Hi I have a 96 windstar GL. The front windows won't roll down or up and they are electric. I've been told the fuses are fine, any suggestions?


Asked by Wonderjava May 31, 2010 at 08:16 PM about the 1996 Ford Windstar 3 Dr GL Passenger Van

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

8 Answers

Not Active

sounds like you need to put new switches in it.

Julian Vaiana

did they both stop working at the same time? If so then the motors are probably fine and I would check the fuses again...it is possible that the windows are tied in to a different circuit who's fuse blew first so you can check to see if theres anything else not working and go from there.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Christopher Paden

I also say check/replace switches. If you are mechanically inclined you can take apart the switches and clean the contacts. 14 years of water and dirt get down in there and the contact pads get gummed up.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

I was wondering the same thing. My passenger stopped like a year ago. No big deal. AS of Saturday my driver window stopped. I can hear a "click" when I try to roll down. Wanted to find the easiest fix - fuse I thought. My car never came with an owners manual. Anyone know where the fuses are and how to tell if they're blown? pamelapatton@ymail.com

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
Not Active

the fuse box is at one or two places,under dash on driver side or in kick panell .or at end of dash where the door closes.their is a metal wire inside if blown it will be like broke into.i feel your switch is bad on driver side.

Robert Winter

Push it over a steep cliff and put it out of it's and your misery!!! Buy a new vehicle preferably NOT a Ford product

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Not Active

not funny,if you dont like fords,stay off the ford form.

Not Active

first does the driver side go down,you can run down the passenger side from the drivers side ,if the passanger side switch is bad it will not work on the driver side,the motors are probley fine,just replace the switches,their is no fuse for the windows.is a easy fix to swap out the switches.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Ford Windstar Van Oil pan blew off when I went to start 14 answers

    I turn the key and BANG! Big explosion noise in the FRONT end. NOT A BACKFIRE. all myoil leaked out. Now there is a big tear in my oil pan. Has anybody ever heard of such a thing?? Could ether or o...

    Ford Windstar


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2 questions on ford windstar 2000 2 answers

    #1 My van's heat went out in march in the front. Summer came and I had both heat and cold air. Now nov, it has no heat right now. Yesterday heat came on in the windshield vent but today it did not. ...

    Ford Windstar


    Maintenance & Repair

  • anybody have their Windstar's rear axle or subframe mounts to break/fail AFTER the recall repair parts were installed? 72 answers

    i bought my '02 LX in Oct'11 and the recall repairs were freshly done by the local Ford Dealer that sold it to me. I'm curious to know if the recall repair parts out there are doing their job.

    2002 Ford Windstar SE Sport


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 98 windstar 3.8 problems 3 answers

    98 windstar 3.8 - Freind borrowed the car and it died (she said it got hit by lightning) wasnt getting gas checked fuses checked power to fuel pump, had a pump so swapped it out to see. Got gas. no sp...

    1998 Ford Windstar


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Power window on passenger side won't come down. 6 answers

    My 2008 F-150 crew cab passenger side front door window will not go down with a switch, I pulled the door panel and unplugged the motor and jumped it, and it went down and up with out a problem, I plu...

    2008 Ford F-150 FX2 Sport SB


    Maintenance & Repair

Looking for a Used Windstar in your area?
CarGurus has 1,198 nationwide Windstar listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

Search Ford Windstar Questions

Ford Windstar Experts

#1 JohnBarJB
Reputation 390
#2 T_S_T
Reputation 380
#3 dandyoun
Reputation 300
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Grand Caravan"
363 Great Deals out of 33,479 listings starting at $165
Used Chrysler Town & Country"
858 Great Deals out of 38,814 listings starting at $1,395
Used Dodge Caravan"
6 Great Deals out of 1,154 listings starting at $1,700
Used Honda Odyssey"
476 Great Deals out of 29,437 listings starting at $1,600
Used Honda Civic"
818 Great Deals out of 56,871 listings starting at $999
Used Ford Taurus"
367 Great Deals out of 21,251 listings starting at $1,750
Used Ford F-150"
3,136 Great Deals out of 178,951 listings starting at $1,450
Used Ford Explorer"
1,074 Great Deals out of 46,651 listings starting at $850
Used Ford Expedition"
602 Great Deals out of 20,111 listings starting at $1,991