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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Ford Windstar AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Duty Trucks & Vans -> Technical Service Bulletins -> 1998 E-150, E250, F-150 & Windstar w/3.8L & 4.2L Engines -> 1998 Expedition & Navigator Built Through 09/09/98 -> 1998-99 Explorer & Ranger -> 1999 Windstar -> 1999 Windstars Built Through 03/01/99. -> Lack Of Cooling, Refrigerant Leak P-Nut Fitting For Condenser Inlet And/Or Outlet -> Lack Of Temperature Control In All Modes -> No Or Intermittent Auxiliary A/C Mode Blower Control -> Temperature Gauge Fluctuation And/Or Knocking/Thumping Noise From Cooling System. -> Undetermined Loss Of Coolant
Vehicle: 2000 Ford Windstar 3.8 V6 GAS

Temperature Gauge Fluctuation And/Or Knocking/Thumping Noise From Cooling System.
1998-99 Explorer & Ranger

A temperature gauge fluctuation and/or knocking/thumping noise may be audible in the passenger engine compartment. This noise is most pronounced with the engine at normal operating temperature. The knock is caused by steam formation in the cooling system. The noise is then transmitted through the heater hoses and heater core. A coolant bypass kit is available to increase coolant flow which reduces the formation of steam.

Lack Of Tem...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Ford Windstar AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Rotor Replacement -> Aerostar -> Dana -> E-Series -> Escape -> Expedition, Navigator, F-150 & F-250LD -> Explorer, Mountaineer & Ranger -> F-Super Duty Series -> Ford -> Front -> Installation -> Rear -> Removal -> Windstar & Villager
Vehicle: 2000 Ford Windstar 3.8 V6 GAS

Aerostar

Removal
  • Remove sufficient brake fluid from master cylinder reservoir.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove disc brake caliper as outlined in "Caliper Service".
  • On models equipped with 2WD, remove hub grease cap, cotter pin, nut retainer, hub spindle nut and front outer wheel bearing washer, then remove outer wheel bearing.
  • On all models, remove front disc brake hub and rotor.
  • On models equipped with 4WD, remove hub as outlined under "Halfshaft, Replace," in "All Wheel Drive System."
Installation
  • On models equipped with 2WD, install front disc brake ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Ford Windstar AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1999-03 Windstar -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2000 Ford Windstar 3.0 V6 GAS

Normal Service

Replace every 30,0...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Ford Windstar AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 2000 Ford Windstar 3.8 V6 GAS

Front

  • With vehicle in NEUTRAL, position on a hoist.
  • Remove front wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove bolts and position disc brake caliper aside.
  • Remove front axle wheel hub retainer nut and washer.
  • Remove lower control arm ball joint pinch bolt and nut, then separate ball...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Ford Windstar AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2000 Ford Windstar 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Remove battery ground cable.
  • Remove starter motor mounting bolts.
  • Lower starter motor.
  • Remove starter motor electrical caps and nuts.
  • Remove start...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Ford Windstar AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1999-2003 Windstar & 2004-07 Freestar & Monterey
Vehicle: 2000 Ford Windstar 3.0 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the hood.
  • Release the cabin air filter cover retaining snaps, then remove the cover. The cabin air filter cover is located on the ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Ford Windstar AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Trucks -> Electronic Throttle Control ->
Vehicle: 2000 Ford Windstar 3.0 V6 GAS

Electronic throttle displays when the system has malfunctioned and the engine has defaulted to a limp-home operation. On vehicles equipped with ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Ford Windstar AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2000 Ford Windstar 3.0 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to in...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2000 Ford Windstar AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2000 Ford Windstar 3.8 V6 GAS

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2000 Ford Windstar AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2000 Ford Windstar cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Floor Pan Component Locations Diagram for 2000 Ford Windstar  3.0 V6 GASFloor Pan Component Locations Diagram for 2000 Ford Windstar 3.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • CD Player
  • Right Lumbar Seat Pump Motor
  • Parking Brake Switch
  • Right Power Lumbar Switch
  • Left Power Lumbar Switch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2000 Ford Windstar AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2000 Ford Windstar cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2000 Ford Windstar  3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2000 Ford Windstar 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Clutch Relay
  • Powertrain Control Module Power Relay
  • Engine Cooling Fan Motor Low Speed Relay
  • Engine Cooling Fan Motor High Speed Relay
  • Dual Auxiliary Relay Box
  • 2000 Ford Windstar  3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2000 Ford Windstar 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Engine Oil Pressure Switch
  • Accessory Delay Relay
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2000 Ford Windstar AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2000 Ford Windstar cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: RECALL - CERTAIN 1992-2003 MODEL YEAR CARS AND TRUCKS - FUSED JUMPER HARNESS REPLACEMENT FOR VEHICLES SERVICED WITH AN INCOMPATIBLE FUSED JUMPER HARNESS
    Vehicle: 2000 Ford Windstar 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: RECALL - 1992-2004 MULTIPLE VEHICLE LINES - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 2000 Ford Windstar 3.0 V6 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2000 Ford Windstar AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2000 Ford Windstar cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2000 Ford Windstar cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2000 Ford Windstar cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2000 Ford Windstar cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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