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filling order? what do you mean.. firing order? no idea what filling order is if talking about antifreeze just pour equal amounts of water and coolant if not 50 50 mix.. some are that way already read the label..

1997 Ford... | Answered on Dec 10, 2010


No. You can get a Free scan at Autozone or Oreillys. You may be able to fix the problem yourself. If you do not want to work on your van you can use the information from the free scan as a second opinion. You would then be assured the proper repair will be made at the Repair place of your choice when they tell you the same thing.

1997 Ford... | Answered on Nov 17, 2010


It will take a bit to get the "air " out of the system, but should be ok. Keep an eye on it, as you probably have a leak.

1997 Ford... | Answered on Nov 01, 2010


It's possible your blend door is not opening. check the actuator part #14 in figure below. Please see my tip at http://www.fixya.com/cars/r6235876-no_heat_fan_blowing_cold_air and let me know if you have questions.


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1997 Ford... | Answered on Oct 10, 2010


Fuelpump secondary circuit high. First try changing fuel filter, it is probably plugged which is over working your fuelpump. If filter was or is changed & problem persists will most likely need to change fuelpump.

1997 Ford... | Answered on Sep 06, 2010


You may find one at a salvage yard in the glove compartment of a vehicle. You could also try ebay. Lots of people sell them on ebay.

1997 Ford... | Answered on Sep 01, 2010


the STRAP? you mean the Drive Belt that allows all your pumps to rotate?? there is a belt tensioner u need to pry back to slacken the belt to be able to remove it, reverse procedure to install.

1997 Ford... | Answered on Aug 24, 2010


You will have to have a scan tool,or code reader hooked up to the ob2 connector to read the codes to find out ,it will come on for dozens of reasons,and there are too many guesses,Auto zone will do this for free if there is one near you,if this was at all helpful,please rate thank you.

1997 Ford... | Answered on Aug 17, 2010


For 1997 Ford Truck Windstar SFI 6cyl the Fuel Filter is located: Under vehicle, driver side, below seating area, near fuel tank, mounted on frame rail in fuel line

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1997 Ford... | Answered on Aug 13, 2010


Check your tires first they might have a bad spot

1997 Ford... | Answered on Jul 22, 2010


you probably need to reprogram your car keys,to see how go to http://www.programyourkeys.com/ good luck

1997 Ford... | Answered on Jul 19, 2010


I would suggest in getting a service manual for this level of detail.
They cost abit, but it's well worth it. Pepboys or Autozone both carry most of them.

Good luck.

1997 Ford... | Answered on Jul 11, 2010


One of your ABS sensors are probibly in need of replacement.

There are four of them,they look like a small round cylinder that sits right up next to a Gear looking thing called a harmonic ring the ring is attatched to the cb boot right up next to the inner wheel, you will need to figure out which one to replace.

First of all simply locate them on each wheel, front and back, and check the wireing harness and plugs for dirt. make sure they are clean. and start the engine again. the ABS light should go off if they are working. " I like to use some brake cleaner to clear the plugs" just maks sure they are dry before plugging them back in.

Also make sure they are good and tight. If you can see the harmonic ring, check it for damage and make sure it has all it's teeth.

Otherwise I'd make sure they are not damaged or missing. on the front, they are located just under the brake caliper. On the rear, they are attatched to the backs of the drum assembly.

Although they are in real tight, they are usually only held in with one screw. Just be real careful not to damage them with a screwdriver while inspecting them. If you need to get one, I found them on ebay for around $30-50 ea.. and I used a deadblow hammer and simply tapped it in very carfully after cleaning the hole..

Good luck..

1997 Ford... | Answered on Jul 11, 2010


U can't replace just the bearing, u must replace the whole wheel hub assemby, work for Ford shop, know this for sure.
TIMKEN Part # 512149 Price $55

1997 Ford... | Answered on Jul 11, 2010


have someone listen to your gas tank while turning the key from off to run. if theres no sound, goto the rear passenger side fender cover and remove (inside the van) theres a little red button down in the rear corner. check to make sure its pushed in (inersia switch for fuel cutoff). also check fuses. if you hear the pump check, the fuel filter.

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


Check the position, description and AMP about fuses in your Ford-Windstar-Owners-Manual

Also, its possible that you have activated the Theft System; for details about disarm check your Ford-Windstar-Owners-Manual.

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1997 Ford... | Answered on May 27, 2010


no i dont think so :)

1997 Ford... | Answered on May 26, 2010


sounds like you should check the compression on number 1 cylinder it should be about 125. if it is than chances are you need to replace number 1 injector.

1997 Ford... | Answered on May 26, 2010

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