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you could have a short in your wiring somewhere

1997 Ford... | Answered on Apr 23, 2010


Under the bottom of the outside windshield you will see a grate with slots that let you look down inside. One of the arms connected to the wiper motor must have come loose. Might be as simple as a clip keeping the arm on slipped off and then the arm too. There should be screws to remove the grating in view either if you lift the hood and look on the firewall or even on top on the corners of the grating. You can take that off and get into the wiper motor area. Let me know if this helped and ppppplease leave me a good thumbs up for the effort. I need to keep my score up. Thanks, The Raz Shack

1997 Ford... | Answered on Apr 21, 2010


Remove the fuel tank,its inside.

1997 Ford... | Answered on Apr 18, 2010


There should be a relay in the fuse box on the left side of the steering wheel toward the floor. The realy should be round and silver and toward the bottom right of the fuse box.

1997 Ford... | Answered on Apr 07, 2010


interior lights or parking lights

1997 Ford... | Answered on Mar 20, 2010


Ours does the same thing, and every time it goes off we find an interior light on, or the glove box is open. Somehow the electrical circuit from the lights sets off the alarm. *shrug* Weird...

1997 Ford... | Answered on Mar 14, 2010


check the fuel pressure to see if you get fuel
it could be your fuel filter or fuel pump

1997 Ford... | Answered on Mar 07, 2010


the duct work has doors that open and close by electric actuators. that can be at fault or the control panels internal switches can be the problem. I do beleive the actuator would be the problem on yours

1997 Ford... | Answered on Feb 14, 2010


There should be 4 speakers actually. 2 in the doors and 2 in the dash. Your best option is to get the Haynes repair manual for your vehicle. This manual will give you step by step instruction on how to remove them and reassemble the dash afterward.

1997 Ford... | Answered on Jan 21, 2010


Have you been having trouble starting it? A real easy way would be to attach a multimeter,( DC voltmeter) and check voltage before and after engine is running. Should get 12-12.5 volts not running, and 12.8- 14.5 roughly when running, depending on how much charge battery needs at the time, which is regulated in the alternator.
If battery is lower than 12 volts, you may want to have it tested to determine it's condition.

1997 Ford... | Answered on Dec 12, 2009


charge your battery 100 percent,then unhook the negative cable from the battery,wait 10 minutes,then hook back up...

1997 Ford... | Answered on Dec 12, 2009


it does sound like the fuel pressure regulator, replace it,you can get a free print out at auto zone

1997 Ford... | Answered on Nov 29, 2009


check your battery,

1997 Ford... | Answered on Nov 29, 2009


You need to run engine codes. It's probably not the ox sensor (that usually makes it run too rich), but could be a map (or maf) sensor malfunction. If your car has a maf sensor, there are a couple of other sensors that work with this unit.
Reading engine codes should reveal errant readings, even if your "check engine" light is not on.
The other problem is that the corrugated tube that goes to your throttle body is cracked. This will raise cain with the accuracy of your air sensor. When you accelerate, it is possible that the rocking of the engine under load spreads the crack in the bellows enough to let outside air into the system midstream. This will make your air sensor read low and will send a wrong voltage to your computer and fool the computer into thinking that the engine needs less fuel.
Check all your tubes for these vacuum leaks.

1997 Ford... | Answered on Nov 23, 2009


well without your help and 5 hours latter i was able to find it myself thanks.

1997 Ford... | Answered on Oct 22, 2009


check heater control valve

1997 Ford... | Answered on Oct 11, 2009


transmission. take to a reputable repair facility or a transmission specialty shop.

1997 Ford... | Answered on Oct 04, 2009


1997 windstars are noted to have trans problems especially after reaching 70-90,000k miles , your best bet is to have the trans redone .


Good luck with your problem

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1997 Ford... | Answered on Oct 01, 2009

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