How to Troubleshoot the Charging System on a 1998 Ford Windstar?

Answer Troubleshooting the charging system on a 1998 Ford Windstar involves testing the battery and the alternator. These two are dependent on each other for proper operation. A battery with a bad cell ma... Read More »

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How to Troubleshoot a 1998 Ford Windstar's Brakes?

A Ford vehicle, such as the 1998 Windstar, will develop brake problems at some point during the life of the vehicle. When brake problems occur, you will need to troubleshoot the cause of the proble... Read More »

How to Replace the Oil Pan on a 1998 Ford Windstar?

Many of the streets in the localities where we live are not maintained as well as we would like and this can lead to damage to our vehicles. If the vehicle hits a pothole hard enough, the oil pan w... Read More »

How Do I Troubleshoot a Charging System Alternator?

The alternator in your vehicle charges the battery as it powers the electronics as well. The alternator, when working properly, should be charging at roughly 13.8 volts. The alternator works by usi... Read More »

How Do I Take Off the Front Bearing of a 1998 Ford Windstar?

If the front end of your 1998 Ford Windstar makes a "growling" noise at high speeds, or the steering is noticeably loose, you may need to replace one of your front bearings. A front bearing, more c... Read More »