1996 Ford Mustang Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Ford Mustang
1996 Ford Mustang Problems
If a squeaking noise is heard while turning the steering wheel, the outer tie rod ends may be worn and should be replaced.
The magnet for the camshaft position sensor may fall out of its mount and damage the synchronizers. This causes long crank times when starting the engine and may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. If this happens, both the magnets and the synchronizers need to be replaced.
It is not uncommon for the intake manifold and/or valve cover gaskets to develop a coolant or oil leak. Leakage from the intake manifold may result in coolant in the engine oil. Coolant mixing with the engine oil severally impacts the lubrication ability of the oil. Internal engine may result if this condition is not repaired promptly.
1996 Ford Mustang Questions
The test light is lighting up when I touch anything under the hood. I have disconnected everything like music and even the whole battery.. Still testing positive. I was stranded at work and ended up getting the car towed because it wouldn't start so I brought a starter battery and alternator....
I've replaced the MAF sensor and the purge valve and IAT sensor and 2 O2 sensors, and a filler gasket. I've been running premium fuel and checked my vacuum hoses. but my car says I could have vacuum leak, and check fuel pressure. I will be sitting at a stop light and it'll idle at aro...
the car will die when ever I take a corner or at times when I'm in a line of traffic slowing down for a traffic light or just in a slow line of traffic. I just had to have new lower intake gaskets put on due to a blown lower intake gasket at the water port on the lower intake this is when I s...
1996 Ford Mustang Recalls
1996 Ford Mustang Reviews
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I had, a 1996 Ford Mustang, it was a great car, I had it for 13 years, it was dependable, it ran great, even though i did not do a lot of upkeep for it. No complaints about it, just the last years I had the car, it started finally falling apart. Had to day good bye to it. I would get another Mustang.
my mustang has 242,000 miles on it. the car could use new struts to help with the hills and carves but other than that i drive it every day and never have any problems out of it. 96 mustang 3.8l 5 speed