Question about 1998 Ford Windstar
Assueming it has the v-6 in it look at the exhaust pipe comming off the side of the engine there will be two up stream 02 sensors which are heated and one downstream past catalitic conveter. If may have the second style with the Y cross over with 1 upstream before the cat and one after. The difference between the 0-2 sensors is the upstrean are heated so it goes into closed loop faster. I find that on most of these the up stream 02 sensor heaters have failed. You can go to a Autozone and they can pull the codes for you and tell you which side it is that needs to be replaced. However 02 sensors get old after time and they start shifting slowly, if it shifts slowly then it's called a lazy 02 sensor. And will send a code to the computer, if you get the trouble code of the 02 sensor heater is bad you will have to change it, I recommend Replacing both. The reason is if one is going bad the other will soon follow. You can buy a socket wrench For the 02 sensors for 12 dollars makes it real easy to replace the 02 sensors when they are COLD. Hope this helps and thanks for using fix-ya.
Posted on Sep 14, 2010
Testimonial: "MADE IT QUICK AND EASY"
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Aug 26, 2018 | Cars & Trucks
Nov 26, 2015 | 2003 Honda Civic
Jan 20, 2015 | Cars & Trucks
Feb 08, 2011 | 2003 Ford Windstar
Jan 01, 2011 | 2002 Chevrolet Blazer
May 30, 2010 | 2001 Ford Windstar
Mar 30, 2010 | 1998 Ford Windstar
Feb 01, 2010 | 1998 Ford Explorer
Apr 16, 2009 | 1998 Ford Windstar
259 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: