Talked With The Local ford Service Department And They Are Aware Of This Problem. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. I had it back last winter for a recall repair and if anything the problem has gotten worse. This switch is covered with brake fluid and could start a fire at any time. The Current Mileage Was Approximately 75,000.
. Battery Light Still Comes On. Nov 18, 2009 The Morning Of July 11, 2010, The Abs Control Module On Our 2002 windstar Suffered An Internal Fire Due To Brake Fluid Leaked From The Bad Switch, Resulting In A Loss Of Proper Brake Function And No Readings From The Speedometer, Tachometer, And Odometer as Well As Multiple Warning Lights. Then In March 2010, After Smelling electrical Burning, The Battery Light Began Intermittently Illuminating And Go Off When Gas Is Applied For A Few Moments. The mechanic says there is nothing wrong with the brakes?? The Fluid Accumulates On The always On Power Connectors For The Abs Brake System Which Are Powered By Fuses 101 And 102 And Are Both 40 Amp. Brake fluid was checked, it is at the correct level.
I Can Not Af ford To Get Another Vehicle. The contact stated lights on the dashboard and the radio began to flash on and off. Speedometer, Odometer And Airconditioning Have Also Stopped Working. Brake And Abs Lights Are Now Off. This acted up when I was going over and intersection and ended up stalling the vehicle right in the middle and while a car was coming from one way luckly I got the vehicle started and time and got out of there but after taking it to the dealership they couldnt even figure out what could be wrong I dont feel like loosing my life. Now besides the interior lights not working, the radio, clock, cd player are all not working and replacing fuses doesn't help.
From info online, this could be related to the recall of the speed control system modification I have not had that repair done yet. Oct 05, 2008 While Driving My 2002 ford windstar Se Van, The Abs, Brake, Trac Control Light Comes On. Turned Off Vehicle And Lights Disengaged. The failure and current mileage was 61,000. Later that day when I took it home and it started to heat up in the summer time here in florida the lights came back on indicating to me that I had no anti-lock brakes!!!!! The technicians were able to restart the vehicle, but were unable to determine the cause of the failure. During the week prior to 07-15-2010 I had to stop quickly for backed up traffic on sr 434 and since I had no abs my braking distance was increased and the overall braking ability of the van was not what it would have been had the abs system been functioning properly.
Due to short in the cruise control disable switch aka brake pressure differential deactivation switch located under the master cylinder caused from brake fluid leaking onto it. Just today when I went out first thing in the morning to start my van, my electronics door opener would not work. I Am Going To Personally Check The Leak To Verify The Proximity Of The Location Of The Leak To The Scds. May 25, 2012 At Drive-through, Radio Suddenly Quit, And The Abs And Brake Lights Came On. Yes, I Do Have The Original Switch That Was Removed From The Van looks Like Part f58a-9f924-aa 2063 It Was Kind Of Hard To Read. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. Not Having The Abs Problem Fixed May Lead To Further Complications, But I Cannot Af ford These Costly Repairs At This Time.
Complaint Number: 10293422 Incident Date: November 22, 2009 Date Added to File: November 24, 2009 Description of the Complaint: The wiring to the master cylinder speed control pressure switch melted and caused a small fire which fortunately was put out. It was very hot that day so I went to roll down the power windows and they didn't work. This past weekend, the brakes did not respond when I decelerated. The vehicle was not repaired. Later That Day When I Took It Home And It Started To Heat Up In The Summer Time Here In Florida The Lights Came Back On Indicating To Me That I Had No Anti-lock Brakes!!!!! I have started my engine and seen the odometer run what appears to be some sort of diagnostic test. The contact stated that the vehicle would exhibit a loud noise when started.
This Vehicle Has Been In The Shop Twice Since We Have Owned It And This Is Costing Us Hundreds so Far To Fix Issues That Everyone With This Vehicle Is Having. Speedometer, odometer and airconditioning have also stopped working. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Complaint Number: 10610490 Incident Date: May 5, 2014 Date Added to File: July 14, 2014 Description of the Complaint: Car bought in march 2014 from used car dealership. I was checking a website and found many other complaints from people who have the same problem with their ford vehicles. The mechanic stated that the electrical problems were the result of the defective cruise control. Apr 25, 2009 My 2002 ford windstar Instrument Cluster Has Illuminated The Red Brakelight Yellow Abs Lights And The Trac Off Symbol Sporadically Since Last Summer This Is Consistent With Information I Found In A Current Nhtsa Investigation.
There was brake fluid on the switch below the brake master cylinder on the wires to a switch underneath. When vehicle warms up the brake light will come on. The warning light indicators remained illuminated until the engine was turned off. I Am Current On All Of The Recalls Issued By ford As Of June 2011. Complaint Number: 10374045 Incident Date: January 20, 2010 Date Added to File: January 3, 2011 Description of the Complaint: In my 2002 windstar the abs and brake lights come on while driving and will go off only to come back on another time while driving. Another Fine Example Of ford Quality! There are no codes and there seams to be no effect on the van except maybe the anti lock brakes not working.