD WINDSTAR LX

  • Bodystyle: Minivan
  • Mileage: 154690 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Somerville, NJ
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2003 Ford Windstar SEL

$6,999

2003 FORD WINDSTAR SEL STANDARD

  • Bodystyle: Minivan
  • Mileage: 158939 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Tacoma, WA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2003 Ford Windstar SE

$4,991

2003 FORD WINDSTAR SE

  • Bodystyle: Minivan
  • Mileage: 97481 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Miami Lakes, FL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2003 Ford Windstar Limited Edition

$5,983

2003 FORD WINDSTAR LIMITED EDITION STANDARD

  • Bodystyle: Minivan
  • Mileage: 110282 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Plainfield, IL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2003 Ford Windstar SE

$5,989

2003 FORD WINDSTAR SE

  • Bodystyle: Minivan
  • Mileage: 113915 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Allentown, PA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy
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