Consumer Review Video - 2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L V6

Car Displayed: 2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L V6

The 2002 Ford Windstar SEL is a relatively easy vehicle to maintain, but is more recommended to those capable of vehicle maintenance. Checking the transmission fluid level with reliability is no problem, as the dipstick is easily accessible in the engine bay. Not every model includes this dipstick. The cabin air filter is easy to access, as you only have to remove one easy to remove cover in the cowl for access to the filter. The engine coolant reservoir is easily visible in the engine bay. This will allow you to check and replenish the fluid level on a regular basis.

Some things are problematic on the 2002 Ford Windstar SEL. You will have to peel back the wheel well lining for access to the fog light. This lining can grow tight to the vehicle and be difficult to peel back. To access the spare tire, you will have to lower the tire from under the vehicle for access to it. The lowering mechanism can grow rusted to the vehicle and be difficult to peel back. The brake fluid reservoir is not overly visible on this vehicle. This will make it hard to check and replenish the fluid level.

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