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2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L V-6 – Workshop Service & Repair Manual

YEAR 2002
MODEL Windstar 2nd generation
FUEL TYPE Gasoline (Petrol)

Our comprehensive workshop service and repair manual will help you unlock the full potential of your 2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L V-6.

Specifically tailored for this model, this manual is an indispensable resource for DIY enthusiasts and professional mechanics.

Highlighted Features:

  • Thorough Coverage: Delve into detailed instructions encompassing every aspect of your Ford Windstar, providing a comprehensive understanding of the vehicle's mechanics, from the powerful 3.8L V-6 engine to the transmission and interior components.
  • Clear and Concise Guidance: Accompanied by clear diagrams and illustrations, each step is elucidated with utmost clarity, ensuring even the most intricate repairs and maintenance tasks are easily understandable, facilitating smooth restoration processes.
  • Insights from Seasoned Professionals: Benefit from valuable insights and tips from experienced technicians with years of hands-on experience with Ford vehicles. These tips and insights will enhance your efficiency and proficiency during repairs and restorations.
  • Electrical System Assistance: Navigate through detailed wiring diagrams and electrical system information to facilitate accurate diagnosis and resolution of electrical issues, ensuring your Ford Windstar remains in optimal condition.



  • Engine Components & Diagnostics.
  • Fuel System.
  • Ignition System.
  • Exhaust System.
  • Transmission & Drivetrain.
  • Steering & Suspension.
  • Brakes & Traction Control.
  • Heating & Air Conditioning.
  • Electrical System.
  • Instrumentation & Warning Indicators.
  • Windows, Glass, and Wipers.
  • Lighting System.
  • Body & Frame.
  • Restraints & Safety Systems.


  • Fluid Checks & Replacements.
  • Filters & Belts.
  • Scheduled Service Intervals.
  • Tire Rotation & Replacement.
  • Brake Inspection & Service.
  • Battery Maintenance.
  • Cooling System Checks.
  • Routine Inspections for Optimal Performance.

Printable: Yes

Compatibility: It is compatible with various electronic devices, including PC and Mac computers, Android and Apple smartphones and tablets, and more.

Requirements: Adobe Reader, Foxit (free)

This Workshop Service and Repair Manual for the 2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L V-6 ensures you have the knowledge and guidance to maintain, diagnose, and repair your vehicle efficiently. It empowers you to handle restoration tasks confidently, regardless of your expertise level.

  • How can I address my 2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L V-6 engine leaks?

              • Identify Leak Sources: Locate the source of the leak by inspecting the engine compartment for oil, coolant, or transmission fluid leaks.
              • Tighten or Replace Seals: To prevent further leakage, tighten loose seals or gaskets and replace any damaged ones.
              • Repair or Replace Components: Repair or replace faulty components such as the oil pan gasket, radiator hoses, or transmission more excellent lines.
              • Routine Maintenance: Conduct scheduled inspections and upkeep to detect and address leaks early.
              • Professional Support: Consult with a certified professional for assistance. Mechanic for complex leak repairs.

              A suggestion in the manual: The engine maintenance section guides the identification and addressing of engine leaks.

  • How can I reduce vibrations in my 2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L V-6?

                • Wheel Balancing: Ensure that the wheels are correctly aligned. Balanced to minimize vibrations, especially at high speeds.
                • Suspension Inspection: Inspect the suspension components, including the shocks, struts, and control arms, for wear and damage. Replace any worn-out parts.
                • Engine Mounts Check: Check the engine mounts for wear or damage and replace them if necessary.
                • Professional Diagnosis: If vibrations For lasting solutions seek advice from a skilled mechanic. Thorough diagnosis.

                The manual suggests consulting the suspension troubleshooting section to diagnose and resolve vibration issues.

  • How can I improve the power output of my 2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L V-6?

                  • Engine Tune-Up: To ensure optimal engine performance, perform a comprehensive engine tune-up, including replacing spark plugs, ignition coils, and air filters.
                  • Fuel System Cleaning: Clean the fuel injectors and throttle body to improve fuel delivery and engine efficiency.
                  • Exhaust System Check: Conduct a thorough examination of the exhaust system to detect any issues. Restrictions or leaks and repair or replace damaged components.
                  • Professional Evaluation: If power output remains low, consult an experienced mechanic to diagnose any underlying issues.

                  Recommendation: Refer to the engine performance enhancement section in the manual for tips on improving power output.

  • How can I improve the ride and handling of my 2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L V-6?

                    • Suspension Upgrade: Consider upgrading the suspension components to improve ride quality and handling characteristics.
                    • Tire Selection: Choose tires with a suitable tread pattern and size for optimal traction and handling performance.
                    • Alignment and Balancing: Ensure the wheels are correctly aligned and balanced to prevent uneven tire wear and improve handling.
                    • Professional Evaluation: If ride and handling issues For lasting durability, seek guidance from a seasoned mechanic.further assessment.
                    Suggestion in the manual: For guidance on improving ride and handling, consult the manual's suspension system enhancement section.
  • How can I address transmission issues in my 2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L V-6?

                      • Transmission Fluid Check: Ensure the transmission fluid is at the correct level and in good condition. Top up or replace the fluid if necessary.
                      • Transmission Service: To maintain transmission health, perform a transmission service, including replacing the filter and flushing the old fluid.
                      • Professional Diagnosis: If transmission problems persist, consult an experienced mechanic for a comprehensive diagnosis.

                      Suggestion: The manual's transmission troubleshooting section guides diagnosing and resolving transmission issues.

  • How can I address window and windshield problems in my 2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L V-6?

                        • Window Motor and Regulator Inspection: Check the window motors and regulators for proper operation. Replace any faulty components.
                        • Windshield Repair or Replacement: Repair minor. Promptly repair windshield chips or cracks to prevent further spreading. Replace the windshield if it is severely damaged.
                        • Weatherstripping Maintenance: Inspect the weatherstripping around the windows and windshield for wear or damage. Replace any worn-out weatherstrips.
                        • Professional Assistance: Seek assistance from a qualified auto glass technician for complex window or windshield repairs.

                        The manual recommends Consult the manual's window and windshield maintenance section for guidance on addressing common problems.

Bear in mind that consistent upkeep and prompt repairs can mitigate some of these issues. If you own a Windstar, staying informed about Identifying and promptly addressing potential issues is crucial for a smoother driving experience.



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2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L V-6 – Workshop Service & Repair Manual

Original price was: $99.99.Current price is: $39.99.

YEAR 2002
MODEL Windstar 2nd generation
FUEL TYPE Gasoline (Petrol)
File Format: pdf
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