Re: 1996 Ford Aerostar Van
On 13 Oct 2005 10:06:32 -0700, "Thatgirl1971" <Thatgirl1971@msn.com>
>I'm having a problem with my Aerostar that I have never encountered in
>any other vehicle. It started a couple of months ago where the van
>would feel like it was 'skidding' when turning a corner. Yesterday, I
>backed out of the driveway; and when I put it in 'drive', I heard a
>huge clunk. It seems that if you turn a corner with your foot on the
>accelerator, it makes the clunking sound. If you just coast around a
>corner, there's no sound. I also drove into a parking space at work,
>and I felt like I 'skidded' into it. It's the oddest thing.
The "track rod" between the rear axle and the body is loose. I've seen
the rod itself go bad, and I've seen the "bracket" on the body pull
off. If you are lucky, it's just the bushings.