Use a pneumatic die grinder to grind two flat spots, parallel to each other on the shoulder of the threaded stud sticking out of the arm rest. Grind down enough on both sides and use a 7/16 open end wrench on it. Make sure the threads are clean on both surfaces and then thread the stud into the seat back armrest bracket. You can pull back the upholstery on the seat back far enough to expose the mount bracket so you can see what you are doing. You have to hold the armrest up and there will be a lot of tension as the stud turns in the armrest housing. Just make sure your not cross threaded and you will be fine. After the thread was in about 2/3 of the way; use a thinner wrench because the clearance between the armrest and the seat back bracket gets to tight for a standard wrench. Snug it down and make sure the arm rest moves up and down freely and your done.
How do I remove the arm rest in my 2003 Ford Windstar
How do i remove the rear back seats of my ford windstar minivan for cargo space
take it to a shop.
I have a 2000 Contour and there was a 19mm stud between the armrest and seat. It is hard to see and get the wrench on.
To remove a water pump from a 1998 Ford Windstar 3.0, you will need a tool called a tensioner. Disconnect the radiator and water hoses, then remove the water pump assembly.
Use a 3/8" nutdriver, or 1/4" drive ratchet with short extension and 3/8" socket. There are 3 each hex head fasteners spaced across the bottom of the armrest. Takes about 2 minute to remove them and the armrest.
Under the center console. Remove 2 screws under cup holders, 1 screw under 1/2 inch plug behind armrest, remove cover behind and underneath armrest (pry off) to get to 2 screws holding armrest on and remove it.
I don't know if this will work but its worth a try. Rotate the armrest up and down to locate the pivot point of the armrest. After locating the pivot point try pushing the armrest toward the seat very firmly. While pushing inward try rotating the armrest past the up or down stop. If you can get past that stop a little further rotation should bring it to a point where the arm rest will release and be able to be pulled away from the seat. Good luck. This method has worked on other seats but I don't know if it will work on a Windstar seat.
Ford Windstar was created in 1994.
I would advise against it.
a large hammer
Pump it out with an inexpensive hand pump.
I need to know the best way to remove and install the new window motor for a 96 Ford Windstar drivers side. Ray
Yes. The mirror on the 2001 Ford Windstar is the same mirror found on the 1999 Ford Windstar. They are interchangeable.
Using a flat head screw driver, pop off the two plugs that are oval shaped on both sides of the armrest (the plugs are located below the armrest to the side of the seat in the console). Inside you will see two hex screws on each side. Remove the screws and the armrest and bracket list up. I haven't figured out how to remove the bracket from the armrest yet.
You will need a pulley puller to remove a power steering pump on a 1996 Ford Windstar.
yes the underpart of armrest has a bracket and single screw at end removing bracket screws will allow removal of armrest
it is on the trans,right side you will have to remove cat.converters to access.
Replace freeze plug in a 1998 ford windstar ?
The battery group is 65N for a 2003 Ford Windstar
The CD changer is in the center console of a 1999 Ford Windstar
Do you have a 3.8 engine for a 2001 Windstar Ford Van?