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    Report: Ford suing Dana over faulty Windstar frames

    Ford Motor Company is suing supplier Dana Corp., seeking reimbursement for what it says are faulty vehicle frames. According to an Associated Press report, Ford claims that Dana frames were the cause of a 2011 recall of close to a half a million Windstar minivans. Apparently, the salt used ...

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    Report: NHTSA getting serious about Ford Windstar axle rust probe

    The Ford Windstar is already being examined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The rear axles were the initial target of investigation but now the review has widened due to claims of the Windstar's front subframe also being prone to corrosion. So far, NHTSA says it has logged ...

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    Report: Recalled Ford Windstar minivans piling up at dealers

    Estimates place the number of Ford Windstar minivans involved in the rear axle recall at about 575,000. The 1998-2003 model year vans have suffered cracked and damaged rear axles, especially in the salt belt. Owners have been dropping them off at Ford dealers to be repaired, and according to a ...

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    Official: Ford Windstar recalled over rear axle risk

    Back in May, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration started investigating cases of rear axles breaking in late model Ford Windstar minivans after receiving hundreds of complaints from owners. Over three months later, an official recall has just been announced that covers 575,000 ...

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    Report: NHTSA expands Ford Windstar corrosion probe to front subframes

    The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has opened a second investigation into 1999-2003 Ford Windstar minivans. The new probe has arisen amidst reports of front subframe corrosion that can cause the vehicle to lose steering. Apparently, a number of owners in salt-belt states ...

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    Report: Hundreds of complaints about Ford Windstar axles snapping, yet no NHTSA inquiry [UPDATE]

    Toyota's recent issues have turned the lights on automakers' and governments' responses to consumer complaints. Two of the questions to arise, which still haven't been answered, are what is the threshold for customer complaints to be considered a safety defect, and when should the National ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Saleen Windstar (Seriously!)

    Click above for image gallery of the Saleen Ford Windstar
    Outrageous minivans are oddities of the train wreck variety. You don't want to, but you just gotta look. And we're suckers for them. Not that long ago we had the ridiculously fast, jet-powered Dodge Caravan, and then there was the show but ...


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