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

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How much money should I expect to pay a mechanic to get my mustang started after 5 years without starting? [closed]

I have a 1998 Ford Mustang convertible that's been sitting uncovered in my parent's driveway for 5 years and has only been started once using starter fluid about 3 years ago. When we tried to start ...
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A/c gauge temp doing weird. Sky coupe gt 350

I have a gt350 coupe and I know when I am parked with the a/c on it will overheat in an hour, so I need to turn a/c off. But this time while driving the temperature gauge started going down, not ...
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RPM dropping after refueling

It only happens when I refuel and then drive and everytime I come to a complete stop it drops RPM from a normal 1k to 500 and then goes back up to 1k I am not sure what’s wrong I use 93 premium ...
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Did I hose my transmission?

I have a 2013 Ford Mustang with an MT82 6-speed manual transmission. I don't know the history of the car so I figured it would be a good idea to change the transmission fluid. I drained it out and ...
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2008 4.6L mustang

I have been looking for spark plugs for the old H code engine. It is a fine thread and used a 5/8 socket. Its a 2008 ford gt mustang. Any ideas of what soark plug would work? Thank you in advance
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“Upper intake gasket” on a 2008 Mustang v8 seems impossible to get? [closed]

On a 2008 Mustang GT, there's a small coolant leak, turns out in the heater unit. Easy to fix but to get at that the mechanics have to remove the top stuff, SO, it seems the "upper intake gasket&...
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What can be faulty on my clutch system ? Mustang '67

I've ran out of ideas, haven't had the time to go under the car so I would like to know your opinion. I was riding my '67 Mustang, until gears suddenly felt stiff to engage, afterwards I realized the ...
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Could there really be THIS massive a leak in my a/c?

I've had problems with my A/C, in particular, my compressor clutch doesn't engage. (2012 Ford Mustang, V6) I replaced the low pressure switch and even bypassed the relay to ensure that the clutch is ...
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1968 I-6 swap questions about the spindles and or any tips/ etc

I have a original inline 6 that I’m swapping with a 302 I already have a c-4 trans that is in the car currently, I know of swapping the front end and what I have to do for the extra weight but (not ...
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whats causing rear knock from driver side wheel?

I have a 5spd 95 Mustang GT v8 5.0L with a Limited Slip Differential (LSD). My rear driver wheel is knocking. This only occurs while coasting or decelerating, will take off from a stop and all is fine....
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Head bolt replacement on a Mustang gt 2005

I had the engine on the car rebuilt and when the shop tried to start the car they found out that they had to use new phaser bolts. In less than 10,000 kilometers the engine is overheating and I ...
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Creaking sound from the rear right side of the car

I have a 2017 Ecoboost that's currently at ~27,000 miles. Recently, I noticed that the rear right side of the car makes a creaking sound when making sharp turns at slow speeds. Sometimes, the noise ...
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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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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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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 ...