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What would cause the backup sensors to stop working on a Ford Windstar - Freestar?

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2009-09-26 14:47:57

Answer back up sensors

It was just a few months after I bought my 99 Windstar that I

had problems. It always seem to happen after it had rained and when

I got to the dealer the problem went away. After numerous trips

they seemed to finally resolve the problem.


I was told that they used some kind of marine sealant on the

sensors. It would appear that when it rained or after I washed the

van the sensors would short out. That seemed to work for about 2

years now the problem has returned. The sensors seem to work after

a few days of no rain. I think the sealant has broken down.


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