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Windstar 1995 (10.1994-07.2000)

Mechanical Repairs > 1 General Information > 100 Service Information > 100-02 Jacking and Lifting > Description and Operation > Jacking

Jacking and Lifting - Jacking Windstar 1995 (10/1994-07/2000)
Description and Operation

WARNING:
WARNING:Never run the engine with one wheel off the ground, such as when changing a tire. The wheel still on the ground could cause the vehicle to move. Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury.
CAUTION:
CAUTION:Do not allow the jack to contact the halfshafts or front wheel driveshaft and joints, steering linkage, suspension arms, stabilizer bar, or compress the stabilizer bar link insulators. Damage to suspension, exhaust and steering linkage components may occur if care is not exercised when positioning the jack to lift the vehicle.
CAUTION:
CAUTION:Under no circumstances should the vehicle ever be lifted by the front or rear control arms, halfshafts or front wheel driveshaft and joints. Severe damage to the vehicle could result.
CAUTION:
CAUTION:The service jack provided with the vehicle is only intended to be used in an emergency for changing a deflated tire. Never use the service jack to hoist the vehicle for any other service. Refer to the Owner Guide when using the jack supplied with the vehicle.
CAUTION:
CAUTION:Do not attempt to use jack pressure on either the front bumper or the rear bumper of any unitized vehicle. Damage to bumper covers will occur.

Refer to the procedure in this section to lift the vehicle.

Jacking Points

WARNING:
WARNING:Jacking contact points are identified by a triangle stamped in the unibody sheet metal. Using other areas to lift the vehicle may cause damage to the vehicle. Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury.

For additional information, refer to Lifting in this section. for jacking contact points.

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