Questions tagged [mustang]

The Mustang is an American automobile manufactured by Ford, which has been in continuous production since march 1964.

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Is this tire dangerous to drive with or is it driveable. Only one that has damage

Mustang 2011 don’t know how this happened to this one tire. Recently purchased the car, maybe happened when driving over potholes don’t know. Had this car for 3 weeks so far and noticed I had this ...
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Intermittent loss of electrical power on a Ford Mustang

This is a 1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6. Electrical power completely shuts down and comes back on, the dashboard lights and gauges go crazy. I put in a new battery, alternator and negative cable and ...
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1971 Mach 1 Mustang Overheating issues

Just recently purchase a partially restored 71 Mustang with an aftermarket 460 crate engine And a C6 transmission. Most of the restore has been on the outside of the vehicle and its in good condition ...
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Electrical Issue Mustang, Check charging system FUEL LEVEL LOW DTE ODO DATA ERR

So about two weeks ago I was driving my mustang (2005 V6 Convertible) when an a couple of strange things happened in the instrument cluster. The screen displayed the message "Check Charging System" ...
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Gauges not working on 2005 Ford Mustang

The gauges (RPM's, gas, temp and sometimes speedometer) aren't working. It's a V6. Is this a complicated and expensive fix? Thanks for any help.
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What year mustang is this and does anyone know the size of the hood

I just bought this car and am trying to buy new parts to fix it up does anyone know what kind of car mustang it is and what the size of hood is
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Convertible's motor (likely) damaged

I own a 2013 Convertible Mustang. A couple of months ago, it had been raining heavily where I live. I started seeing water near the panel near the passenger seat whenever I'd drive. I was later told ...
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1995 Ford Mustang GT rpms and idle issue

I need help my car like to idle around 500 in park and in gear. And when I drive and start accelerating it stops at 2000 rpms and doesn’t want to go anymore until I give it some more gas but then it ...
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Fueling vehicle issues

Every time I go to pump gas in 2009 ford mustang. Almost every gallon that pokes in to tank makes the nozzle trigger pop back like if it was full. It is annoying to hold it and still pops back out. ...
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My stereo lost power

Hey so I recently messed with my headlights on my Mustang 2002 but in the process I guess I lost power to my stereo? What happened and how do I fix this ?
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Flashing O/D (OverDrive) light — Where is the code?

I'm working on a 2007 Ford Mustang. The O/D light is flashing and the transmission has some rough shift transitions. When I use OBDII to read the codes, there are no faults found, no faults in ...
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My mustang doesn’t accelerate. 120000 miles

My car turns on just fine. After a while driving it. The car loses power and it doesn’t want to even hit 10 mph. My check engine light is on, but the machine tells me it’s the oxygen sensors. Can ...
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No crank or start

I have a 2001 Ford Mustang and I put a new ignition locking cylinder and and a different ignition housing and a new antenna immobilizer and I even have the chipped key attached to the antenna ...
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98 Mustang Randomly loses power w/ gas smell

So when I'm driving around, and specifically when it's humid as I've noticed, my car will randomly lose power and when at a constant speed, start lurching back and forth. Every time this happens, all ...
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Rims stuck on car with plastic hub centric rings

I think I forced my new rims with plastic hub centric rings and now they are stuck, I can't remove the rims off the car. I have a mustang 07
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Stripped header bolt hole. Can I repair w/o taking out the engine?

So I installed new headers onto my 95 mustang GT with a friend who "knew what he was doing" until he stripped one of my manifold bolt holes. I know I can either insert new threads or tap and dye it, ...
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How can I unseize a transmission pan bolt?

All bolts were tight as hell. One last bolt I put everything I had on it, vice grips etc... [Vehicle: 1995 Ford Mustang, 6 cyl] This thing will not budge. Please help a brother out.Thanks
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One headlight stuck in high beam mode + other electrical gremlins after head unit install

This is a 2002 Ford Mustang base model. One of my headlights is stuck on high beams the other is on low. When I turn my high beams on both are high. Not sure if this has anything to do with it but ...
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Car goes into limp mode, but dealer can't find what is wrong

My 2009 Mustang GT, 44,000 miles, Manual transmission, sometimes goes into limp mode and the wrench light comes on. If I restart the car, it works again for a day or two until it happens again. Today ...
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1992 Fox Body 5.0

My son has a 92 Fox Body Mustang with the 5.0 Ford engine. We’re having problems setting the timing. The timing marks for coming up underneath the car rather than on the timing gage. We pulled the ...
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Why won't my Mustang move in 1st, 2nd, 3rd gear after clutch change?

My mustang will not move in first or second or 3rd gear but will in 4th gear. I really need some advice regarding the issue. It is rattling when the pedal isn't engaged. I recently paid for a new ...
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Having bit of Oil problem

I have a 2000 Ford Mustang,the oil light came up, so I thought it's time to put some oil in it. I did that and my oil light still says on. I am feeling low as my car won't start. Any clue what could ...
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2014 Mustang Check Charging System

The light first came on about a month ago, intermittently, every 3/4 days for about 2 weeks. Then it started staying on, alerting me 2/3 times in a 30 min trip. Then 30 mins into a hour drive home, ...
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How to un-stick a schrader valve on high side of AC

I have a 2007 Ford V6 Mustang that has a stuck high-side A/C Schrader valve. The system is evacuated and without pressure but the schrader valve will not turn. I've ruined two tools because the ...
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Cooling fan shuts off after getting up to temp

Working on an overheating issue on my 2008 Mustang GT. Car starts normally after sitting all night and fan starts up when I click on the AC. Let the car run (or drive it in traffic) and as soon as ...
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Audible clicking at high speeds - what could it be?

I just recently started hearing an audible clicking sound in my 2015 Ford Mustang Ecoboost. I only hear it in 3rd and 4th gear and only when I'm at about 3.5k rpm and higher. (I originally just ...
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A/C hose blowout while charging new system, do I need to add more oil?

I installed a brand new A/C system in my 91 Mustang (compressor, condenser, accumulator, and all hoses and fittings) and when I began charging it last night the high-pressure side hose from the ...
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Transmission or not?

I have a question. My 2007 ford Mustang with an automatic transmission will start up and allow you to put it in any gear, but the car will not move even though the motor revs up. Any idea what caused ...
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Connecting rod bearing torque specs 2003 Ford Mustang

Anyone know any good websites to check for torque specs? I have looked on library.alldatapro and google, and I couldnt find it. Are there any reliable websites out there that anyone knows with car ...
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new stage 1 clutch slipping after upgrading mag size?

~I installed a stage 1 clutch kit on my 07 Mustang v6. As long as the mags are 17's there is no issue, but as soon as I went to 18" with sticky pirelli's... the brand new clutch slips and over revs ...
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66 mustang automatic (3 speed) adding fluid after removing pan gasket

What I've done so far to the trans: removed pan replaced filter replaced pan gasket put it back together Issues: I have a bad torque converter (lurches then stalls when selecting gear) no idea if i ...
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RTV gasket maker

I looked online on different websites for a gasket that I need. In taking off the oil filter adapter on my 2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L V6, I found that the gasket that goes between the adapter and the ...
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2003 Ford Mustang 3.8l v6 oil pan removal

changing out the rod bearings on my first car. I read on ALLDATA that I have to lower the front subframe to get the oil pan out from under the car because it is right above the subframe. However, it ...
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Reversed with handbreak on and manual transmission - how to diagnose problems if they arise?

I was nervous driving a borrowed manual transmission and, as I was parking, accidentally went over one of the rocks that line the sides of our driveway. The front wheels went over but the rock ...
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oil pan removal

anyone know how to take off the oil pan from a 2003 ford mustang 3.8l v6 engine? I took off all the bolts that hold the oil pan to the engine but it doesnt want to come off...I triple checked to make ...
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Head gasket sealer or head gasket replace

So, I posted here and ultimately decided the mechanic was lying to me. It turns out I was wrong. Overheating at idle - mechanic says head gasket The immediate overheating issue WAS due to the broken ...
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1968 Mustang 200: Vibration when accelerating

I have a 68 Mustang 200 CID automatic I have a vibration that I feel in the floor pan, that is only felt while under power. I looked under the car and found nothing loose. Any ideas what could be ...
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Need to change Rod bearings…any tips?

Currently waiting on the rod bearings to arrive in the mail for my 2003 ford mustang. Im 17 and its my first time doing this, anyone have any tips? or is there any special way that I have to change ...
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Noisy 4.6L Mustang engine

My 2010 Mustang GT 4.6L automatic with 97k miles on it has a noise coming from the drivers side valve cover. The noise sounds to me like all of the other typical cam phaser noises; a ticking sound ...
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Can you run an engine with an acorn shell in one of the cylinders?

While I was taking apart a 2003 3.8L Ford Mustang that I recently bought, one of the many small acorn shells I found on the engine fell into a cylinder through the intake port (red arrow in the photo)....
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Mustang dies when I put it in park

I have a strange problem with my 1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6. When I put it in park, the engine will drop below 500 RPM and will usually die. If the engine doesn't die it will return to normal RPM. I ...
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Motor clicking sound!

There are two strange sounds coming from my 2003 Ford V6 Mustang. One is a medium clicking sound that goes away every now and then and is not as loud as before my last oil change (with marvel ...
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Rear Noise when reversing then accelerating slowly

A week ago, I noticed a noise coming from the rear when I reverse and press on the gas and then it slowly disappears when increasing rpms. I just had the rear main seal replaced last week. Please help....
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What are vehicle emission limitations in Bavaria? [closed]

I currently work in USA but I'm going to relocate to Münich, Bavaria. The thing is I want to transport my 2001 Ford Mustang to Germany. My only concern (other than costs of course) is that European ...
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2007 Mustang, Bad battery?

Does the appearance of corrosion point to a larger problem with the battery? There's neverbeen a corrosion issue before this and now, it's ridiculous. Could this point to the necessity to replace the ...
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1998 Ford Mustang jerks badly on acceleration after I shift gears

When shifting my 5-speed from 1st to 2nd gear there's no problem, but when I go to press on the throttle after shifting I feel a jerk. I have adjusted the clutch cable after replacing the broken one. ...
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Steering wheel shakes and wobbles bad at 70km+

Hey everyone I got a 99 v6 mustang and I just bought it off buddy, not bad at all. Only problem is that the steering wheel starts to shake and just gets worse with more speed. It settles down around ...
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1998 V6 Mustang -20+ LTFT on both banks

I just finished doing a bunch of work on my Mustang (replaced all gaskets down to head gaskets on engine, had the heads milled and a valve job done, replaced all the fuel injectors, new fuel injector, ...
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Fix error code P2122 for Mustang 2014 with engine 3.7L

Knowledge level: I know little about cars Help needed: Please help me find out what is going on and how to fix the error code P2122 for Ford Mustang car 2014 with engine 3.7L
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Work involved in changing master cylinder and brake booster on 1972 Mustang

How much work is involved to change out the master cylinder and power brake booster on a 1972 Mustang?